Katherine Arnett is the Digital Project Manager at North Atlantic Books, where she works on audiobook production and helps manage the North Atlantic Books website. After attending many BAWiP social and educational events, she joined the Communications Committee to help with website management.
Helena Brantley is the principal of Red Pencil Publicity + Marketing, which develops promotional campaigns for books, authors and other organizations since 2010. Early in her career, Helena worked at public relations, marketing and advertising agencies in New York City and Washington, D.C., to promote consumer brands. In 2005, Helena was recruited by HarperCollins Publishers and relocated to San Francisco, where she managed many book publicity campaigns, including a series of national and New York Times best-sellers. Helena was the inaugural publicist for the Bay Area Book Festival in 2014 and again in 2015, and was co-curator and publicist for Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas in 2017 and 2018. Helena serves on the marketing committee of LitQuake and is proud to serve on the San Francisco Bay Area board of Reading Partners. Helena lives with her family of avid readers in Alameda,CA. She is a member of BAWiP's Robin Seaman Scholarship Task Force.
CHRIS SOSA LOOMIS
Chris Sosa Loomis is a freelance marketing consultant for book publishing and educational technology. While at Cengage Learning and the University of California Press, her work has included brand strategy, lead generation, market development, content marketing, social media management, and new product launches. Chris enjoys collaborating with those who are dedicated to increasing access to education and helping people become life-long learners who positively affect our world. She is a member of BAWiP’s Robin Seaman Scholarship Task Force.
Colleen Riordan is a Book Marketing Coach at Wild Ink Marketing where she teaches authors and illustrators how to build their careers and sell more books through effective (and fun), data-driven marketing. Originally from Wisconsin, Colleen is a recent transplant to the Bay Area. She is a member of BAWiP's Communications Committee and maintains the BAWiP Job Board.
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Eden Julia Sugay is Associate Marketing Manager for Events & Retail Marketing at Chronicle Books and Poetry Editor for Apricity Press. She earned her B.A. in Creative Writing with an emphasis in (you guessed it!) Poetry from Mills College. She is a member of BAWiP's Communications Committee.