What others are saying about our work
"I've had the pleasure of working with Aileen Boyle and her team and can say, without reservation, her tireless effort, creative strategy, attention to detail, and rapid response to all publicity and marketing opportunities helped make my book a bestseller. I highly, unequivocally recommend Aileen."
—Lesley Stahl, correspondent, "60 MINUTES," author of Becoming Grandma
"Aileen really knows the ropes; she is the consummate professional at what she does. She has tremendous people skills—whether tutoring a complete novice or deftly handling the media, she never loses her cool. I'd work with her again in a heartbeat."
— James Clapper, former Director of National Intelligence, author of Facts and Fears
"Aileen is the best. Really, I can't imagine a better publicist. She aces all the important categories—she knows everyone, is adept at getting a writer booked/covered, is a great saleswoman, and is a pleasure to work with. Aileen is, to sum up, a total pro and a total delight."
— Mark Leibovich,The Atlantic; author of This Town
"It was my great pleasure and very good fortune to work with Aileen Boyle at Blue Rider. The kind of care and attention to detail that Aileen brought to the presentation of my book made an unfamiliar experience, such as a book tour, very enjoyable and celebratory."
— Elvis Costello, author of Unfaithful Music and Disappearing Ink
"I've had a lot of publicists in my career, but none have understood what I wanted to do—and what I didn't want to do—as much as Aileen Boyle."
—Chuck Klosterman, author of But What If We're Wrong? and X
"Aileen is the rare freelance publicist I can recommend without hesitation, as she brings genuine value—and not just routine service—to her projects. She combines military precision, direct and up-to-date communication, and deep knowledge of the publishing market with intelligence and charm, which makes for happy editors and contented authors."
—Rick Kot, Executive Editor, Viking
"Aileen Boyle is my go-to when we need to bring someone onto a campaign. She's relentless in her quest for the best possible PR for her projects, has excellent media relationships, and the authors who work with her know they have a caring advocate in their corner. I would suggest her to anyone."
— Marlena Bittner, VP, Exec. Dir of Publicity, Flatiron Books
"One of our industry's most talented publishing professionals. An excellent strategist with an innate sense of how best to use publicity and marketing to connect an author and their book with readers.”
—Tracey Guest, VP/Director of Publicity, St. Martin's Press
“Aileen Boyle's versatility and ability to tackle all manner of projects and challenging situations makes her a value add. She brings intelligence, energy, resourcefulness, intense focus, and thoroughness. I highly recommend her.” — Amy Zegart, professor of political science, Stanford University and author of Spies, Lies, and Algorithms: The History and Future of American Intelligence