HarperCollins Speakers Bureau


HarperCollins Speakers Bureau

The HarperCollins Speakers Bureau (also know as HCSB) is the first lecture agency to be created by a major publishing house. [ cite news |first=Celia |last=McGee |title=A Way to Give Authors a Lucrative Second Platform |url=http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/04/business/media/04speakers.html?ref=business |publisher=The New York Times |date= 2008-06-04 |accessdate=2008-09-02] It was launched in May, 2005 as a division of HarperCollins Publishers to book paid speaking engagements for the authors HarperCollins, and its sister companies, publish. Jamie Brickhouse is the director.

Some of the notable authors the HCSB represents include Carol Alt, Dennis Lehane, Gregory Maguire, Danny Meyer, Mehmet Oz, Sidney Poitier, Ted Sorensen, and Kate White.

External links

* [http://www.harpercollinsspeakersbureau.com/ HarperCollins Speakers Bureau]

References

(1) http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/04/business/media/04speakers.html?ref=business

(2) http://www.publishersweekly.com/article/CA6499612.html?q=harpercollins+speakers+bureau

(3) http://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/27/books/review/Donadio-t.html


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