Most recently, Mr. Barrett is a key author contributor to the e-book from The Association of Independent Authors titled Self-Publishing! Publish Your Book And Avoid The Pitfalls With Advice From Leading Experts And Experienced Authors (June 2012, Kindle edition).
As a TV publicist in the late night TV wars he publicized the appearances of such celebrity “star” book authors as Joan Rivers, Jay Leno, Gary Shandling (The Larry Sanders Show) Jackie Collins, Bill Cosby, Carl Sagan, Judith Krantz, Elizabeth Taylor, Roseanne Barr, Gore Vidal, Erma Bombeck, Garrison Keillor, Sidney Sheldon and Stephen King. Mr. Barrett also has served as a PR consultant for numerous book and film festivals including The Los Angeles Times Book Festival, Palm Springs Book Festival, NATPE TV conventions, The Beverly Hills Film Festival, The Palm Springs Short Film Festival and the famous Cannes International Film Festival held in Cannes, France each year.
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