David J. Litvak, a publicist, writer and broadcaster established Cascadia Publicity to provide exposure and generate publicity for authors, musicians and photographers. He has helped independent and established authors build their platforms and gain a higher profile in the marketplace by helping them market, publicize and distribute their books in Canada and the U.S. He has also worked with authors of several publishing houses including Granville Island Publishing and Douglas and McIntyre Publishing Group in Vancouver, First Choice Books in Victoria, New Society Publishers on Gabriola Island, Guernica Editions in Toronto, Glen Margaret Publishing in Nova Scotia, Baby Lullaby Books in Mahone Bay Nova Scotia and Greenleaf Publishing in Austin, Texas.
Litvak, a prairie refugee from Winnipeg, Canada who now resides in Vancouver, British Columbia has secured reviews and articles in a variety of publications in the United States including; The Alaska Fisherman’s Journal, Booklist, Foreword Magazine, School Library Journal, Midwest Book Review, National Fisherman, The Oregonian, The Seattle Times, The Seattle Post Intelligencer, The Seattle Weekly, The Upstart Business Journal and Vintage Motorsport. He has also coordinated national television interviews on Fox Television and C-Span’s Book Television as well as radio and television interviews across the U.S. on WNBC New York, WJXT TV in Jacksonville, Florida, Alaskan Public Radio, in Hawaii (on KHON and KHET TV, KIPO and KHBZ Radio) KCCR in Pierre, South Dakota, in Portland (on KOPB, KBOO and KEX) in Seattle(on KUOW, KKNW radio and KOMO and King TV) in Bellingham (on KGMI and KVOS TV) in San Francisco (on KRON TV and KPFA Radio) & on KUSI TV in San Diego.
In Canada, he has secured reviews and articles in a variety of publications across the country including The Canadian Press, CM Magazine (Canadian Review of Materials), The Halifax Sunday Herald and Chronicle Herald, The Telegram in St. John’s Newfoundland, The Telegraph Journal in St. John’s New Brunswick, Resource Links, The Globe and Mail, The National Post, The Corriere Canadese, The Canadian Jewish News, The Jewish Tribune, The Ottawa Citizen, The London Free Press, The Calgary Herald, The Winnipeg Free Press, The Vancouver Sun, The Vancouver Courier, The North Shore News, Business in Vancouver, BC Business, Senior Living and The Victoria Times Colonist. In addition, he has arranged radio interviews on local, regional and national CBC programs like: Sounds Like Canada, North by Northwest, On the Coast, On the Island, BC Almanac, The Early Edition, as well as interviews on a variety of CBC stations across the country including; St. John’s, Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, Victoria, Vancouver, Kelowna, Kamloops and Prince George. He has also arranged interviews on commercial radio stations across the country including CFMB and CJRS Montreal, CFRB AM 1010, CHIN FM, The Fan 590, AM 600 and MOJO Radio Toronto, CFRA and CHIN Ottawa, CJBK London, CJOB WinnipegÂ CHQR, News Talk 770 Calgary, CFCR & CJOM/CKME in Saskatoon and Regina, CHNLKamloops, CFAX in Victoria and CKNW in Vancouver. His clients have also appeared on Canadian television programs including Canada AM, Global Morning News, OMNI TV and Vision TV in Toronto, Breakfast TV and CTV in Winnipeg, Breakfast TV in Calgary, Breakfast TV, Global TV and Shaw TV’s Studio 4 in Vancouver, CFJC TV Kamloops and CHTV and CHEK in Victoria.
He has also organized book launches, author tours, signings and forums for authors across t Canada and the U.S. at book festivals, libraries, universities, cultural clubs, newspaper offices, music stores and bakeries in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland Montreal, Ottawa, London, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria and Kamloops as well as bookstores including Barnes and Noble in New York and Seattle, Chamblin’s Uptown Bookstore in Jacksonville, Florida, Prairie Pages in Pierre, South Dakota, Nicola’s Books in Ann Arbor Michigan, Powell’s in Portland,Third Place Books, Elliott Bay Books and East West Books in Seattle, Village Books in Bellingham, McNally Robinson’s Books in Winnipeg and Saskatoon and Chapters/Indigo in Toronto, Kamloops and Vancouver.
And finally, he has secured dozens of testimonials for authors prior to the publication of their books (from award winning authors and broadcasters like Grant Lawrence, Robin Esrock and Tom Zoellner) and has helped coordinate American and Canadian distribution for them with Red Toque Books in British Columbia, Glen Margaret Publishing in Nova Scotia, Partners Distribution in Michigan, Partners West in Seattle, Greenleaf Publishing in Austin, Texas and Lighting Source.