So You Want to Be a Publicist?

From creating author itineraries to planning book events, we’ll breakdown the myth of the frazzled publicist.

Stay tuned!

Here is a sneak peak.

Publicists are in charge of:

  • writing galley letters and press releases
  • planning authors tours and events
  • escorting authors to events, readings, and interviews
  • working closely with sales and marketing teams
  • contacting media to get reviews or interviews

Publicists Need to be:

  • enthusiastic
  • hard-working
  • good communicators
  • strong writers
  • outgoing and social
  • patient!! (dealing with sometimes difficult authors)
  • good multi-tasker
  • well-organized
  • flexible (long hours, evenings and weekends)