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Ritesh Kala

Ritesh Kala - Marketer

Mumbai Suburban, Maharashtra, India

Publicist specialising in creating visibility and generating sales for books in India. We also help distribute books to bookstores in India.

Overview

I'm Ritesh, one of the co-founders of Read Out Loud. We are based out of India, and help international independent authors bring their books to India by assisting in book distribution to bookstores, as well as with book marketing. We have worked with large and small authors within India and internationally and who have been traditionally published or have self published their books.

Services
Fiction
Adventure Children's - Middle Grade Crime & Mystery Fantasy Science Fiction Thriller Young Adult & Teen
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs Business & Management Economics Entertainment Parenting & Families

Work experience

Founder and Partner

Read Out Loud

December, 2014 – Present (about 2 years)

We have helped strategise and execute 360 degree marketing campaigns for branding of authors and promotion of books. Managed social media, online and offline PR, on ground activations including launch events, speaker sessions, school and college outreach programmes as well as appearances at literary festivals and webinars for our international authors.
We undertake bookstore outreach programme and work with the biggest book distributors in India. We have personal contacts with major chain stores and independent stores across the country and work with them for in-store promotion and acquire display for higher visibility.
I am happy to share case studies for the work we have done.

Portfolio (6 selected works)

The Curse of Brahma

Jagmohan Bhanver

In a fit of rage, Brahma banishes his star pupil from Swarglok. Mortally wounded, and anguished at Brahma s unfair punishment, the man struggles to survive in tamastamah prabha, the hell of hells. In time, he becomes the Dark Lord; the most feared figure in Pataal Lok, who swears to destroy Brahma. Brahma s curse sets in motion a chain of events that threatens to alter the fate of the three wo... read more

In a fit of rage, Brahma banishes his star pupil from Swarglok. Mortally wounded, and anguished at Brahma s unfair punishment, the man struggles to survive in tamastamah prabha, the hell of hells. In time, he becomes the Dark Lord; the most feared figure in Pataal Lok, who swears to destroy Brahma. Brahma s curse sets in motion a chain of events that threatens to alter the fate of the three wo... read more

#IAm16ICanRape

Kirtida Gautam

To destroy great EVIL, GOOD has to shed tears of blood. Rudransh Kashyap is a self-made billionaire and man of high moral fiber. His life is shattered when he returns home one day to find that his prodigy, his 16-year-old grandson, Aarush, has been arrested and accused of a brutal gang rape. It is easy to say, “Kill the Rapist” but what if the accused is your child? This case takes an unpreced... read more

To destroy great EVIL, GOOD has to shed tears of blood. Rudransh Kashyap is a self-made billionaire and man of high moral fiber. His life is shattered when he returns home one day to find that his prodigy, his 16-year-old grandson, Aarush, has been arrested and accused of a brutal gang rape. It is easy to say, “Kill the Rapist” but what if the accused is your child? This case takes an unpreced... read more

The Many Lives of Ruby Iyer (Many Lives Series Book 1)

Laxmi Hariharan

Subscribe to my mailing list to get a free copy of THE RUBY IYER DIARIES here => http://bit.ly/NewsletterLH To become herself she has to turn her back on everything she ever knew THE BESTSELLING DYSTOPIA SERIES EVERYONE’S TALKING ABOUT If you’re looking for books like Hunger Games, then this dystopia thriller, The Many Lives of Ruby Iyer is it. When her best friend is kidnapped, Ruby will stop... read more

Subscribe to my mailing list to get a free copy of THE RUBY IYER DIARIES here => http://bit.ly/NewsletterLH To become herself she has to turn her back on everything she ever knew THE BESTSELLING DYSTOPIA SERIES EVERYONE’S TALKING ABOUT If you’re looking for books like Hunger Games, then this dystopia thriller, The Many Lives of Ruby Iyer is it. When her best friend is kidnapped, Ruby will stop... read more

The Last of the Firedrakes

Oomerbhoy Farah

16-year-old Aurora Darlington is an orphan. Mistreated by her adopted family and bullied at school, she dreams of running away and being free. But when she is kidnapped and dragged through a portal into a magical world, suddenly her old life doesn't seem so bad. Avalonia is a dangerous land ruled by powerful mages and a cruel, selfish queen who will do anything to control all seven kingdoms--i... read more

16-year-old Aurora Darlington is an orphan. Mistreated by her adopted family and bullied at school, she dreams of running away and being free. But when she is kidnapped and dragged through a portal into a magical world, suddenly her old life doesn't seem so bad. Avalonia is a dangerous land ruled by powerful mages and a cruel, selfish queen who will do anything to control all seven kingdoms--i... read more

A Kaleidoscope of Children

Jayanti Tambe

“When people die, that means their battery stops working.” Has your child or ever said something like this to you? Have you been embarrassed by some of the things your little one just blurted out when you had company? Have you been delighted or surprised by something that’s come out of your child’s mouth that was totally unexpected? If any of these resonates with you, as a teacher of young chi... read more

“When people die, that means their battery stops working.” Has your child or ever said something like this to you? Have you been embarrassed by some of the things your little one just blurted out when you had company? Have you been delighted or surprised by something that’s come out of your child’s mouth that was totally unexpected? If any of these resonates with you, as a teacher of young chi... read more

Made in India: Adventures of a Lifetime

Biddu

As a child, Biddu dreamt of going west and making it big as a composer. At the age of sixteen, he formed a band and started playing in a cafe in Bangalore, his home town, At eighteen, he was part of a popular act at Trinca's, a nightclub in Calcutta devoted to food, wine and music, At nineteen, he had college students in Bombay dancing to his music. In his early twenties, he left the country a... read more

As a child, Biddu dreamt of going west and making it big as a composer. At the age of sixteen, he formed a band and started playing in a cafe in Bangalore, his home town, At eighteen, he was part of a popular act at Trinca's, a nightclub in Calcutta devoted to food, wine and music, At nineteen, he had college students in Bombay dancing to his music. In his early twenties, he left the country a... read more

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