Lynn Goldberg has spent her professional life connecting writers with readers and bringing authors to the attention of the public. She was Publicity Director of Farrar, Straus & Giroux and Pantheon Books and was Associate Director of Publicity for Random House before opening her own company. She founded Lynn Goldberg Communications in 1981 and later changed the firm name to Goldberg McDuffie Communications. Among the authors she worked with are Ron Chernow, Susan Sontag, Harold Bloom, Alan Greenspan, Jerome Groopman, Arlie Hochschild, Susan Isaacs, Ian Bremmer, Nicole Krauss, John Lahr, Peter Peterson, Jodi Picoult, Roxana Robinson, Dava Sobel, Maurice Sendak, Joseph Stiglitz, and E.O. Wilson. She also worked with The National Book Awards, The PEN Writers Festival, The Whiting Awards, Poets & Writers and The Library of America.
She has served on the boards of Poets & Writers as well as the advisory boards of the Friends Program of the New York Public Library, The New School’s MFA program in Creative Writing, the Advisory Council for Literacy Partners, and the Jerusalem International Book Fair. She has been a member of the President’s Council of Heritage College, located on the Yakama Nation reservation in Washington.
Lynn Goldberg is now consulting for literary writers.