Sylvia In Person Sylvia at the RWA  Literacy Signing in New York City, 2011

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Publicity Contacts

Publishers
Sylvia currently writes for: Penguin Random House, Kensington, HarperCollins, and Macmillan

Contact them to request Sylvia for book signings, or to request ARCs (advance reading copies).

Representation
Contact Kimberly Whalen at Trident Media Group, LLC to request Sylvia Day endorsement quotes or for anything having to do with publishing rights.

Contact Jon Cassir at CAA for motion picture and television rights inquiries.

Contact Fran Curtis at Rogers & Cowan for publicity and media inquiries.

Downloadable Photos

The following photos are available for download in .zip format. All images are jpgs; pixel dimensions denote height. Please let Sylvia know where you post your article so we can link to it. Photo credit: Ian Spanier Photography 2014. Thanks.

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Career Highlights

Career Highlights

  • Sylvia is a #1 New York Times and #1 international bestselling author whose work has appeared on dozens of bestseller lists worldwide. She is a #1 bestseller in 21 countries.
  • Sylvia’s work has been published domestically under multiple imprints by twelve publishers, including HarperCollins, Kensington, Macmillan, Harlequin, and Penguin Random House.
  • Sylvia’s books have been published in over forty international territories. She has been a top five bestseller in twenty-five countries. In 2013, she was the #6 most-searched author on Google.
  • Sylvia is recognized on Romance Writers of America’s Honor Roll.
  • Sylvia dominated The Bookseller‘s e-book ranking list in the first three months of its existence, almost doubling the digital sales volume of Dan Brown’s Inferno, which was the second-bestselling title over the same time period. Of the top twenty bestselling titles, three were Sylvia’s.
  • According to BookScan, which tracks approximately 85 percent of the retail sales market in the United States for physical books, of the top 26 titles classified as “Erotica” or “Romance/Erotica” for the first 50 weeks of 2012, Sylvia’s Bared to You (re-issued 6/12) and Reflected in You (released 10/23) outsold the next 20 titles combined by 34 percent.
  • Reflected in You sold 286,000 digital copies in its first six days on sale. It debuted at #1 on the New York Times combined print & eBook fiction list… even though the paperback had yet to be released.
  • The Crossfire series has been optioned by Lionsgate and the property is in the early stages of development.
  • Who Wants to Be a MillionaireSylvia’s work has been covered in Time, Variety, People, First for Women, Self, Wall Street Journal, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, and Entertainment Weekly–to name just a few. She has been the subject of trivia questions on the television game shows Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? and Jeopardy!, as well as a Kit Hoover recommended read on Access Hollywood Live.
  • Entwined with You, released in June, took spots among the top ten bestselling books of 2013 on year-end sales round ups throughout the world: #1 fiction book on iTunes UK, #2 fiction book on iTunes Canada, #4 fiction book on iTunes US, and #8 on Amazon’s Top Ten Best-Selling Books of 2013 (overall – print and Kindle combined).
  • Bared to You and Reflected in You were both listed on Amazon.com and iTune’s Top 10 Bestselling Books of 2012 round ups. Bared to You also made Nielsen’s Top 10 Bestselling Adult Fiction Books of 2012 list. In the UK, Bared to You was the #6 bestselling book of 2012 and Reflected in You was #19.
  • Sylvia was elected to serve as the 22nd President of Romance Writers of America for the 2012-13 board year. She served on the Board of Directors from 2009-13.

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Awards
  • Sylvia’s work has been nominated for Romance Writers of America’s prestigious RITA® Award of Excellence twice.
  • Sylvia was honored with a nomination for the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Author.
  • Bared to You was recommended by the editors at Amazon as one of the 2012 Best of the Year in Romance.
  • Sylvia has been honored with the National Readers’ Choice Award twice.
  • Sylvia has been honored with the RT Book Reviews Reviewers’ Choice Award and her work has been nominated for the award multiple times.
  • Sylvia’s work (both published and pre-publication manuscripts) has been honored with over a dozen awards and been nominated or named a finalist for dozens more.
  • Sylvia’s Readers’ Choice win in Lori Foster’s Brava Novella Contest led to the sale and publication of her first book.

