Kae Tienstra, Founder



Kae Tienstra founded KT Public Relations in January 1993. The firm specializes in publicity and marketing campaigns for book publishers, authors, and other businesses. KT Public Relations handles all phases of publicity and marketing for its clients, including creation of press and promotional materials, media relations, media coaching, general publicity, online publicity, special events and public relations consultation.

Before founding KT Public Relations, Kae served as publicity director for Rodale, Inc. and was responsible for securing trade and consumer publicity for 40 to 50 new book titles each year. In addition, she was interim director of corporate communications for three years and was responsible for corporate public relations as well as numerous magazine publicity projects. Kae is a frequent public speaker and delivers seminars and workshops on publicity and publishing.


Past and Present Publicity Clients

Avery/ Penguin Books
Berkley Publishing Group
Central Recovery Press
Clarkson Potter Publishers
Financial Times Prentice Hall
Firefly Books
Harper Collins Publishers
Himalayan International Institute
Hylas Publishing
Jewish Lights Press
John Wiley and Sons
Lehigh University
McGraw Hill Publishers
Meredith / Better Homes and Gardens Books
Paddy S. Welles, Ph.D.
Pocket Books
Prevention Health Guides
Prima Publishing
Putnam Books
Rodale
Seventeen Magazine
Simon and Schuster
Tarcher Books
Visible Ink Press
Warner Books
William Morrow and Company
Zone Labs, Inc.