Stephanie Ridge

Stephanie Ridge

Senior Publicist


With 12+ years of literary publicity experience, Stephanie Ridge has secured media placements for all kinds of projects—from children’s to true crime, food to fishing, first-timer to New York Times bestseller. She joined PR by the Book in 2009 by way of another book publicity firm where she served as Manager of Media Relations for three years. Prior to her agency work, she worked in-house as Senior Publicist at WaterBrook Press, a division of Random House (now WaterBrook Multnomah).

Notable campaigns she’s directed:


  • Yvon Chouinard (multiple titles | Patagonia)
  • Dylan Tomine (Closer to the Ground | Patagonia)
  • Barry Blanchard (The Calling: A Life Rocked by Mountains | Patagonia)
  • Kelly Cordes (The Tower: A Chronicle of Climbing and Controversy on Cerro Torre | Patagonia)
  • Kathryn Bertine (As Good As Gold: 1 Woman, 9 Sports, 10 Countries, and a 2-Year Quest to Make the Summer Olympics | ESPN, Random House)
  • DK Eyewitness Travel Guides


  • The Berenstain Bears
  • Barney Saltzberg (Arlo Needs Glasses | Workman)


  • Wini Moranville (The Bonne Femme Cookbook: Simple, Splendid Food That French Women Cook Every Day | Harvard Common Press)
  • Debbie Adler (Sweet Debbie’s Organic Treats: Allergy-Free and Vegan Recipes from the Famous Los Angeles Bakery | Harlequin)
  • Yvette Marquez-Sharpnack, Veronica Gonzalez-Smith & Evangelina Soza (Muy Bueno: Three Generations of Authentic Mexican Flavor | Hippocrene Books)
  • Kari Underly (The Art of Beef Cutting: A Meat Professional’s Guide to Butchering and Merchandising | Wiley)


  • Les & Leslie Parrott (multiple titles)
  • Emerson Eggerichs (multiple titles)


  • Sherrie Mathieson (multiple titles)
  • Dinah Corley (Gourmet Gifts: 100 Delicious Recipes for Every Occasion to Make Yourself and Wrap with Style | Harvard Common Press)


  • Philip Carlo (multiple titles including NYT bestseller The Ice Man: Confessions of a Mafia Contract Killer)


  • Karen Kang (Branding Pays: The Five-Step System to Reinvent Your Personal Brand)
  • Phil Cooke (One Big Thing: Discovering What You Were Born to Do)

Specializing in outdoor adventure & travel, food & cooking, children’s, self-help and lifestyle, Stephanie has helped place her clients in:publicity

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