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Allison Pottern Hoch

Fiction Writer
Allison Pottern Hoch is a writer and marketing coach with over a decade of experience in marketing, publicity, sales, and event planning. She spent four years promoting academic titles at The MIT Press before she went to work for Wellesley Books as a bookseller and event coordinator. She organized, hosted, and promoted over 150 events during her tenure, ranging in size from intimate workshops and lunches to multi-media events with over 700 attendees. She worked with veteran authors, celebrities, and debut authors alike. She has a B.A. in Creative Writing from Carnegie Mellon University, where she coordinated the Adamson Visiting Writers series. Allison is currently working on her second novel, drinking many cups of tea, and chasing after her two young children. You can visit her website for more information on her workshops and coaching services at http://events.pottern.com.