Elly Donovan PR Services

About Elly Donovan

PR expertise & experience

Elly Donovan is an accomplished book publicist who has a background in advertising, PR, publishing and journalism. She spent ten years working as the Press & Media Relations Manager for two well-known publishing companies.


Elly is a Partner Member of The Alliance of Independent Authors and a Member of The Publishers’ Publicity Circle. 

In 2013, Elly set up on her own as an independent PR professional. Since then she has carried-out media campaigns for numerous authors and publishers to help them secure publicity (reviews, feature articles and interviews) in newspapers & magazines; on websites & social media; and on radio & TV. 

​Elly offers a choice of defined PR Campaigns at fixed prices – all finely targeted to make the most of your available budget – as well as providing other PR services such as Event PR, Consultancy & Media Training.

"I’m so grateful and can’t thank you enough for everything. It couldn’t have happened without you"

"went above and beyond in securing PR, including several BBC and Telegraph interviews"

"thorough, conscientious, innovative and completely reliable"

"secured a larger number of reviews, articles and interviews than I thought possible"

"everything was carried out enthusiastically and in a thoroughly professional manner"

"excellent publicity materials"

"very happy to recommend your services"

Elly Donovan, book publicist

Additionally, Elly can put you in touch with other professionals who provide services for independent authors, eg: editing, proof-reading, self-publishing, cover design, website design, sales materials and literary/rights representation.

As well as working with experienced authors and publishers, Elly extends a friendly welcome to first-time authors too and helps to steer them through the PR process for their books.

Choose a PR campaign to suit
your book & your budget

  • PR campaigns from £900

  • Media training from £300

  • PR to promote events & book-signings from £200

For more information visit our Services page

What authors say about Elly...

The Business of Books - interviews with Jane Cable