Friday, October 20, 2017

Kendare Blake Need I Say More

PRA Publishing met author Kendare Blake early, if not at the start of her writing career. After publishing her first YA novel Sleepwalk Society back in 2002. She picked up a literary agent and has not looked back. She is currently on tour for her new release and is now a New York Times bestselling author. To see where she will be next check listings below or visit her website. Looking Good Kendare!

P.R.A. Publishing has a goal to add as many diverse new voices to the literary landscape as possible.

Monday, October 9, 2017

Twin Cities Book Festival This Weekend!

Rachel our partner in all things PR will be in Minnesota! She describes weekend activities. If you are in the area stop by!

   The most important literary gathering in the Midwest takes place on Sat., Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the State Fair Grounds in St. Paul. The Twin Cities Book Festival, sponsored by Rain Taxi, is a free all-day festival the showcases “rock-star” authors, local literary heroes, publishers, magazines and booksellers.

  Dozens of authors from throughout the Midwest will either be presenting, or have tables at the event. Among them, Minnesota Sen. Al Franken, author of Giant of the Senate. He will be joined at the festival by several authors and literary professionals, many of whom will appear at the RMA Publicity table, which is located in Row 100 at table #121.

   From 10 a.m. – Noon, Karen Melvin, publisher of Boathouses of Lake Minnetonka and Christine Conlin, author, Who Sees Your Scrunchy Face? will be at the table signing books. From Noon – 2:30 p.m., Jim Kosmo, author, Monsters in the Hallway, and Christine Fournier, who author of the Broadway Gypsy series of books, based on her days on Broadway, will appear. Joan Moses, author, Breaking the Cycle: Writings by Women in Prison and Doug Cornelius, author, The Baker’s Daughter, will sign books from 2:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.

   All day long at the RMA Publicity table, poetry titles offered by PRA Publishing will be available for purchase. They include Growing Flames by Emmanuel Kane and Seven Valleys of Love by Sheema Kalbasi. 

   Meantime, at the next table over, table #119, Daniel D. Maurer, author of Endure: The Power of Spiritual Assets for Resilience to Trauma and Stress, Papa Luther, Faraway: A Suburban Boy’s Story as a Victim of Sex Trafficking, and Sobriety: A Graphic Novel, will be splitting a table with the teen authors from Sigma’s Bookshelf, what is believed to be the first publishing company exclusively for teenage authors.

   All five of the company’s published authors are planning to appear at the festival to sign and sell books. The teen authors featured include Justin M. Anderson, author, Nothing But Trouble and Saving Stripes: A Kitty’s Story, Ruby Schwieger, author, The Murder at Emerson’s, Kody B. Nelson, author, A Rabbit’s Journey, Kayla Klanreungsang, author, Guardian Angel and Lily Van Alen, author, Lost & Found: Five People. Three Stories. New Beginnings.

    If you visit the festival on Oct. 14, be sure to stop by to say hello, and of course buy a book or two… or three.

Rachel M. Anderson
Marketing & PR Consultant/Publicist