Meet the Team

Our fearless GBC Hosts are really behind the day to day success of the Girly Book Club phenomenon. We have such a great charismatic group of passionate literary women. If you have a question for a specific chapter get in touch! Otherwise please contact our head office at info@thegirlybookclub.com

Erin Woodward

Erin Woodward

Founder

I founded the GBC in 2008 when I moved to London and didn't know too many people. Since then I've had the most amazing journey growing the chapters and meeting amazing women all across the world.

Sarah Wreford

Sarah Wreford

Toronto Host

The book club has allowed me to meet the most incredible women. The conversations may begin about books but develop into so much more. Some of my closest friendships began at the GBC.

Jacquie Cushnie

Jacquie Cushnie

Toronto Host

What I love most about the group is the camaraderie among the members. Over the years I've met many wonderful women, quite a few are my good friends with whom I socialize regularly and travel the world.

Sarah Ryan

Sarah Ryan

Manchester Host

There have been times when I've finished my day job completely burnt out but by the end of a GBC meet up, I'm a bundle of energy! I feel very lucky to be part of such a wonderful enterprise

Veronica James

Veronica James

Oklahoma City Host

I was a former Californian looking to find new friends in Oklahoma. 3 years later, I have met and forged wonderful friendships with this great group of ladies as we discuss books and other interests.

Maura Brooks

Maura Brooks

Sydney Host

Best experience with the GBC: Attending a Gloria Steinem lecture with friends from the GBC. What’s your favorite thing about the book club: Meeting new friends and lots and lots of laughs.

Bianca Verbeek

Bianca Verbeek

Boston Host

Best experience with the club: Our extra social events as well as getting to know some awesome girls that are now my good friends. The GBC inspires me the read more and to get to see books from a different kind of view.

Penny Aiton

Penny Aiton

St John

I love the way the GBC brings together people from all over the world with their passion for reading and discussing books from a wide variety of authors.

Sabrina-Kate Eryou

Sabrina-Kate Eryou

Montreal Host

I love too many books to name just one! I have never been a member of ANY book club before but I have longed for it for my whole life. I love how the club brings people of all walks of life together for the common love of reading.

Christina Warner

Christina Warner

Singapore Host

My favorite thing about the Girly Book Club is that I've been able to read a bunch of different amazing books that I might not have chosen to read if left to my own devices. The Singapore Girly Book Club is great because I have the opportunity to meet a wide range of international women and chat with them about our mutual interest: BOOKS!

Molly Harper

Molly Harper

Lexington Host

My best experience with the GBC is having met some of my best girlfriends at the meetings in London! My favorite part of the GBC is meeting new people and reading good books.

Nicolle Forget

Nicolle Forget

Richmond Hill Host

My favourite thing about GBC is that so many different women are gathering to discuss a common topic but opening up and learning so much more.

Samantha Flores

Samantha Flores

New York

When I joined GBC, I came for the books but I stayed for the people! This group has given me the opportunity to meet the most amazing women each month. No matter how hectic my workday has been, I'm always energized and inspired by the conversations we have. There's nothing else quite like it!

Ariana Suer

Ariana Suer

Denver Host

My favorite thing about the GBC is how dedicated Erin is and how much we have grown because of her hard work! The friendships we gain and experiences we have are unlike any other book club.

Megan McCreary

Megan McCreary

Halifax Host

I started as a member of the Toronto GBC and when I moved to Halifax - I knew I wanted to start a chapter. My favourite thing about GBC is meeting with great women and having great conversations.

Rayissa Palmer

Rayissa Palmer

Etobicoke Host

My favorite thing about the GBC is the fun environment at a GBC night combining some of my favorite things - great girly books, super wine and food, and fabulous women!

Clara St-Pierre

Clara St-Pierre

Richmond Hill

I love the gbc because it allows me to connect with women in my area and read books that I wouldn't normally pick up on my own.

Christina Yang

Christina Yang

Vancouver Host

As a new resident to Vancouver (and Canada), I love the opportunity GBC provides to enjoy the city, read a broad spectrum of books, and of course, meet diverse and fabulous women!

Stacey Simpson

Stacey Simpson

Ottawa Host

I love the Girly Book Club! Through the club I have made some wonderful friends and have been introduced to different genres and authors. I loved reading A House In The Sky and Liane Moriarty's books.

Catherine Mongrain

Catherine Mongrain

London Host

My favourite thing about the GBC is all the new friendships I've made and helped foster in new members. With chapters starting up all over the world it's fantastic knowing that wherever life takes me, a GBC chapter will likely be waiting for me.

Kiera Rakoff

Kiera Rakoff

Portland

Having moved to Portland and not knowing too many people yet, I'm so happy I was able to join the GBC. It's been wonderful to meet such a fantastic group of women with like-minded interest about books and hear all the different stories we share about our lives

Laura DeVault

Laura DeVault

San Francisco

Our monthly meeting are wonderful for developing a sense of community in SF. I meet so many wonderful women that I wouldn't have otherwise met. It is a pleasure to get to know everyone. Our book club discussions deepen my understanding and enjoyment of these diverse and interesting books!

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