Katrina Power

Katrina Power – Publicist

London-based publicist for books and awards, working with authors and publishers for more than 20 years


Freelance publicist and project manager with more than 20 years’ experience in the book publishing industry, specialising in high profile book launches and campaigns, major awards, and key events. I have over 5 years consultancy experience , after 6 years as an Account Director with leading PR company Midas Public Relations, and 12 years as Publicity Manager with Reed Publishing.

My clients include The Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award (since 2006), Harvard Business Review Press and Perseus Books. I've previously worked with the Emirates Airline International Festival of Literature, and the Galaxy British Book Awards.

My book Favourite New Zealand Jokes About Australians, published by Penguin NZ, is enjoyed just as much by the Aussies as the Kiwis!
Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Economics Health & Wellbeing Nature Sports & Outdoors

Work experience


Sep, 2010 — Present

I've represented the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award since 2007, and the Romantic Novelists' Association's awards since 2013. I represent novelists Nicola Cornick and Jane Wenham-Jones, and am also working with Hamilcar Publications, the book publishing division of Hannibal Boxing.


The Australian cartoonist Stanley Cross once said: 'To create a joke, you first have to have a good laugh and then think backwards.' He must have been talking about Australians when he said this. This highly dangerous book could permanently damage trans-Tasman... read more

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