Thursday, December 19, 2019

A Look Back at 2019 at Susannah Greenberg Public Relations - A Book Publicity Firm

Highlights of 2019 

Dear Book Friends,

As 2019 and the decade come to a close, I look back on and share with you the highlights of my year as CEO of Susannah Greenberg Public Relations.  I thank all of my colleagues, clients, and friends for all they have done to help me succeed. 

BookExpo 2019: I organized and moderated a panel on women and books ‘Year of the Woman in Books,’  with noted authors, critics and booksellers. Panelists: Hillary Kelly, Michele Filgate, Glory Edim, Hannah Oliver Depp, and Erika Swyler.

American Author Joyce Carol Oates
Joyce Carol Oates, Photo by Dustin Cohen

Jerusalem International Book Forum: I served as the U.S. Press Contact for the JIBF and public relations for the Jerusalem Prize to author Joyce Carol Oates; the keynote speaker Stephen Rubin (Henry Holt); and The Zev Birger Editorial Fellowship program.

Grupo Books, an Imprint of Penguin Random House: Public Relations for You Shall Not Kill, a novel, translated from Spanish, by internationally best selling author Julia Navarro.

Civility: George Washington’s 110 Rules for Today by Steven Michael Selzer (Andrews McMeel): Public Relations campaign for this gentle and wise book, inspired by our Founding Father, George Washington, including an author website:

The Demon Door Series: A successful campaign for this wildly entertaining epic fantasy series, including social media marketing, replete with a cover reveal on Instagram, for author and former Sirius XM book talk show host Kim Alexander, with interviews on Hour of the Wolf and Sci Fi Talk with Tony Tellado.

KidLit.TV: I'm part of the KidLit TV team. KidLit TV is a winner of the Parents’ Choice Gold Award, the Norton Juster Award for Devotion to Literacy, and one of the American Library Association’s Great Websites For Kids.

Women’s Media Group, Communications Chair. It was my honor to serve on the board of this group of women in book publishing which was founded in 1973.

Book Buzz with Susannah Greenberg, Podcast: I continued to produce and record my podcast, a showcase for authors, on blogtalkradio.

Introducing Author Website Services: In 2019, I introduced author website services launching with

And as 2019 turns into 2020, I’m at work on a public relations campaign for a new inspiring book called Dreams Never Dreamed: A Mother’s Promise that Transformed Life’s Challenges into a Beacon of Hope by Kalman Samuels, Founder and Chairman of Shalva, in Jerusalem, one of the world’s largest centers for disability care and inclusion, to be published in the spring of 2020 by the Toby Press, an imprint of Koren.  

I’m also working on another exciting book publishing panel for BookExpo 2020! More to come.

I wish all of you happy holidays and a happy new year! A new year brings new books!

Susannah Greenberg
President & CEO, Susannah Greenberg Public Relations
(646) 801-7477

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