Candide Kirk – Founder of Join Book Club


Candide is the founder of Join Book Club, a premium curated e-book store and community platform launching later on in 2015. Candide is also the co-founder of Quirkat, an independent multiplatform video game development studio with over ten years of game design and production under her belt. With her experience in digital distribution, new platform discoverability and self-publishing Candide is bringing best practices from the video game industry into the digital publishing world, helping publishers discover new media and consumer channels, evolving digital business models that can be adapted to books, and how technology that has been developed for other industries can be made to work best for the enhancement of the reader experience.

Candide can be reached through her Twitter @candidequirk or through Join Book Club at

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