AdventureKEEN March 2020 Publicity Report 

We are delighted to share the March 2020 Media and Publicity Report with you. The list reflects all activities in the past two months and those scheduled going forward. Here are some of the highlights:


AdventureKEEN Publicity — Full Report

The Unofficial Guides

The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2020 by Bob Sehlinger and Len Testa ISBN 978-1-62809-096-3 
February 20: Len Testa is quoted in Jakob Passy’s article “This is the Cheapest Time to Visit Disneyland,” for MarketWatch.
February 20: Len Testa is quoted in Jamie Biesiada’s article “Evolving Epcot: Disney Remakes its Once Futuristic Theme Pak,” for Travel Weekly.

The Unofficial Guide to Disneyland by Seth Kubersky with Bob Sehlinger, Len Testa and Guy Selga Jr. ISBN 978-1-62809-098-7
February 12: Johnny Di Scala features the book as Travel book of the week on

The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World with Kids 2020 by Bob Sehlinger and Liliane Opsomer, with Len Testa ISBN 978-1-62809-100-7
February 5: Coauthor Liliane Opsomer reports on the gathering of Star Wars fans in Finse, Norway, and the completion of Star Wars Land at Walt Disney World and Disneyland Park. The article was featured in print and online.

The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando 2020 by Seth Kubersky ISBN 978-1-62809-089-5
March 27: Seth Kubersky was interviewed by Gabrielle Russon after taking a helicopter ride over the closed Orlando theme parks. Her article “Seen from above, Disney World, Universal become ghost towns after coronavirus shutdowns” appeared in the Orlando Sentinel (read the article here). It also ran in the Sun Sentinel.

Menasha Ridge Press Titles

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Albuquerque by Stephen Ausherman and David Ryan ISBN 978-1-63404-154-6
February 11: Author talk at REI, Albuquerque
February 18: Author talk at REI, Albuquerque
February 20: Speaking engagement at Edgewood Public Library, Edgewood, NM
May 20: The author leads a hike for Oasis Lifelong Learning, Albuquerque
May 21: Gentle Art of Wandering Talk and Workshop at OASIS center, Albuquerque
July 25: Speaking engagement at the Rio Grande Nature Center, Rio Grande Nature Center State Park, Albuquerque.

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: San Francisco by Jane Huber ISBN 978-1-63404-126-3
February 26: Great exposure for Jane Huber’s upcoming book and her  Bay Area Hiker website in the Times-Herald. Read the story here.

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Cleveland by Diane Stressing ISBN 978-1634040228
May 1: The author is presenting a workshop at the 2020 Buckeye Trailfest, sponsored by and held at Cuyahoga Valley National Park. 

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Denver/Boulder 3e by Mindy Sink ISBN 978-1-63404-285-7
July 23: The Tattered Cover (Denver [Colfax location]) at 7 p.m.
September 17: Covered Treasures (Monument, CO), Art Hop event, 5-8 p.m.

Clerisy Press Titles

Personal Foul by Tim Donaghy ISBN 978-0-61536-263-2
The book has been made into a movie called Inside Game, staring Lindsey Morgan, Scott Wolf, and Michael O’Keefe. View trailer

Wilderness Press Titles

Backpacking Washington by Douglas Lorain and Mark Wetherington ISBN 978-0-89997-856-7
February 26: Presentation and book signing at Chapter One Book Store
February 26: Coauthor Mark Wetherington was a guest on Cascade Hiker podcast. Tune into the show here

Firescaping by Douglas Kent ISBN 978-0-89997-890-1
March 21: Major coverage by Peter Turner for the Press Democrat. Read the article here.

Adventure Publications Titles

Stan Tekiela
Year round: Twice a month, Stan joins Bill Hildebrand on the Saturday morning Fan Outdoors show on KFAN 100.3 FM. The show runs from 6 a.m. until 8 a.m. central time. Stan joins Bill usually at 6:30 a.m. for a 45 minute nature talk
December 3: Stan Tekiela was the guest of The Drive with Jack Sunday show on KFGO. Stan and Jack talked about Gray Squirrels. Listen to the show here.
January 7: Stan Tekiela talks about the challenges winter poses for birds in an article in the Annandale  Advocate
February 5: The Maple Lake Messenger published Stan Tekiela’s story about gray wolves. Read the story here.
February 9: The book is reviewed in the Kirkus Reviews. Check out what Kirkus has to say here.
February 12: The Maple Lake Messenger published Stan Tekiela’s story about the American Bison. Read the story.

Greta the Great Horned Owl (ISBN 978-1-59193-815-6), Maggie The One-Eyed Peregrine Falcon (ISBN 978-1-59193-516-2), Esther the Eaglet (ISBN 978-1-59193-542-1), and Minnesota Must-See for Families: An A-Z List. (ISBN 978-1-59193-525-4) by Christie Gove-Berg
May 9: Meet-and-Greet and book signing at Split Rock Lighthouse, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

North Shore Adventures by Katie Berg — ISBN 978-1-59193-758-6
May 9: Meet-and-Greet and book signing at Split Rock Lighthouse, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Bat Basics by Karen Krebbs ISBN 978-1591938439
February 13: The Tucson Audubon Society gave the bat book some coverage in their weekly newsletter.

Ohio Day Trips by Theme by Cathy Seckman ISBN 978-1-59193-779-
April 6: Presentation and book signing at the Women’s Club of Salem luncheon
April 7: Presentation and book signing at Wellsville Arts Club

Foraging Northern California by Doug Kent ISBN 978-1-59193-915-3
January 9: The book and author are featured in the article “How foraging Southern California edibles can be a new way to experience nature” by Joshua Siskin in The Orange County Register.

Little Ohio by Karen Robertson ISBN 978-1-59193-849-1
January 8: Book reviewed on front page of The Crestline Advocate (print only)

Mini tv series with Ohio vs. the World show.

Florida Day Trips by Theme ISBN 978-1-59193-913-9
January 30: Book signing at Barnes & Noble Plaza Venezia
March 21: Local Author event at Barnes & Noble in The Villages, FL.

Maple Syrup: 40 Tried & True Recipes by Corrine Kozlak ISBN 978-1-59193-931-3
February 19: Book signing at Page 1 Books in Evanston, IL 7 – 8:30 p.m.
February 20: Cooking demonstration on Chicago’s Very Own WGN, Channel 9. Watch the show here
February 22: Book signing at Barnes & Noble, Old Orchard Center, Skokie, IL from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Mushrooms of the Upper Midwest 2nd Edition by Teresa Marrone and Kathy Yerich — ISBN 978-1-59193-960-3
March 9: Presentation and book signing at the Minnesota Mycological Society.