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.

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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.

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 4 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)

Awakened (Many Lives Book 0)

Laxmi Hariharan

Save your City or Save your Heart? Which one would you choose?For the first time in my life, I know exactly what I must do. Armed with the sword of my ancestors, I must protect my city. And teaming up with the sexy, irresistible, rogue cop, Vikram is the only way to succeed. When the chemistry ignites, I cannot deny my desire for him. But can I trust him?For my enemies are closer than I think.... read more

Save your City or Save your Heart? Which one would you choose?For the first time in my life, I know exactly what I must do. Armed with the sword of my ancestors, I must protect my city. And teaming up with the sexy, irresistible, rogue cop, Vikram is the only way to succeed. When the chemistry ignites, I cannot deny my desire for him. But can I trust him?For my enemies are closer than I think.... read more

The Last of the Firedrakes (The Avalonia Chronicles) (Volume 1)

Farah Oomerbhoy

A Magical World. A Stolen Birthright. A Forbidden Love.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 quee... read more

A Magical World. A Stolen Birthright. A Forbidden Love.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 quee... 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

The pathbreaking journey of the musical phenomenon and GRAMMY winner that is BIDDUAs 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 stu... read more

The pathbreaking journey of the musical phenomenon and GRAMMY winner that is BIDDUAs 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 stu... read more

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

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