Don Gorman has spent most of his professional life working within the book trade and has held positions as a bookseller, bookstore owner, publisher’s sales representative, and acquisitions editor. In 2006 he took over RMB|Rocky Mountain Books (, a well-established and respected guidebook company that traditionally published three to five books per year. Since then, he has repositioned the company for the 21st century and now successfully publishes and promotes a yearly catalogue of 20-30 provocative, engaging, and award-winning books on mountain history, adventure travel, outdoor culture, environmental consciousness, contemporary photography, and children’s books. He has served on the boards of the Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP), Association of Book Publishers of British Columbia (ABPBC), the Book Publishers Association of Alberta (BPAA), and the College of Fellows for the Royal Canadian Geographic Society. An avid fly fisherman, hiker and runner, he and his kids live in Victoria, British Columbia.