Rachel Sentes is a professional writer and full-time publicist/CEO of gal-friday publicity, based in Vancouver, B.C. Her clients include actors, sports figures, publishers, top tier businesses and dog rescue associations. She specializes in building publicity platforms and garnering media bookings for authors, helping them negotiate their way through the ever-changing maze of the publishing world. Rachel has booked clients on CTV National, BNN, CNN, The Seattle Times, Global, Shaw, City TV, Vice.com, Truthout Org, Huffington Post, The Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, NewsTalk 1010, TSN, Bloomberg Radio and The Vancouver Sun, to name a few. Rachel helps authors who are planning to publish (or have just published), and need help with everything from deciding the right publishing path to getting your book into stores or on virtual shelves.
Brian Wood- Brian Wood was born in 1970 and attended the University of Ottawa and the University of Toronto, receiving a Master’s degree in English in 1994 after putting his professors through hell. After graduating he moved to Vancouver where he worked for Coles and then Indigo. In 2006, he became a literary agent, representing such people as Bob McKenzie, Al Strachan, Brian Kilrea, and James Duthie. He married his publicist, Rachel Sentes, in July 2013. His first book of poems, Winter Walk, was published by Sakura Publishing in November, 2013. He has always worked in non-fiction and specializes in sports books ( they go well with a cigar and a good scotch). enjoys watching NFL games on TV, reading, writing, playing tennis, and music, and in roughly that order. Oh yes, and he has an agent website: Brian J Wood Literary Agent– so you can check that out as well. Occasionally he writes a blog or two on there. He also published a book of poetry- Winter Walk.
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