Publicity that heals
Leslie accessed media far and wide and got me exposure to a whole range of communities I never even dreamt of.Bessel van der Kolk, MD
Author, The Body Keeps The Score



The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma

“Working with Leslie brought home for me that even the most compelling book will sit in the warehouse until the public is aware of the masterpiece you created. Leslie accessed media far and wide, and got me exposure to a whole range of communities […]

Overcoming Destructive Anger: Strategies That Work

“Leslie was a coach, an editor, and an “encourager extraordinaire”! She kept me busy with interviews on high caliber radio and TV programs throughout the campaign, and with numerous opportunities to contribute bylined articles for magazines and websites. Leslie had all the bases covered. […]

Committed: The Battle Over Involuntary Psychiatric Care

“We approached Mediabuzz after our publisher’s campaign, which had gotten our book mainstream media attention. Leslie did an amazing job of targeting … well, everywhere imaginable. The requests for interviews and articles were constant—NPR in Alaska, Hawaii, Wisconsin, and San Diego; speaking engagements in […]

Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade: The 5 Love Languages and the Alzheimer's Journey

“Two thumbs up for Mediabuzz! Leslie did a fabulous job, matching me and my coauthors with media opportunities that drew upon our individual areas of expertise. I can—and will—recommend her!” Deborah Barr, MA, MCHES Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade: The 5 Love Languages […]

Keeping Love Alive as Memories Fade: The 5 Love Languages and the Alzheimer's Journey - Edward G. Shaw, MD

“As a result of Leslie’s incredible network of media contacts, endless energy and enthusiasm, and amazing organizational skills, our book had a very successful launch. I plan to have Leslie on board when my next book is published!” Edward G. Shaw, MD Professor, Gerontology […]

The Traumatized Brain

“Leslie was the strongest advocate we could have for our book. We as authors believe in our book and have passion for our subject—Leslie shared this passion. She even went above and beyond her publicity role by securing a valuable endorsement from Bob Woodruff, […]

Hunger, Hope & Healing

“As a first time author writing in a very specific field, it was a tremendous inspiration and support to work with Leslie. Her diligence led to an overflowing press page on my website. Leslie’s coaching for each interview prepared me to enter a realm […]

The Diabetes Breakthrough

“As the author of 10 books, I have worked with a number of publicists over the years, mostly unhappily. Leslie is the only one who has ever made me feel satisfied with my book publicity, and she came through with an almost unlimited number […]

It's Hard to Make a Difference When You Can't Find Your Keys

“It is very hard as a first-time unknown author to get top media placements—that’s what Mediabuzz Publicity did for me. I am still hearing from people who bought my book because they heard my e-mail management tips on NPR’s “Morning Edition”! Leslie’s expertise contributed […]

What Helped Get Me Through

“The trend among savvy authors is to hire their own publicists to make sure their books don’t get lost in the shuffle. It helps to have someone who really cares share your work with the media, and follow-up with them, which is key. Leslie […]

FAST MINDS: How To Thrive If You Have ADHD (Or Think You Might)

“At the time of this writing, FAST MINDS is number five on and number five on I believe our book has been so successful largely as a consequence of Leslie’s professional efforts. I had previous experience with a public relations firm and […]

Organize Your Mind, Organize Your Life

“The disappointing thing about working with Leslie was when the campaign came to an end! She’s immensely productive, creative, and reaches far and wide to generate coverage. Her campaign for our book spawned more than 60 media hits from Huffington Post to Fox News […]

Resilience: The Science of Mastering Life’s Greatest Challenges

“Mediabuzz Publicity did a tremendous job promoting my book. Leslie used her extensive contacts to enable us to get the word out through radio, TV, internet sites, blogs, and print media. She provided expert advice on the best manner to interact with the media. […]

In Her Wake: A Child Psychiatrist Explores the Mystery of Her Mother’s Suicide

“When my memoir first came out, the NYC publicity firm I hired got lukewarm results. Then, I signed on with Mediabuzz Publicity. Leslie’s ability to breathe life and momentum into the promotion of my book—even four months after the pub date—was super impressive. I […]

