We're back for the third round of Publicity Speed Dating. We have filled all of the bookstore slots for this event. If you would like to be placed on the waiting list, please email NAIBA. Although this event is sold out, you can still participate in the Online Press Kit Training call on March 2.
On March 2, NAIBA will host a press kit webinar from 10-11am with marketing guru, Maribeth Pelly. We are offering the invaluable opportunity to have your press kit reviewed prior to the Webinar. Email Maribeth Pelly to RSVP for the online training or to have your press kit reviewed .
The deadline for press kit review is Wednesday March 2, 2016.
Publicists from all the major houses will be in attendance to meet privately with you on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at Caroline's on Broadway.
We will be featuring:
Juliette Fay author of The Tumbling Turner Sisters
Told in turn by shy Winnie and headstrong Gert, THE TUMBLING TURNER SISTERS (Gallery Books; June 14, 2016; Hardcover; $24.99) is a story of awakening – to unexpected possibilities, to love and heartbreak, and to the dawn of a New American era. Travelling by train from town to town, the Turner women find a new kind of freedom in the company of performers who are diverse as their acts. Along the way, the Turners face dangers and turns of fate for which they could never have prepared.
Adam Haslett author of Imagine Me Gone
ADAM HASLETT is the author of the short story collection You Are Not a Stranger Here, which was a Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award finalist, and the novel Union Atlantic, winner of the Lambda Literary Award and shortlisted for the Commonwealth Prize. His books have been translated into eighteen languages, and he has received the Berlin Prize from the American Academy in Berlin, the PEN/Malamud Award, and fellowships from the Guggenheim and Rockefeller Foundations. He lives in New York City.
Rob Spillman author of All of Tomorrow's Parties
Rob Spillman, the award-winning, charismatic cofounding editor of the legendary Tin House magazine, has devoted his life to the rebellious pursuit of artistic authenticity. Born in Germany to two driven musicians, his childhood was spent among the West Berlin cognoscenti, in a city two hundred miles behind the Iron Curtain. There, the Berlin Wall stood as a stark reminder of the split between East and West, between suppressed dreams and freedom of expression.
Leigh Himes author of The One Who Got Away
Author Leigh Himes has spent fourteen years working in the public relations field. Born and raised in Greensboro, North Carolina, she now lives just outside of Philadelphia with her husband and their two children. Her debut novel, The One That Got Away, will be published by Hachette Books in May 2016.
Joshua C. Kendall author of First Dads
Joshua C. Kendall is the author of The Man Who Made Lists, about the creation of Roget's Thesaurus, and The Forgotten Founding Father, a biography of Noah Webster, the lexicographer responsible for Webster's Dictionary. He is also an award-winning journalist, with work in the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Psychology Today, and BusinessWeek, among other publications. He is an Associate Fellow of Yale's Trumbull College. His newest book, First Dads: Parenting and Politics from George Washington to Barack Obama will be published by Grand Central Publishing in May 2016.