Experience

The following is a partial list of clients I've worked with as a publicist, promoter and, in some cases, agent.

I've categorized them to show the types of projects for which I have experience.

      FEARRINGTON HOUSE & CHEF COLIN BEDFORD
    • green-certified / southern / Relais & Chateau
      85 INSPIRATIONAL CHEFS
    • cookbook / PW best cookbook
      CHEF BILL SMITH OF CROOK'S CORNER
    • best chef southeast 2-times final four / chef-author
      CROOK'S CORNER RESTAURANT
    • best restaurant in US nominee / southern
      CHAPEL HILL LIBRARY FOUNDATION
    • events / copy writing
      DOUBLES
    • first novel / tennis
    • Nic Brown
      McINTYRE'S BOOKSTORE
    • indy store / southern
      FLOATING ISLAND WRITERS WORKSHOP
    • launch / cookbook panels
    • Kim Sunee
      LAND OF THE LOST SOULS: My Life on the Streets
    • (memoir / public policy)
    • Cadillac Man
      CAROLINA CHOCOLATE DROPS SONGBOOK
    • (southern culture / african american history )
    • Rhiannon Giddens
      MUSIC MAKER RELIEF FOUNDATION NEWSLETTER
    • (southern culture / public policy )
    • Tim & Denise Duffy
      OBAMA'S CHALLENGE: America's Economic Crisis and the Power of a Transformative Presidency
    • (New York Times Bestseller / launched book at DNC / negotiated Shepherd Fairey art for cover)
    • Robert Kuttner
      NOT ONE DROP: Betrayal and Courage in the Wake of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
    • (memoir / public policy)
    • Riki Ott
      HOLY ROLLER
    • (memoir / southern culture / religion)
    • Diane Wilson
      GARDEN & GUN Magazine
    • ( southern culture / public policy / founding editor and literary editor for this new publication)
    • Awards: Best Editorial Team, First Runner-Up Best New US Launch & 2 Gamma Awards
    • Pat Conroy, Doug Marlette, Reynolds Price, Donna Tartt, Roy Blount, Marshall Chapman, Clyde Edgerton, Daniel Wallace, Tim Gatreaux, Gary Hawkins, John Currence, John T. Edge, Bronwen Dickey, Lisa Howorth, William Baldwin
      SEASONED IN THE SOUTH
    • (cookbook / memoir )
    • Awards: New York Times Notable / Food & Wine Best Book
    • Bill Smith
      ETTA BAKER AND TAJ MAHAL
    • (cd / southern culture)
      TO HATE LIKE THIS IS TO BE HAPPY FOREVER
    • (memoir / southern culture)
    • Will Blythe
      THE BRIDGE
    • (first novel / southern culture)
    • Doug Marlette
      IN THE TIME OF THE BUTTERFLIES
    • (novel / Dominican Republic)
    • Julia Alvarez
      MUSIC MAKERS: PORTRAITS AND SONGS FROM THE ROOTS OF AMERICA
    • (photography / southern culture / music)
      WOLF WHISTLE
    • (novel / southern culture)
    • Lewis Nordan
      THE LEWIS NORDAN FAN CLUB
      FAY
    • (memoir / southern culture)
    • Larry Brown
      ON FIRE
    • (memoir / southern culture)
    • Larry Brown
      THE ROUGH SOUTH OF LARRY BROWN
    • (documentary film)
    • Gary Hawkins
      THE JEW STORE
    • (memoir / southern culture)
    • Stella Suberman
      MY FATHER'S PEOPLE
    • (memoir / Jewish history)
    • Louis Rubin
      RED HOUSE
    • (memoir)
    • Sarah Messer
      TRUTH
    • (memoir)
    • Ellen Douglas
      WHERE TROUBLE SLEEPS
    • (novel / southern culture)
    • Clyde Edgerton
      LOVE LOSS AND WHAT I WORE
    • (memoir / fashion)
    • Ilene Beckerman
      DIARY OF A TEACHER'S FIRST YEAR
    • (memoir / teaching)
    • Esmé Codell
      NEW STORIES FROM THE SOUTH
    • (short story collection / southern culture)
    • Shannon Ravenel
      FINAL VINYL DAYS
    • (short story collection / southern culture / music)
    • Jill McCorkle
      BIG FISH
    • (first novel / paperback & author promo during film & DVD release)
    • Daniel Wallace
      JEWISH CONFEDERATES
    • (social culture / history)
    • Robert Rosen
      PLANTATIONS OF THE LOWCOUNTRY
    • (southern history / race / photography / gift)
    • Jane Iseley
      MRS. WHALEY AND HER CHARLESTON GARDEN
    • (memoir / southern / gardening)
    • William Baldwin
      100 FLOWERS
    • (gardening / gift)
    • Diana Wells and Ippy Patterson
      OXFORD AMERICAN MUSIC ISSUE
    • (magazine & CD / southern culture)
      PAINTED HOUSE by John Grisham
    • (serialization in Oxford American Magazine)
      OXFORD AMERICAN Events
    • (New York, Atlanta)
      SOUTHERN BELLY AND OA COMMENTARY
    • (food / southern culture)
    • John T. Edge
      LOUIS OSTEENS CHARLESTON CUISINE
    • (cookbook)
    • Louis Osteen
      DORI SANDERS COUNTRY COOKING
    • (cookbook / southern culture)
    • Dori Sanders
      THE SELECTED
    • (poetry / southern culture )
    • James Applewhite
      RESCUING PATTY HEARST
    • (memoir / mental health)
    • Virginia Holman
      GAP CREEK
    • (appalachian novel / Oprah Book Club)
    • Robert Morgan
      A PLACE CALLED WIREGRASS
    • (first novel / southern culture)
    • Michael Morris
      THE GOOD NEGRESS
    • (first novel)
    • Angela Verdelle
      TEA
    • (first novel)
    • Stacey Derasmo
      WINTER BIRDS
    • (first novel)
    • Jim Grimsley
    • MY OLD MAN & THE SEA
    • (sailing / memoir)
    • David and Daniel Hays
      GODFORSAKEN SEA
    • (sailing / nonfiction)
    • Derek Lundy
      EDDIE WOULD GO
    • (surfing / biography / Hawaiian culture)
    • Stuart Coleman
      MIDDLE SON
    • (first novel / Hawaiian culture)
      NC FESTIVAL OF THE BOOK
    • (literary event)
    • Duke University
      CROOKS CORNER
    • (restaurant / Southern culture)
      MUSIC MAKER RELIEF FOUNDATION
    • (music / philanthropy / southern culture)
      TUSCARORA NATION / PURA FE
    • (CD / southern Native American culture)
      OUTSIDER LOUNGE MUSIC / CAPTAIN LUKE AND COOL JOHN
    • (CD / southern culture)
      CONGRESSIONAL BLUES FESTIVAL
    • (music / southern culture)
      TAJ MAHAL FISHING BLUES TOURNAMENT
    • (music / southern culture)
      NEW ORLEANS MUSICIANS FUND
    • (music / southern culture / philanthropy)
      ORANGE COUNTY LITERACY COUNCIL
    • (events / philanthropy, programs, literacy)