Among other freelance projects, I am a book publicist. My clients have included Los Angeles-based independent presses: Kaya Press, Phoneme Media, Writ Large Press. I also have worked with individual authors on their books, such as poet and publisher Terry Wolverton and novelist Micah Perks.

During my time at Kaya Press, I promoted Gene Oishi’s Fox Drum Bebop, Amarnath Ravva’s American Canyon and Nicholas Wong’s LAMBDA Award Winning Crevasse.  At Phoneme Media, I publicized Mario Bellatin’s The Large GlassYaghoub Yadali’s Rituals of Restlessness, and Bruno Cénou and David Cénou’s Panthers in the Holeamong others.

Currently I am working on What Becomes Us by Micah Perks (Outpost 19) and the anthology Birds Float, Tree Song: An Anthology (Silverton Books).

For inquiries, please contact ruiz (dot) zoe (at) gmail (dot) com.