FAST MINDS: How To Thrive If You Have ADHD (Or Think You Might)

“Leslie made it her “personal mission” to promote my work. She is gifted at maintaining personal relationships with media sources, and that opened many doors of opportunity that I know are closed to other publicists. And once she opened a door, she made sure I was […]

Finally Out: Letting Go of Living Straight, A Psychiatrist’s Own Story

“I knew that marketing Finally Out would be challenging; it’s my first book, I had a limited platform and the topic appeals to a narrow demographic. Leslie runs a boutique publicity agency, and as such she has a deep commitment to each project she […]

Testosterone for Life

“Mediabuzz Publicity was worth the investment many times over. This is my third book. I was terribly disappointed with the publicity effort by the publishers of my first two books, and I hired my own publicists to promote them.  My experience with Leslie was […]

Resilience: The Science of Mastering Life’s Greatest Challenges

“Leslie’s a real pro. She arranged interviews with USA Today, NPR, Time, Ladies Home Journal, Scientific American Mind and many others. When Leslie takes on a job, she does so with great enthusiasm and energy. She is diligent, persistent, and highly effective. And she […]

Your Creative Brain: Seven Steps to Maximize Imagination, Productivity & Innovation in Your Life

“I can’t say enough about Mediabuzz Publicity! Leslie secured an astonishing amount of stories—from my local paper, to the The Boston Globe, to national magazines that ran the gamut from Woman’s Health to Glamour to Scientific American Mind. She also arranged for me to […]

Saying Goodbye: How Families Can Find Renewal Through Loss

“Working with Leslie has been fantastic—and this is obviously reflected in sales and increased requests for speaking engagements. Leslie is focused, thorough, creative, and ever-so-supportive. This campaign was really effective and now I understand why the authors I met who recommended Leslie were so […]

Saying Goodbye: How Families Can Find Renewal Through Loss

“Leslie took on the task of promoting my book six months after its publication. The campaign that had been undertaken by the publisher was disappointing to say the least. I was very impressed with the campaign that Leslie pulled together, and on short notice. […]

Choices in Breast Cancer Treatment

“Leslie took on my book with the same enthusiasm, zest, creativity, and passion that I have for it. She immediately developed a wonderful grasp of the content, flavor, and meaning of the book. Choices was launched professionally and enthusiastically by Leslie and I am incredibly […]

The Fertility Diet

“Thanks to Mediabuzz Publicity my book made the cover of Newsweek. And it was featured in Women’s Health, Woman’s Day, Elle, USA Weekend, and many other national magazines, as well as the LA Times, New York Times and Houston Chronicle. Leslie knew which outlets […]

My House Is Killing Me!

“Leslie is so easy to work with … resourceful and diligent … committed and disciplined, and highly competent. She was truly our partner from the moment we started the marketing efforts until the end, and even beyond, as some of her efforts bore fruit […]

Life After Stroke: Recovering Your Health and Preventing Another Stroke

“Mediabuzz Publicity provided an energetic and creative publicity campaign for my book. I was very impressed with Leslie Wolfe Arista’s professionalism, and would highly recommend her firm to others.” Joel Stein, MD Chief Medical Officer, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Life After Stroke: Recovering Your Health […]

Nana, What’s Cancer?

“Our publisher, the American Cancer Society, engaged Leslie and what an incredible job she did!  Her hard work and attention to detail has meant the world to us – and to the success of Nana What’s Cancer?  We will cherish our experience working with […]

FAST MINDS: How To Thrive If You Have ADHD (Or Think You Might)

“Leslie’s phenomenal. With my first book (and another publicity agency), we got two significant media opportunities over a five-month campaign. With Mediabuzz, we had dozens. The book’s even been a best-seller in Canada because she placed stories in the The Toronto Star and The Globe […]

Oncology Rehab Partners

“Mediabuzz generated exceptional media coverage for our healthcare start-up, and this exposure was critical to the company’s launch and to building the STAR Program® brand. The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, The Washington Post, Women’s Health and NPR are just some of the […]