Melville House Announces New Publicity Team

In an effort to expand its publicity program, Melville House has announced new additions to its publicity team. 

Maya Bradford, previously senior publicist in the Adult Trade division of Abrams, will join Melville as director of publicity, heading the department. Gregory Henry, previously senior publicity manager at HarperCollins, will join as senior publicist. Sammi Sontag, previously marketing and publicity assistant at Simon & Schuster, will join as publicist. Rounding out the publicity department is senior publicity executive Michael Barson, who joined Melville earlier this year. 

“Essentially, we’ve doubled the size of our publicity department, and quadrupled the depth of its experience,” said Melville House co-publisher Valerie Merians.

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