Kathleen Carter Zrelak, who has worked at Goldberg McDuffie Communications for more than 11 years, currently as v-p, director of publicity, has founded Kathleen Carter Communications (KCC), a literary public relations agency that will work with authors, publishers and agents on customized and strategic publicity and marketing campaigns.
She will continue at Goldberg McDuffie until November 30 and then work with the agency after that on select projects under the Goldberg McDuffie brand.
During her career, Carter Zrelak's work has spanned many genres, with a specialization in literary and commercial fiction, young adult and children's literature, and a variety of nonfiction, including memoir, health/medical, science, pop culture, current events and lifestyle. She has promoted literary awards and festivals and worked on books under such company brands as Boeing, Tommy Bahama and Columbia Records.
Lynn Goldberg commented: "Kathleen has remarkable talents--a drive and dedication to her authors and projects which consistently produce remarkable results--and she has skillfully stayed ahead of the changes in our industry. What I admire so much about her is her strategic mind and caring heart."