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• Working again with the Washington Independent Review of Books to promote their 5th Annual "Books Alive! 2017" Washington Writers Conference, April 28-29. Aspiring authors can pitch to literary agents and learn about publishing from the best in the business. Details here.

• Coming April 1, 2017: The Crime of Complicity: The Bystander in the Holocaust by Amos N. Guiora. Visit his new website.

• March 25-26, 2017: We launched Al-Tounsi with readings at Bird in Hand/The Ivy Bookshop in Baltimore and at Politics and Prose in Washington, DC.

• Published March 1, 2017: Al-Tounsi, a novel about the Supreme Court by Anton Piatigorsky. Visit his new website.

• Published February 1, 2017: Legal Asylum: A Comedy, a biting satire of American legal education by Paul Goldstein. Visit his website.

• Working with the Art Museum of the Americas on its permanent collection book. More info to come.

• Save the dates: GALA Hispanic Theater's REEL TIME Film Festival runs October 26-30, 2016, with films from Mexico, Argentina, and El Salvador. We'll have special guests, receptions, and surprises. Details to come!

• Fall 2016: Working with Ankerwycke authors Dina Gold, Paul Goldstein, Anton Piatigorsky, and Amos Guiora on their upcoming books.

• More events coming up for Ellen Prentiss Campbell and her books The Bowl with Gold Seams and Contents Under Pressure. Stay up-to-date here.

• The paperback edition of Dina Gold's book Stolen Legacy, which has been revised and updated, will be published in late November 

• Working with journalist, blogger, and author Deborah Kalb to help promote her new children's book, The President and Me: George Washington and the Magic Hat. Join us at Politics & Prose in DC on Tuesday, May 10.

• May 2, 2016: We launched Ellen Prentiss Campbell's novel The Bowl with Gold Seams last night at Upshur Street Books in Washington, DC. It was a wonderful event. Ellen has a lot more readings coming up, so check out the Events page on her website.

• May 1, 2016: I was delighted to work with the Washington Independent Review of Books for the first time this year on their "Books Alive! 2016" Washington Writers Conference. It was a terrific, sold out event that I highly recommend for authors looking for agents and looking to learn more about book publishing. Stay tuned for the upcoming video we're doing and details about next year!

• Ellen Prentiss Campbell's book trailer is up on her new website. Many thanks to Ken Cornwell (trailer) and Richard Yates (website), two of the best in the business!

• Mark your calendar for the launch event for Ellen Prentiss Campbell's novel, The Bowl with Gold Seams, at Upshur Street Books in D.C. on May 1st at 6 pm!

• Working with the Washington Independent Review of Books to promote their 4th Annual "Books Alive! 2016" Washington Writers Conference, to be held in Bethesda, MD, April 29-30. It's an amazing opportunity for writers to meet with agents, successful authors, and publishing pros. Details here.

• Dina Gold's book Stolen Legacy, which has sold very well in hardcover, will be published in paperback this fall. Stay tuned for details about the updated edition.

• Winter/Spring 2016: Excited to be working with writer and literary critic Ellen Prentiss Campbell on two terrific books: Contents Under Pressure (Broadkill River Press, February 2016), a collection of short stories, and The Bowl with Gold Seams (Apprentice House, May 2016), her debut novel. More to come.

• Mark your calendars for December 9-13 for REEL TIME AT GALA, a film festival featuring great classic and contemporary films from Mexico, Chile, and Argentina, plus receptions and Q&As.

• Sophie Cook and her novel Anna & Elizabeth have been selected for the Washington DCJCC's Hyman S. & Freda Bernstein Jewish Literary Festival's Local Author Fair on October 27. 

• To see Dina Gold's schedule of upcoming events, including the Mid-Manhattan Library, the Washington DCJCC, and more, visit her website.

• We had a wonderful time on August 28 at the Art Museum of the Americas fundraising event, Art After Dark. Funds will go toward the permanent collection book, which I will be working on with them.

• Dina Gold has many upcoming events, including a book talk & signing at Politics & Prose in Washington, DC on September 2. For updates on her schedule, visit her website.

