Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Author Marley Gibson

Marley Gibson first published books in the Sorority 101 series that were released May 2008 by Puffin Speak Books (Penguin Group) under the pen name Kate Harmon. The books are Sorority 101: Zeta Or Omega? and Sorority 101: The New Sisters.

Her new Ghost Huntress series from Houghton Mifflin Company's Graphia Line will be: The Awakening (May 2009) , The Guidance (October 2009), and The Reason (May 2010). She will write these under her own name.
She has more than twenty years' experience of event planning and marketing. She has worked in such industries as: political campaigns, United States Congress, medical, financial, technology, and public relations. She currently works full-time as an executive assistant/meeting planner in an 800-billion-dollar financial firm in Boston, MA.

She is a member of the Romance Writers of America. She has served twice as an officer of the New England Romance Writers chapter, as well as being a member of the Society of Children's Books Writers and Illustrators.

She is the creator and founder of the Chick Lit Writers of America, an online chapter of Romance Writers of America. She is also a member of Meeting Planners International.

Gibson holds a Bachelors of Arts in Communication with an emphasis in Advertising and a double minor in Political Science and Speech Communications from The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, AL.

She has taken writing classes at Boston University.

Gibson has worked for two United States Congressmen, in four presidential campaigns, and various state campaigns in Alabama, Texas, and Virginia from 1984 to 1992.

She has been a poll worker and a volunteer with the American Red Cross and currently helps out, through her company, with various charities such as the American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the United Way, and New England Home for Little Wanderers.

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