Kew Publicity is run by Jane Beaton, a former Head of Publicity at HarperCollins Publishers in London, where she worked for 15 years. Since it was formed in the summer of 2009 the company has developed successful publicity campaigns for many clients including Simon & Schuster, Rizzoli, Souvenir Press and Hardie Grant UK. It is also working with authors who are self-publishing books in areas such as sport, food and drink, and lifestyle.
Among the books promoted are Brian Moore’s award-winning Beware of the Dog, Dame Kelly Holmes’ motivational book, Just Go For It, Sir Nick Faldo’s golf instruction book, A Swing For Life, Rose Prince’s The Good Produce Guide, the inspirational Welcome To Biscuit Land, based on the successful blog of Jessica Thom who has Tourette’s Syndrome, and Rose Petal Jam, a Polish cookbook from first-time authors, Beata Zatorska and Simon Target.
Jane has previously run publicity campaigns for books with high-profile authors such as David Beckham, Lewis Hamilton, Stephen Fry, Alan Whicker, Gordon Ramsay, U2, Gene Wilder, and Baroness Julia Neuberger, as well as a posthumous novel by J R R Tolkien.