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Brian Kannard

Brian Kannard - Designer

Nashville, TN, United States

A literary concierge with the experience to develop books from ghostwriting to covers and layouts.

Overview

Since 2008, I've been involved in publication projects for over 100 titles including: ghostwriting, editorial reviews, research, print and eBook layout, cover design, author consultations, and supply chain management.
I’ve had the privilege of working with:

Thomas Steinbeck; Bestselling author and son of John Steinbeck.

Alice Sullivan; Editor and ghostwriter who has worked on eleven New York Times best sellers.

Henry Lincoln; New York Times bestselling author whose works inspired Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code.

Dr. Robert Eisenman; World renown Dead Sea Scroll scholar and bestselling author.

Reverend Michael Carter; Amazon bestselling author and frequent guest on History Channel programs.

Tim Shaw; Former Tennessee Titans player who now champions research into ALS.

Joseph Gebhardt; Who performed the world's first English translation of The Syriac Clementine Recognitions and Homilies.

Note: Camp 80 and Blitz Your Life are not my cover designs. Interior layout and eBook design were provided for these titles.

Services
Languages
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management History New Age True Crime
Fiction
Crime & Mystery Historical Fiction

Work experience

Literary Concierge

Self-employed
September, 2009 – Present (over 8 years)

Portfolio (1 selected work)

Steinbeck: Citizen Spy

Brian Kannard

This changes everything we thought we knew about John Steinbeck. After languishing in the CIA’s archives for 60 years, a letter is uncovered in John Steinbeck’s own hand that shatters everything history tells us about the author’s life. Written in 1952, to CIA Director Walter Bedell Smith, Steinbeck makes an offer to become an asset for the Agency during a trip to Europe later that year. More ... read more

This changes everything we thought we knew about John Steinbeck. After languishing in the CIA’s archives for 60 years, a letter is uncovered in John Steinbeck’s own hand that shatters everything history tells us about the author’s life. Written in 1952, to CIA Director Walter Bedell Smith, Steinbeck makes an offer to become an asset for the Agency during a trip to Europe later that year. More ... read more

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