Press Shop specializes in high-profile media coverage for books, authors, and experts.
*Named one of the country's top PR firms in 2017 and 2018*
Led by Leah Paulos, Press Shop offers a long list of journalist contacts, expertise in crafting effective pitches, and a comprehensive knowledge of today’s media landscape.
We work on books of all sorts, from #1 bestsellers to releases from indie and university presses.
Some recent TV appearances we lined up:
Professor Timothy Snyder speaking about his #1 bestselling book ON TYRANNY: TWENTY LESSIONS FROM THE TWENTIETH CENTURY on The Daily Show.
Author Brian Klass talking about the global decline of democracy and his book THE DESPOT'S ACCOMPLICE on MSNBC's Morning Joe.
Representative John Lewis discussing his National-Book-Award-winning graphic memoir MARCH: BOOK 3 on The Daily Show.
We booked US Naval War College Professor Tom Nichols for multiple MSNBC appearances around the publication of his book.
Some of our recent projects:
Press Shop was featured in the Observer's 2017 and 2018 lists of the top PR Firms in the country.
We're small but mighty!
Favorite line: “Leah Paulos’ tiny firm keeps punching way above its weight, giving books and authors—many with political orientations—a global spotlight.”
Our client placements have appeared in hundreds of magazines, newspapers, websites, and TV and radio shows, including:
Press Shop clients are very happy with our publicity work. Here are a few things they've said about us:
"Hiring Press Shop was the best decision I made for promoting my book."
–Shulem Deen, National Jewish Book Award-winning author of All Who Go Do Not Return
"Leah Paulos is, in a word, a god-send as an independent publicist."
–Rob McQuilkin, Massie & McQuilkin literary agency
"There's no doubt that a significant part of the book's success was because of her efforts."–Tom Nichols, author of The Death of Expertise
"A sharp, considerate, sincere person as well as a relentless worker who knows what to do and how to do it."–Igoni Barrett, author of Blackass
"Paulos's sharp intelligence enables her to figure out a book's structure and goal and align it with the relevant audience. You cannot do better than enlist her and the Press Shop team on your side."–Jason Stanley, author of How Fascism Works
"[She was] the best recommendation that anyone has ever given me for anything."
–Jarett Kobek, author of I Hate the Internet