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Mary Bisbee-Beek

READ A Unique Perspective

Mary Bisbee-Beek began a publishing career in 1979 in San Francisco, California. She has been the owner and Director of Beeksbee Books, an independent publicity and marketing consulting office, 1992–2003 in St. Paul, MN. In 2003 she joined the University of Michigan Press, where she was the Director of Publicity and the Trade Marketing and Foreign Rights Manager. In 2008, she joined Literary Ventures Fund, where she worked as a marketing, publicity and foreign rights consultant with
various authors, agents, and publishers. During the summer of 2010,
Mary relocated to Portland, Oregon, and once again took on independent publicity projects. Currently her company is called READ A Unique Perspective as she approaches publicity, marketing, and foreign rights management with a unique outlook depending on the title and genre. Currently, she works primarily on literary fiction, creative non-fiction, cerebral yet readable academic books, poetry, and photography that leans toward social documentary commentary. In addition she frequently consults with the publicity and marketing committee for Portland State University's MA in Book Publishing.

My Faculty Sessions

Saturday, August 8

1:30pm PDT

3:30pm PDT