Anne Sullivan


Communications, Publicity & Events Consultant

Publicity is essential for your message to be heard in this age of information overload.

With eighteen years of experience as a Communications Specialist, Anne has produced events and strategized publicity and marketing campaigns for publishers, media outlets, independent businesses, and non-profit organizations. She offers a proven track record of launching highly effective publicity campaigns — resulting in increased book sales, higher visibility and brand recognition, and national media attention — and will guide you through the competitive world of media coverage so that your message gets the attention it deserves.

Anne was the Publicity Director for The New Press from 2007 until 2011 and previously worked for Nation Books/Avalon Publishing, The Disinformation Company, and Lantern Books. As a publicity, communications, marketing and events consultant, her clients have included: The Intercept, One Green Planet/Eat for the Planet, Dr. Michael Greger and, The Nation Institute, Moyers & Company and Public Affairs Television, Gene Baur and Farm Sanctuary, Bill Moyers, Alice Walker, the Union of Concerned Scientists, Wenonah Hauter and Food & Water Watch, Dr. John Carlos, Forks Over Knives, Rich Roll, Verso Books, The New Press, Hachette Books, Cornell University Press, Abrams Image, University of California Press, Semiotext(e)/MIT Press, Oxford University Press, BenBella Books, University of Chicago Press and others.

Projects and campaigns:
Last Days at Hot Slit: The Radical Feminism of Andrea Dworkin (edited by Johanna Fateman and Amy Scholder, published by Semiotext(e)/distributed by MIT Press, 2019)
Mean Girl: Ayn Rand and the Culture of Greed (by Lisa Duggan, published by University of California Press, 2019)
Eating Tomorrow: Agribusiness, Family Farmers, and the Battle for the Future of Food (by Timothy A. Wise, published by The New Press, 2019)
The Cow with Ear Tag #1389 (by Kathryn Gillespie, published by University of Chicago Press, 2018)
Eat for the Planet: Saving the World One Bite at a Time (by Nil Zacharias and Gene Stone, published by Abrams Image, 2018)
Reclaiming Gotham: Bill de Blasio and the Movement to End America’s Tale of Two Cities (by Juan González, published by The New Press, 2017)
The Intercept and BuzzFeed News Northside Report at the Northside Festival, Brooklyn, June 2017
Against All Odds: The Fight for a Black Middle Class (a production of The Schumann Media Center, Inc., Public Square Media, Inc., Okapi Productions, LLC, and Bob Herbert). Available for viewing here.
How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease (by Dr. Michael Greger with Gene Stone, published by Flatiron Books, 2016), a New York Times best seller
No Shortcuts: Organizing for Power (by Jane McAlevey, published by Oxford University Press, 2016)
Dining at The Ravens: Over 150 Nourishing Vegan Recipes from The Stanford Inn by the Sea (by Jeff and Joan Stanford, published by BenBella Books, 2016)
Right Out of California: The 1930s and the Big Business Roots of Modern Conservatism (by Kathryn Olmsted, published by The New Press, 2015)
Living the Farm Sanctuary Life: The Ultimate Guide to Eating Mindfully, Living Longer and Feeling Better Every Day (by Gene Baur with Gene Stone, published by Rodale Books, 2015)
The 2015 Ridenhour Prizes (Program Director)
Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster (by David Lochbaum, Edwin Lyman, Susan Q. Stranahan and the Union of Concerned Scientists, published by The New Press, 2015)
Moyers & Company public television program (Interim Communications Director, 2013)
Meatonomics: How the Rigged Economics of Meat and Dairy Make You Consume Too Much-and How to Eat Better, Live Longer, and Spend Smarter (by David Robinson Simon, published by Red Wheel∙Weiser∙Conari, 2013)
The Stanford Inn by the Sea Eco-resort and the Mendocino Center for Living Well in Mendocino, California
Foodopoly: The Battle Over Food and Farming in America (by Wenonah Hauter, published by The New Press, 2012)
Forks Over Knives The Cookbook: Over 300 Recipes for Plant-Based Eating All Through the Year (by Del Sroufe, published by The Experiment, 2012), a New York Times best seller
Finding Ultra: Rejecting Middle Age, Becoming One of the World’s Fittest Men, and Discovering Myself (by Rich Roll, published by Crown Archetype/Random House, 2012)
• News for All the People: The Epic Story of Race and the American Media (by Juan González and Joseph Torres, published by Verso Books, 2011), a New York Times best seller
Forks Over Knives: The Plant-Based Way to Health (by Gene Stone, published by The Experiment, 2011), a New York Times best seller
The John Carlos Story: The Sports Moment That Changed the World (by Dr. John Carlos and Dave Zirin, published by Haymarket Books, 2011)

• The New School Publishing Institute speaker (The New School, June 2017)
• CUNY Publishing Institute speaker (CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, June 2016)
• MediaBistro’s Book Promotion and Publicity Bootcamp advisor (online course, July 2014)
• CUNY Publishing Institute “Marketing in the 21st Century” panelist (CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, May 2014)

From NPR, PBS, Comedy Central, MSNBC, Democracy Now!, NY1/Spectrum News, SiriusXM, local news stations and other broadcast outlets, to New York TimesThe Nation, San Francisco Chronicle, Washington Post, and other top tier print, to podcasts and social media accounts, Anne has worked with a wide variety of traditional and new media outlets to increase visibility and brand recognition, while propelling progressive ideas into the mainstream public discourse.