Elisabeth Shackelford is an author and marketing expert.
Elisabeth Shackelford is an author, marketing and PR expert with thirty years experience. She loves helping start-ups and the arts. Honors and awards include a One Show Award and a Clio Award.
Her novel, Don't Sit Here, was nominated by Bill Henderson for a Pushcart Editors Book Award, and it was short-listed for the PEN/Revson Fiction Fellowship Award. The opening chapter was published in The Greensboro Review. Other chapters and stories have been accepted by Raritan,Boulevard, and Confrontation.
Nonfiction includes publication in The New York Times (op-ed), The Atlanta Journal Constitution, and Horizon Art Magazine. Books-in-progress are Xocomil, Wash Away, Wash Away and Lard: Have Mercy. Lard: Have Mercy is a humor-based fitness book for ages 50-and-beyond. Xocomil, Wash Away, Wash Away is the story of the love, grace, ingenuity, and courage of the indigenous Maya as they face and deal with the 7 stressors threatening the survival of their gorgeous watershed, Lake Atitlan in the highlands of Guatemala.
Shackelford's projects have been featured in national and international media including ABC News, CBS News, PBS-Storycorps, Self Magazine, Cosmopolitan, CNN Moneyline, CNN Accent Health with Robin Meade and Sanjay Gupta, L'Equipe, Vitale, Raleigh News and Observer, Spectator Magazine, and CarolinaLifestyle Magazine.
Marketing, PR, and communications needs in these rapidly changing media times. Shackelford's honors and awards include the One Show Award and a Clio Award. Press coverage for previous projects includes The New YorkTimes (op-ed); CNN-Accent Health, CNN-Moneyline, Cosmopolitan, Vitale, L'Equipe, ABC News, CBS News, Carolina Lifestyles Magazine, The Atlanta Journal Constitution. (The press portfolio is available upon request.)
Shackelford is the author of a novel, Don't Sit Here, andtwononfiction books-in-progress, LARD: Have Mercy and Xocomil, WashAway, Wash Away.