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Our Story

At 'SPIN' we believe stories are the common thread that connect us all. We are a globalized team of experienced publishing professionals working together to impact cultural conversations through inspirational and empowering content and drive the strategies behind how those messages reach the marketplace.

Changing the Conversation, One Story at a Time

About Us

SPIN Literary is a full-service literary agency helping purpose-minded clients find their voice and navigate their way through the publishing world.

We are passionate media & publishing professionals with decades of proven success establishing content & publishing strategies, overseeing high-level publicity & marketing campaigns, producing, editing & creating content, overseeing contract negotiations, managing media relationships, author representation, film & television rights, establishing growth strategies, market analysis, and reputation management.

Whether you are an author starting out in the process and don't know where to begin or are an actively engaged influencer ready to navigate your way into the publishing world, we help bring your vision to life and use our expert 'spin' to deliver your story to the right publisher & audience.

 

 

Who We Are

Our team is comprised of highly sought after Editors, Publicists, Producers, Agents, Influencer Marketing Strategists, Branding Professionals, Communications Executives, and Publishing Executives. This combined level of expertise allows us to partner on a variety of projects and lead strategies based on our collective skills.

We are devoted to impacting the cultural conversation with messages that are both inspirational and thought-provoking.

 

 

Jennifer Smith

Founder & Chief Strategist

A long standing and proven track record within the Publishing and Entertainment Industry, Jennifer has worked with numerous publishers, production companies, television networks, celebrities, politicians, comedians, reality stars, sports figures, and some of the most prolific storytellers of our time.

Previously serving as a Vice President and Director of Publicity with Simon & Schuster (USA), Jennifer's vast experience and knowledge of the industry lends her a deep understanding of the literary process. She has personally launched over 60+ books to the New York Times Bestsellers list and was part of a 2-time Grammy award-winning Audiobooks team. Notable authors have included: Former President Jimmy Carter, Former Vice President Al Gore, Former First Lady Laura Bush, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Joan Rivers, Patrick Swayze, Stephen King, Carrie Fisher, Michael Lewis, Wm. Paul Young, Karen Kingsbury, Tim Conway, Devon Franklin & Meagan Good, Brad Paisley, Cookie Johnson (Magic), TLC's 'The Little Couple,' Rhonda Byrne, Joel Osteen, Audrey Niffenegger, Jeannette Walls, Anna Quindlen, Dave Ramsey, Jay Sekulow, Darryl Strawberry, Michael Phelps, Mackenzie Philips, and many more. She spearheaded bestselling campaigns for newcomers Laura Schroff (An Invisible Thread) and Katie Davis (Kisses from Katie) providing them a definitive place among the bestseller ranks.

She received a military medal of excellence in 2013 for work she did to bring authors to U.S military bases and helped develop the undergraduate degree program for Publishing with Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. She has served as both a guest lecturer and Adjunct Professor speaking on topics related to the Business of Publishing, Publishing Trends, and Branding & Media Relations. 

Jennifer is also a contributor for numerous national and international media outlets and has had stories, segments, and pitches placed on Good Morning America, The Today Show, Fox & Friends, CBS This Morning, Sunrise, SBS News, ABC News Australia, Sky News, NPR, The BBC, Al Jazeera TV, The Daily Show, LIVE with Kelly, The Tonight Show, The View, Steve Harvey, Dr. Oz, Ellen, Oprah, Anderson Cooper, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, People, Entertainment Weekly, Us Weekly, Time, Readers Digest, Now This News, PopSugar, She Knows, Huff Post, etc.

As a writer she understands the creative process. As a publicist she is a leader of current trends in the marketplace. As an agent she has mastered the art of strategy and problem solving.

We service clients from across the globe, with on the ground representation throughout the U.S and Australia.

Tell us your story

Let us know how we can help. We provide a range of services and cater proposals to fit the needs of each client.