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For Booksellers and Librarians

Are you a bookseller or librarian? Sylvia has lots of great resources and materials for you on her site!

  • This page that you’re on, the Media & Events page, includes downloadable photos, industry news, career highlights, and more.
  • The Extras page, which includes links to e-postcards, downloadable goodies, Sylvia Day tshirts, and more.
  • Her Contact page has newsletters for you, publicity contacts for book signings, and more!

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Contact Sylvia »

Articles and More

Also visit Sylvia’s Extras Page to find workshop articles and handouts that Sylvia has written.

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Industry News
Mar. 7, 2014: Czech and Slovak rights to Sylvia Day’s 4th and 5th titles in the #1 NYT bestselling Crossfire series, again to Fortuna, by Marta Soukopova of Andrew Nurnberg Associates Prague in association with Meredith Miller at Trident Media Group on behalf of Kimberly Whalen. — Publishers Marketplace (March 7, 2014)
Feb. 20, 2014: Sylvia Day’s Blacklist duology, to Liz Pearsons at Brilliance Audio, in a significant deal, by Kimberly Whalen at Trident Media Group. — Publishers Marketplace (February 20, 2014)
Feb. 12, 2014: Catalan language rights to Sylvia Day’s Blacklist duology, again to Berta Bruna at Columna, by Sylvie Rosokoff at Trident Media Group, on behalf of Kimberly Whalen. — Publishers Marketplace (February 12, 2014)
Feb. 8, 2014: Brazilian rights to Sylvia Day’s A Dark Kiss of Rapture, again to Quezia Cleto at Companhia das Letras, by Sylvie Rosokoff at Trident Media Group, on behalf of Kimberly Whalen. — Publishers Marketplace (February 8, 2014)
Feb. 6, 2014: Italian language rights to Sylvia Day’s Blood and Roses, again to Marina Cecchinelli at Mondadori, by Sylvie Rosokoff at Trident Media Group, on behalf of Kimberly Whalen. — Publishers Marketplace (February 6, 2014)
Feb. 4, 2014: Brazilian rights to Sylvia Day’s Blacklist duology, again to Quezia Cleto at Companhia das Letras, in a significant deal, by Sylvie Rosokoff at Trident Media Group, on behalf of Kimberly Whalen. — Publishers Marketplace (February 4, 2014)
Jan. 31, 2014: French language rights to Sylvia Day’s Blacklist duology, again to Anna Pavlowitch at J’ai Lu, in a major deal and Spanish rights, excluding North America, to Berta Noy at Espasa, in a good deal, by Sylvie Rosokoff at Trident Media Group, on behalf of Kimberly Whalen. — Publishers Marketplace (January 31, 2014)
Jan. 21, 2014: Spanish language rights, excluding North America, to Sylvia Day’s 4th and 5th titles in the #1 NYT bestselling Crossfire series, again to Berta Noy at Espasa, in a significant deal, by Sylvie Rosokoff at Trident Media Group on behalf of Kimberly Whalen. — Publishers Marketplace (January 21, 2014)
Jan. 15, 2014: Sylvia Day’s Blacklist duology of contemporary adult novels, following the passionate and tempestuous relationship between two young lovers challenged by old betrayals and new mistakes, to Jennifer Enderlin and Sally Richardson at St. Martin’s Press, in a major deal, in an eight-figure deal, and again to Alex Clarke and Tom Weldon at Penguin UK, in a major deal, in a multi seven-figure deal, by Kimberly Whalen at Trident Media Group. — Publishers Marketplace (January 15, 2014)
Dec. 7, 2013: Swedish rights to Sylvia Day’s 4th and 5th titles in the #1 NYT bestselling Crossfire series, again to Henrik Lindvall at Norstedts, in a very nice deal, by Sylvie Rosokoff at Trident Media Group on behalf of Kimberly Whalen. — Publishers Marketplace (December 7, 2013)