Event Date: May 18, 2016 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST

Stephanie Barko

Stephanie Barko

Join us as Stephanie Barko, Literary Publicist, discusses How to Obtain Endorsements for Your Book.

Stephanie Barko’s award-winning clients include traditional publishers and their authors, small presses, and independently published writers. She promotes nonfiction & historical fiction, including how-to, history, career, business, biography, self-help, and memoir.  Debut authors are especially welcome.

Ms. Barko was invited into the publishing industry after many years in high tech marketing. She has presented on book marketing at Historical Novel Society North American Conference, Oklahoma Writers FederationDFW Writers, and Women Writing the West. Her articles and book reviews have been published in Western American Literature, Roundup MagazineSouthern Writers MagazineSan Francisco Book Review, and the Texas Book Marketing Directory.

She was a Finalist in More Magazine’s Reinvention Story Competition, nominated by her peers as Book Publicist of the Year, and voted Preditors & Editors Best Book Promotion Service.  Stephanie has served as a Recommended Associate at Author U, an Industry Expert at Author Learning Center, and an Instructor for the Writers’ League of Texas. In 2015, her agency was voted Best Resource in the Small Business Book Awards.

Stephanie completed development in 2015 on DIY Book Platform, a web-based app that helps authors who cannot afford a publicist. www.DIYBookPlatform.com

Stephanie has been profiled by Environmental Defense Fund and National Audubon Society for her commitment to the earth. Since 2005, she has moderated a nonfiction book group that has hosted such nationally known authors as journaling expert Janet Conner (Writing Down Your Soul), genocide survivor and professional athlete Gilbert Tuhabonye (This Voice In My Heart), and Paul Woodruff (Reverence), a TV guest of Bill Moyers.  Stephanie has degrees in Business & Sociology and is based in Austin.

Visit with Stephanie at www.stephaniebarko.com.

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