Holly Watson

Making a Name for Yourself: Publicity in the Literary World, Saturday, May 6 at 3:30pm, Mt. View Mausoleum

Holly Watson has over two decades of experience working in book publicity, first working in house in NYC for companies such as W.W. Norton & Co., Basic Books and Viking Penguin Books. She worked for Viking Penguin for several years, first in NYC and then remotely in LA. In the Fall of 2015, she founded HWPR and since then has worked on publicity campaigns for publishers large and small, including: Red Hen Press, Oxford University Press, National Geographic, Princeton University Press, Harper Collins, Liveright (an imprint of Norton) and more. While continuing to work with a wide variety of authors and publishers, she also currently serves as the primary publicity contact for the small mystery press Felony & Mayhem as well as for Akashic Books, an independent publisher based in Brooklyn. www.hollywatsonpr.com