• Summer/Fall 2015: Working with Dina Gold to promote her new book Stolen Legacy about her battle to get restitution for her family's building in Berlin that was seized by the Nazis. It's published by Ankerwycke, the new imprint of the American Bar Association.

• Summer 2015: Working with Sophie Cook to promote her upcoming book Anna & Elizabeth, an historical novel set in Hungary during the late 1800s and early 20th century. Website is under construction.

• On June 6, 2015, we are hosting a private studio event for The Jacob Kainen Art Trust in Kensington, Maryland. Read about Kainen here.

• Spring 2015: Working with Herbert Murray to promote his memoir Standing Tall in Times Square about spending 29 years in prison for a murder he did not commit.

• January 26, 2015: Read journalist Deborah Kalb's Book Q&A with Ori Z. Soltes.

• The French edition of The Promise (Ma Promesse) by Jacques Besnainou has been published by Comever De Rameau.

• January 14, 2015: Read journalist Deborah Kalb's Book Q&A with Jacques Besnainou.

• December 2014: Working with author Jacques Besnainou on his beautiful and personal new book The Promise: A Tale of Two Families Betrayed by France and Saved by the French. It tells the story of his mother and mother-in-law as hidden children in France during the Holocaust.

• December 2014: Working with GALA Hispanic Theatre again on their annual film festival. This year's festival is LA NUEVA OLA: Films from Mexico, Cuba & Spain.

• November 2014: Working with author/scholar Ori Z. Soltes on his recent book Jews on Trial.

• Created (with 202 Design) marketing packets to send to museums and galleries for
The Jacob Kainen Art Trust.

• Working with Manijeh Nikakhtar ("Dr. Nik") on her sweeping fantasy novel The Adventures of Young Giuseppe Garibaldi.

• Kicking off 2014 with museum outreach for The Art Trust of Jacob Kainen. Visit our website.

• Worked with GALA Hispanic Theatre, the Mexican Cultural Institute, and Spain Arts & Culture on REEL WOMEN - La mujer en el cine, a film festival celebrating women filmmakers of Mexico and Spain, Dec. 11-15.

• Joined the creative team at Widmeyer Communications as copywriter on a website project for the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.

• Frank de Caro will discuss and sign his book Stories of Our Lives: Memory, History, Narrative at Octavia Books in New Orleans on Nov. 12, 2013. Click here for details.

• On her top-ranked health blog, Ann Silberman said Jill Foer Hirsch's new book is "the best memoir about early stage cancer I've ever read..... She's wry, descriptive, humorous and helpful, all at the same time. She's pure original." Read the full review here.

• Goodreads giveaways have ended for Frank de Caro's Stories of Our Lives and Peter Cookson's Class Rules.

• Sept. 9, 2013: Jill Foer Hirsch's first book, about her journey through breast cancer and the amazing power of humor to heal, has just been published. Click here.

• Aug. 26, 2013: Frank de Caro's Stories of Our Lives: Memory, History, Narrative is now available at bookstores and online. It's part memoir, with wonderful stories about his family and his own life experiences, and part exploration of why everyone's stories matter.

• Aug. 26, 2013: Peter W. Cookson Jr.'s book Class Rules: Exposing Inequality in American High Schools has just been published. It's an honest look at social and educational inequality and reveals why high schools are the great unequalizers.

• The Jacob Kainen website is now live. Learn about the life and work of the late, great artist and curator who helped build the postwar Washington art scene.

• Website is up for Frank de Caro's book Stories of Our Lives: Memory, History, Narrative, coming from Utah State University Press in late August. 

• Janice Rothschild Blumberg is returning to DC 4/27-5/1 to talk about her book Prophet in a Times of Priests:
  * Saturday, 4/27: Authors' Roundtable at Temple Sinai
  * Tuesday, 4/30: JCC of Greater Washington's Adult Center for Education (ACE) Seminar "Authors & Insights" at Leisure World
  * Wednesday, 5/1: Library of Congress, Hebraic Section of the African & Middle Eastern Division, to kick off Jewish American Heritage Month

• The Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) celebrates 45 years of service to low-income youth and families in the DC area with a gala on May 2. Click here for details. 

• Article about Greta Nettleton and The Quack's Daughter in the Quad-City Times 3/26/13.

