Barbara Bauer, Ph.D., president and founder of BBLA,earned her degrees in English and American literature at Hunter College and St. John’s University.  The company was established in 1984 and our authors have been published by Kensington Publishing, St. Martin’s Press, Barron’s Educational Series, Tuttle Publishing and Watson-Guptill.


The agency’s books have been sold throughout the world in countries such as China, Sweden, Spain, France and New Zealand.  BBLA authors have appeared on CNN, FOX, CBS, ABC and ESPN.


Our speakers have appeared at BEA (Book Expo America), New Jersey Press Women, Manhattanville College, Barnes and Noble and the Short Hills Mall, NJ.  Our reviews have appeared in Publishers Weekly, the New York Times, Booklist, Kirkus and the Asbury Park Press.

Our authors’ work