Elizabeth Keenan

Elizabeth Keenan
Director of Publicity Plume & Hudson Street Press, Penguin Group


Elizabeth Keenan has been in book publishing for thirteen years beginning at Free Press and then Penguin Group USA. She is currently the publicity director for two imprints there; Hudson Street Press and Plume books. During her career she has worked with many wonderful writers including Ann Rule, Larry Brown, David Benioff, Jane Green, Judy Shepard, Danica McKellar, Lev Grossman, Anne Rice, and many others.

Liz is also a published writer whose work has appeared in a regular column for three years from 2002-2005 in the NY Inquirer and in an anthology in ‘Living on the Edge of The World’ (Touchstone-Fireside). She is also workshop leader for NY Writers Coalition where she has led weekly writer’s workshops for various communities in the NY area, most recently for a group of formerly incarcerated women in a drug & alcohol treatment center in Bedford-Stuyvesant, NY.


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Kristen McLean (Bookigee), Kat Meyer (O'Reilly Media, Inc. ), Joe Wikert (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Porter Anderson (Porter Anderson Media), Jason Allen Ashlock (Movable Type Management), Amanda Barbara (Pubslush), Eve Bridburg (Grub Street), Laura Dawson (Bowker), Cory Doctorow (EFF), Rob Eagar (WildFire Marketing), Amanda Havard (Immersedition), Scott James (Red Hat Project), Mark Jeffrey (Glossi.com), Elizabeth Keenan (Penguin Group), Allen Lau (Wattpad), Sabrina McCarthy (Argo Navis & Perseus Distribution), Libby Johnson McKee (Amazon), Dana Newman (Dana Newman), Kate Pullinger (Bath Spa University), Mark Lefebvre (Kobo Inc), Tarah Theoret (NetGalley LLC), Tim Sanders (Net Minds)
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Cevin Bryerman (Publishers Weekly), Amanda Havard (Immersedition), Elizabeth Keenan (Penguin Group), Mark Lefebvre (Kobo Inc), Tarah Theoret (NetGalley LLC)
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