• Listen to Greta Nettleton talk about her book on Iowa Public Radio's "Talk of Iowa" with Charity Nebbe here.

• Working with first-time author Greta Nettleton on publicity for her biography of her great-grandmother, the daughter of a notorious female doctor in Iowa, sent to Vassar in 1884, The Quack's Daughter: A True Story about the Private Life of a Victorian College Girl.

• Served as a panelist for Washington Book Publishers on 2/21/13 along with Karla Miller, @WorkAdvice columnist for the Washington Post Magazine, and Linda Stringer of Publications Professionals. Topic: dealing with difficult people at work (not that any of my clients are ever difficult). It was a lot of fun!

• Janice Rothschild Blumberg was in DC in January 2013 talk about her book at the Washington DCJCC (sponsored by the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington) and to serve as featured speaker at Washington Hebrew Congregation's interfaith service in commemoration of Martin Luther King's birthday. Janice and her late husband, Rabbi Jacob Rothschild, were close friends of the Kings.

• Working on publicity for a fascinating biography, Prophet in a Time of Priests: Rabbi "Alphabet" Browne 1845-1929, by Browne's great-granddaughter Janice Rothschild Blumberg.

• Working on PR for the Latin American Youth Center.

• Working on website for the the late, great artist Jacob Kainen.

• Thank you to the Mexican Cultural Institute and Library of Congress for hosting our book events! Susannah's magnificent boxed set can be purchased at Amazon or here.

• Susannah Joel Glusker will be talking about her book Avant-Garde Art & Artists in Mexico: Anita Brenner's Journals of the Roaring Twenties at the Mexican Cultural Institute on May 31 and Library of Congress on June 1.

• Happy to be working with Widmeyer Communications and their amazing team again on a project for Nestlé!

• Photos from the sold out Hay-Adams Author Series lunch with Geraldine Brooks & Tony Horwitz are on The Hill's website and on Washington Life.

• Planning marketing & PR with the fabulous entrepreneur and baker Michele Odgen of Posh Pastries! (website to come)

• The Hay-Adams Author Series welcomes Pulitzer Prize-winning couple Tony Horwitz & Geraldine Brooks on January 20.
Click here.

• MW Financial Inc. just launched their new website! Click here.

• Luncheon and book discussion of Sacred Trust: A Children's Education Bill of Rights with Peter Cookson and Rudy Crew on Monday, November 14. Email me for details.

• Peter Cookson's new book with Jill Iscol, Hearts on Fire: Twelve Stories of Today's Visionaries Igniting Idealism Into Action, was released on November 8.

• Some great recent activity for Peter Cookson: a review of his book Sacred Trust: A Children's Education Bill of Rights in
Harvard Ed magazine; an online interview with Steve Hargadon on The Future of Education; and an article in The Wilson Quarterly

• Wonderful articles about the Toni Morrison event at
The Hay-Adams in Washingtonian and Washington Life.

• Washington Post
coverage of Toni Morrison being honored at the National Book Festival (including The Hay-Adams) in Reliable Source.

• Check out Marsha Dubrow's great articles on Toni Morrison at The Hay-Adams Author Series here and here.

• The Hay-Adams Author Series welcomes Toni Morrison on September 23. Click here.

• Peter Cookson to speak at Teachers College, Columbia University on Tuesday, September 13. Click here.

• Working on a new book project with
Allyson Maida.

• More great coverage of the David McCullough event in Washington Life.

• The Hay-Adams was the only U.S. hotel nominated for the "Hotel of the Year" award by Virtuoso.

• The Hay-Adams made the 2011 list of Best Hotels in U.S. News & World Report.

• Great photos in The Hill's Washington Scene of the sold-out David McCullough lunch at The Hay-Adams.

• The Hay-Adams Author Series welcomes David McCullough on June 1 to dine and discuss his new book, The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris.
Click here to find out more about the series.

• Peter Cookson's book, Sacred Trust: A Children's Education Bill of Rights has been published by Corwin Press. His website has also launched:
www.petercookson.com. Please visit and sign his petition to help ensure a first-rate education for all kids!

• A big congratulations to Ron Chernow for winning the Pulitzer Prize for biography for his great book Washington: A Life. It was a delight working with him in February! Click here.







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