Current Publicity projects

Worlds from the Word's End by Joanna Walsh (fiction / And Other Stories, September 12th, 2017)

Calling a Wolf a Wolf by Kaveh Akbar (poetry / Alice James Books, September 12th, 2017)

AnnihilationBorne, and The Strange Bird by Jeff VanderMeer (fiction / FSG/MCD paperback releases, Jan./Feb. 2018)

The Sea Beast Takes a Lover by Michael Andreasen (fiction / Dutton, February 27th, 2018)

Dictionary Stories by Jez Burrows (fiction / Harper Perennial, April 10th, 2018)

Captive Audience by Lucas Mann (nonfiction / Vintage, May 1st, 2018)


Select Clients & Projects

EVENTS/FESTIVALS:

Northern Spark Festival (nonprofit, Minneapolis, MN): 2014 & 2015 (pr & marketing director)

O, Miami (nonprofit, Miami, FL): 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, & 2016 (publicist)

Pop-Up Magazine (nonprofit, San Francisco, CA): Beck’s Song Reader Issue

Wordstock: Portland's Book Festival presented by Literary Arts (nonprofit, Portland, OR): November 2015, 2016, & 2017 (publicist)

PROSE:

Song Reader sheet music by Beck (McSweeney’s)

Magic Hours essays by Tom Bissell (McSweeney’s)

How Music Works nonfiction by David Byrne (McSweeney’s) *NY Times best seller

Catapult's interim books publicist Spring-Fall 2016: including Jane Alison's nonfiction novel Nine Island, Peter Orner's nonfiction collection Am I Alone Here (NBCC Award Finalist), Amy Kurzweil's graphic memoir Flying Couch

Los Angeles Stories by Ry Cooder (City Lights) *LA Times best seller

A Hologram for the King a novel by Dave Eggers (McSweeney’s) *National Book Award finalist **NY Times best seller

More Baths, Less Talking a collection of essays by Nick Hornby (McSweeney’s)

High Rise Stories edited by Audrey Petty (nonfiction from Voice of Witness/McSweeney’s)

At Home on the Range a narrative cookbook by Margaret Yardley Potter and Elizabeth Gilbert (McSweeney’s)

The Narrow Door a memoir by Paul Lisicky (Graywolf Press) 

Cities I've Never Lived In by Sara Majka (Graywolf Press & A Public Space)

Theatre nonfiction by David Mamet (FSG)

Killing and Dying a graphic short story collection by Adrian Tomine (Drawn & Quarterly) 

Annihilation, Authority, Acceptance, & Area X by Jeff VanderMeer (FSG)

Vicky Swanky is a Beauty fiction by Diane Williams (McSweeney’s)

I'll Tell You in Person nonfiction release by Chloe Caldwell (Emily Books & Coffee House Press, October 2016)

Borne a novel by Jeff VanderMeer (FSG/MCD, April 2017)

Give a Girl a Knife a culinary memoir by Amy Thielen (Clarkson Potter, May 2017)

Everything is Flammable a graphic novel/memoir by Gabrielle Bell (Uncivilized Books, June 2017)

POETRY:

The Performance of Becoming Human poetry release by Daniel Borzutzky (Brooklyn Arts Press) *Winner of the 2016 National Book Award

Love, An Index by Rebecca Lindenberg (McSweeney’s)

Human Chain by Seamus Heaney (FSG)

War Horses by Yusef Komunyakaa (FSG)

Sleeping it Off in Rapid City *NBCC winner and The Hotel Oneira by August Kleinzahler (FSG)

Same Life by Maureen McLane (FSG)

Fragile Acts by Allan Peterson (McSweeney’s) *NBCC finalist

Commune Editions: Red Epic by Joshua Clover, We Are Nothing and So Can You by Jasper Bernes, & That Winter the Wolf Came Juliana Spahr (2015)

MAGAZINES/PUBLICATIONS:

Lucky Peach (publicist, issues 1-6 / McSweeney’s)

Believer Magazine (publicist, 2011-2013 / McSweeney’s)

McSweeney’s Quarterly (publicist, 2011-2013)

NONPROFITS:

Academy of American Poets / Poets.org (publicity for their 80th Anniversary in 2014). New York, NY.

Coffee House Press (communications and fundraising consultant). Minneapolis, MN.

Literary Arts / Portland Arts & Lectures (publicity for their 30th Anniversary year 2014/15). Portland, OR.

Shared Worlds (communications consulant). Spartanburg, SC.

Springboard for the Arts (fundraising and grant consultant for Minnesota artists and nonprofit arts + culture organizations). St. Paul, MN.

ScholarMatch (communications/fundraising consultant for their summer 2013 $50K fundraising campaign). San Francisco, CA.

Voice of Witness (publicity/communications consultant). San Francisco, CA.

Dislocate (founding editor & managing editor/grant writer)

University of Minnesota Edelstein-Keller reading series (logistics and promotion) 

ONLINE/ETC:

Places (architecture, landscape, and urbanism online publication)

The Organist (the Believer’s podcast on KCRW)

90 Days, 90 Reasons (political campaign)

McSweeney’s Internet Tendency (humor website)

The Best Words in Their Best Order (FSG’s poetry website)

ART PROJECTS/OPENINGS:

The Floating Library (publicity for an artist project by Sarah Peters, Summer 2014). Minneapolis, MN.