Your Master Class Instructor

Judy Katz

Topic: How to Effectively Use a Ghost Writers


Judy Katz is a book collaborator, ghostwriter, publisher and marketer. She has helped develop storylines for prospective authors, and has successfully completed, published and publicized 45 books so far.

After graduating from UC Berkeley, where she had her own column, “Meaning’s Edge” on the Daily Californian for all four years, she wrote for a medical ad agency and two McGraw-Hill Magazines before becoming PR Director for Madison Square Garden, the New York March of Dimes and Director of Special Projects for the National MS Society.

Entrepreneurial, Judy then established and ran her own PR firm, Katz Creative, Inc., until 2005, when she found her true calling: helping people become authors. Judy also has a publishing arm, New Voices Press, and along with self-publishing helps promote her authors’ books to serve them as “the ultimate marketing and reputation-building tool.”

Judy is a proud member of the Author’s Guild, PEN America, MENSA, and many other prestigious professional and networking organizations. Her website is She can also be found on LinkedIn and Facebook. Judy can be reached at 212-580-8833 or