Tess Day is a publishing professional with over ten years of experience in book publicity. She has worked for Penguin, Simon & Schuster, Sasquatch Books, and Mountaineers Books. Tess is passionate about connecting books to readers and promoting authors and their voices through a variety of platforms. A graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, Tess went on to complete the Denver Publishing Institute. She currently resides in North Carolina with her two sons.
In this Behind the Scenes interview, Tess provides an inside look at working as a publicist at a start-up publishing company, her path to publicity, what a typical workday looks like, how her role differs at Zibby Books from her role at previous publishing companies, and much more.