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Megan Kelley Hall

Megan Kelley Hall - Editor

Boston, MA, United States

I'm a young adult suspense author and book publicist.

Overview

Megan Kelley Hall is the author of two young adult suspense novels, SISTER OF MISERY and THE LOST SISTER (Kensington).

Hall has written for a variety of publications, including Elle, Glamour, Boston Magazine, Parenting, American Baby and Working Mother, She contributed an essay about her recent open heart surgery in former CNN anchor Daryn Kagan's anthology, WHAT'S POSSIBLE! (Meredith, 2008).

Hall is co-editor of the critically acclaimed anthology on bullying entitled DEAR BULLY: 70 Authors Tell Their Stories (HarperTeen, September 2011), which garnered profiles in Boston Sunday Globe Magazine, Glamour, School Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, VOYA and several other national and international media outlets. The anthology received excellent reviews and coverage in the New York Times, Romantic Times, School Library Journal, PW, Booklist, Kirkus, People, Seventeen, Better Homes and Gardens and PBS Kids, and was featured prominently on NPR's Talk of the Nation and CNN's American Morning. Hall frequently speaks at schools and programs across the country about bullying.

Prior to becoming a published author, Hall was a partner and co-founder of Kelley & Hall Book Publicity.

She is currently at work on her next Young Adult Suspense novel.

Services
Fiction
Crime & Mystery Horror Thriller Women's Fiction Young Adult & Teen

Work experience

Publicist

Kelley & Hall Book Publicity

January, 2008 – Present (almost 9 years)

Whether you are a New York Times best-selling author or want to self-publish your debut book, Kelley & Hall will assist you with the difficult demands of book promotion and book publicity.

Kelley & Hall is a literary publicity company that is dedicated to helping authors and publishers with their promotion, marketing, and media relations. We create effective book buzz as well as author recognition that will increase book sales. We help writers build their author brand. Book marketing and book promotion are the cornerstones of Kelley & Hall.

Kelley & Hall is a book publicity firm that has garnered praise from editors, major publishing houses, and agents alike. Our tireless and enthusiastic approach to literary promotion has proven to be successful.

Praise for Kelley & Hall:

"The energy and enthusiasm of Kelley & Hall made all the difference in the launching of my new novel. They left no stone unturned, and went out of the way to find stones that no one else would have thought to turn. I am eternally grateful for their commitment and for all the work they’ve done on behalf of my book.”
—Laura Kasischke, New York Times best selling author of THE RAISING

“In the three months that I worked with Kelley & Hall, STILL ALICE was featured on television and radio. It was reviewed in newspapers, blogs, and at amazon.com. It was chosen for book clubs, as a staff pick at bookstores, and as a Finalist in General Fiction in the 2008 Next Generation Indie Book Awards. And it won the 2008 Bronte Prize for best love story in North America.”
—Lisa Genova, author of STILL ALICE

“If you haven’t been patting yourselves on the back…you certainly should…thank you all so much…We love you guys!”
—Brunonia Barry, author of THE LACE READER

“Working with Kelley & Hall on the publication of my novel STILL SUMMER was both a personal pleasure and a professional delight… Their ideas for promotion and ‘new angles’ were fabulous. Whether you are a beginning writer or a seasoned professional, I would not hesitate to recommend Kelley and Hall’s energetic professionals as part of your publication team.”
—Jacquelyn Mitchard, New York Times best-selling author

“I have loved working with you and I fully plan to contact you whenI have finished my third Edwina mystery. I am so pleased that Kelley & Hall put the book on the map!
–Elissa Grodin, author of Death By Hitchcock

Portfolio (3 selected works)

Dear Bully: Seventy Authors Tell Their Stories

Megan Kelley Hall, Carrie Jones

Today's top authors for teens and young people come together to share their stories about bullying—as bystanders, as victims, and as the bullies themselves—in this moving and deeply personal collection. Lauren Oliver, R. L. Stine, Ellen Hopkins, Carolyn Mackler, Kiersten White, Mo Willems, Jon Scieszka, Lauren Kate, and many more contributed 70 heartfelt and empathetic stories from each corner... read more

Today's top authors for teens and young people come together to share their stories about bullying—as bystanders, as victims, and as the bullies themselves—in this moving and deeply personal collection. Lauren Oliver, R. L. Stine, Ellen Hopkins, Carolyn Mackler, Kiersten White, Mo Willems, Jon Scieszka, Lauren Kate, and many more contributed 70 heartfelt and empathetic stories from each corner... read more

Sisters of Misery

Megan Kelley Hall

Some Girls Have Everything. Then There Are The Jealous Ones.Hawthorne, Massachusetts is a picture-perfect town filled with shingled houses and quaint storefronts. It's a place where status is everything--especially at Hawthorne Academy, ruled by a secret clique of popular, powerful girls known as the Sisters of Misery.Fifteen-year-old Maddie Crane has done her best to fit in, mostly for her mo... read more

Some Girls Have Everything. Then There Are The Jealous Ones.Hawthorne, Massachusetts is a picture-perfect town filled with shingled houses and quaint storefronts. It's a place where status is everything--especially at Hawthorne Academy, ruled by a secret clique of popular, powerful girls known as the Sisters of Misery.Fifteen-year-old Maddie Crane has done her best to fit in, mostly for her mo... read more

The Lost Sister

Megan Kelley Hall

Sisters are born, not chosen. . .Maddie Crane is grappling with the disappearance of Cordelia LeClaire, and trying to escape the grasp of The Sisters of Misery--an insidious clique of the school's most powerful girls, whose pranks have set off a chain of horrific events, and who have Maddie in their sights. . . Beware the sister betrayed. . .Now in a prestigious boarding school far away from h... read more

Sisters are born, not chosen. . .Maddie Crane is grappling with the disappearance of Cordelia LeClaire, and trying to escape the grasp of The Sisters of Misery--an insidious clique of the school's most powerful girls, whose pranks have set off a chain of horrific events, and who have Maddie in their sights. . . Beware the sister betrayed. . .Now in a prestigious boarding school far away from h... read more

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