Hampton Ryan is a managing publicist at Arcadia Publishing, where he works on publicity for all Pelican Publishing titles as well as Arcadia Publishing and History Press titles in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Arkansas. Ryan started in the book industry in 1997 and has worked with more than 70 publishers over the years through his relationship with Ingram Publisher Services, among others. He is based out of Nashville, Tennessee.
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