Kate Bandos has worked with hundreds of publishers and authors, and dealt with a wide array of media people during her more than 45 years in publishing. Since the formation of KSB Promotions in 1988, she has primarily helped independent publishers garner media exposure. Handling national, regional, and locally targeted campaigns, Kate and her husband/partner Doug work with non-fiction titles only, specializing in travel guides, parenting, gardening, cookbooks, home how-to, consumer health, select children’s books and other general lifestyle books. She has been a popular speaker at IBPA’s Publishing University for at least 20 years. Prior to the formation of KSB Promotions, Kate was publicity director for M. Evans & Company (NYC), Globe Pequot Press (CT) and Pelican Publishing (LA).