A representative sampling of the book marketing projects I’ve managed (primarily organizing book tours, Indie Next campaigns, regional publicity, bookseller outreach, and managing social media).

Requiem for Used Ignition Cap: Poems by J. Scott Brownlee (Orison Books)

Alice + Freda Forever: A Murder in Memphis by Alexis Coe (Zest Books)

Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America

  • Create all digital assets and manage social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, Google+, etc.)
  • Write and edit content for corporate blog
  • Manage email newsletter program
  • Digital publicity for events and book fairs

Toughs by Ed Falco (Unbridled Books)

  • Regional book tour (MD, VA, DC)
  • Decatur Book Festival panelist
  • Fall for the Book Festival panelist

Mercy 6 by David Bajo (Unbridled Books)

  • Regional book tour (CA)

River of Dust by Virginia Pye (Unbridled Books)

  • Indie Next Pick, May 2013
  • Regional book tour
  • Virginia Festival of the Book panelist
  • Fall for the Book Festival panelist

The Lighthouse Road by Peter Geye (Unbridled Books)

  • Indie Next Pick, October 2012
  • Midwest Connections Pick
  • Regional book tour (MN, IL, WI, MI)

The Bird Saviors by William J. Cobb (Unbridled Books)

  • Indie Next Pick, June 2012
  • Extensive book tour (CO, UT, NM, TX)
  • Texas Book Festival

The Afterlives of the Saints by Colin Dickey (Unbridled Books)

  • East & West Coast book tours (summer 2012)
  • Wordstock Book Festival

The Lola Quartet by Emily St. John Mandel (Unbridled Books)

  • #1 Indie Next Pick, May 2012
  • National book tour (hardcover)
  • Regional events (paperback)
  • Multiple book festivals

The Coffins of Little Hope by Timothy Schaffert (Unbridled Books)

  • Indie Next Pick, May 2011
  • Midwest Connections Pick
  • Regional book tours for hardcover and paperback

Jan Collins, author of Next Steps: A Practical Guide to Planning for the Best Half of Your Life (Quill Driver Books)

You Believers by Jane Bradley (Unbridled Books)

  • Indie Next Pick, May 2011
  • Regional book tour (Midwest & South)
  • Southern Festival of Books
  • SC Book Festival

Reading Lips: A Memoir of Kisses by Claudia Sternbach (Unbridled Books)

  • Indie Next Pick, April 2011
  • Regional events (CA, AZ)

Safe from the Sea by Peter Geye (Unbridled Books)

  • Indie Next Pick, Oct 2010
  • Midwest Connections Pick
  • Great Lakes Great Reads Pick
  • Indie Lit Award Winner
  • Indie Next Reading Group Pick (Fall 12)
  • Extensive regional book tour

An Unfinished Score by Elise Blackwell (Unbridled Books)

  • Indie Next Notable Book, May 2010
  • SIBA Okra Pick
  • Regional events
  • SC Book Festival

The Singer’s Gun by Emily St. John Mandel (Unbridled Books)

  • #1 Indie Next Pick, May 2010
  • Indie Bookseller’s Choice Award Winner
  • National book tour for hardcover (Midwest, CA, South & New York)
  • Regional events for paperback
  • Multiple book festival appearances