Publicity & Promotion

December, 2017 – Podcast Interview, Sand Hill Review

November, 2017 – Podcast Interview, Heartland Institute

November, 2017 –  Book Review

August, 2017 – Resource World Magazine

RM Article Excerpt

May, 2017 –  Evergreen and Silver Creek Spotlight Magazines

Evergreen Article may 2017

January 14, 2017 – KFYI 550 AM, Phoenix AZ

January 7, 2017 – Think! America Radio Nationally Syndicated Show with Terry Gilberg (starts @ 21 minutes in)

August, 2016 – San Francisco Review of Books, Video Interview

July 13, 2016 – Blog Interview, NBC Bay Area intern Ankita Bhanot

July, 2016 –  Evergreen Spotlight Magazine

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May 18, 2016 – San Jose Mercury News

May 1, 2016 – KFYI 550 AM, Phoenix, AZ

April 11, 2016 – Rare Earth Investing News, “What Would We Do Without Rare Earths?”

March 10, 2016, 2:00-3:00 pm ET – WDJY 99.1 FM, Atlanta, GA-Interview with Kevin Horek “Building the Future”

March 5, 2016 – KFYI 550 AM, Phoenix, AZ -Interview with Terry Gilberg  Live NewsTalk Radio (starts at 15:30 in)

February, 2016Rare Mettle named February Book-of-the-Month, Eye On America News

December 21, 2015Private Offerings named a 10 Best Business Book of 2015 Wealth Management Magazine PO 10 Best Business Books of 2015

December , 2015 – Content Magazine

ContentMagazine Full Spread

December 1, 2015 – InvestorIntel

October, 2015 – KBAY 94.5 San Jose

October 9, 2015 – Livermore Independent Newspaper

October 9, 2015 – C2SV Creative Convergence Tech Conference – TV Interview

September, 2015 – Silver Creek Spotlight Cover Story

Cover Story - September, 2015

September 16, 2015 – San Jose Mercury News & Palo Alto Daily News

September 16, 2015 – The Book Sage Blog

September, 2015 –  Evergreen Spotlight Magazine

April 5, 2015 – KBAY 94.5 San Jose

February 7, 2015 – San Jose Evergreen Times

 September 17, 2014 –  San Jose Mercury News

Speaking Engagements

Saturday, September 9, 2017                                                   Los Angeles, California

Participated as a conference panelist for the Calliope Fiction & Nonfiction Book Authors Workshop, part of Taliesin Nexus’ effort to grow a new cadre of writers, screenwriters, and filmmakers. 

Tuesday, March 14, 2017                                                   San Jose State University 

An opportunity to speak to the student members of the Financial Management Association’s campus chapter about the need for networking and people skills in today’s workplace.



Sunday, July 10, 2016                                                           Saratoga Library

An Afternoon with the Chi-Am Circle Organization’s Members for their “Author! Author! Author!” event.


Ann Bridges and Rare Mettle

Thursday, May 26, 2016            Books, Inc.         Mountain View

Exclusive Silicon Valley Book Launch Event for RARE METTLE

Presentation on Inspiration from True Events, Q&A, Exclusive Book Signing

Books Inc. –  301 Castro Street, Mountain View, CA

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Monday, April 4, 2016                                San Jose – King Main Library

An Evening with Silicon Valley Author Ann Bridges: San Jose in Fact and Fiction

Discussing Silicon Valley’s Inspiration for and Role in PRIVATE OFFERINGS

San Jose in Fact and Fiction April 2016

 Thursday, March 10, 2016 – 2:00-3:00pm WDJY 99.1 FM   Atlanta, GA

Featured Guest on Kevin Horek’s “Building the Future” radio show

(Link to listen to radio broadcast here)

Saturday, March 5, 2016    KFYI 550 AM                   Phoenix, AZ

Author, Ann Bridges on Rare Earth Metals, with Terry Gilberg

(starts about 15 minutes in, runs until top of hour)

(Link to listen to radio broadcast here)

Saturday, February 6, 2016                       San Jose

San Jose Library Book Club – Discussing Private Offerings.

Wednesday, December 16 , 2015                                Campbell

Recycle Bookstore West – 275 E. Campbell Ave., Campbell, CA

Book Club Meeting and Discussion of Private Offerings

RBC Bookc Club

Wednesday, November 4, 2015                             San Jose

Evergreen Valley College Author Series

Silicon Valley’s Modern Day Gold Rush–Its Promise and Allure

EVC Lecture Shot 2

Wednesday, October 28, 2015                             San Jose – King Main Library

A San Jose State University Campus Reading Program Event

“Creating Silicon Valley’s World: A Conversation with Author Ann Bridges”

(The link to the videotaped interview here.)

Comparing Private Offerings and The Circle

Private Offerings by Ann Bridges ISBN 9781939454485THECIRCLE-01

Sunday, October 18, 2015                                        Livermore / East Bay

Silicon Valley’s Past, Present and Future–Watch it on YouTube 

Presentation, Q&A, Book Signing –Livermore Public Library Civic Center, Livermore, CA


 Wednesday, October 14, 2015                                Palo Alto

Books Inc – 74 Town & Country Village, 855 El Camino Real, Palo Alto

Books Inc Palo Alto

Thursday, October 8, 2015                                   San Jose – East

Barnes & Noble – Book Signing Eastridge Shopping Ctr,  San Jose

with San Jose Vice Mayor Rose Herrera

with San Jose Vice Mayor Rose Herrera

Thursday, October 8, 2015                    San Jose – Downtown

C2SV: Creative Convergence Silicon Valley Technology Conference

C2Sv Sign Photo

Sunday, September 27, 2015                           Campbell

Recycle Bookstore West – Book Signing 275 E. Campbell Ave., Campbell, CA

Recycle Bookstore

Saturday, September 26, 2015                          San Jose – South

Barnes & Noble – Book Signing Blossom Hill & Almaden Plaza 5353 Almaden Expressway Bldg. B, San Jose, CA

B&N with PeiyingB&N with Barbara Drotar

Wednesday, September 23, 2015                     Mountain View

Books Inc – Presentation, Q&A, Book Signing 301 Castro Street, Mountain View, CA

Books Inc. with Dinah Lin

Saturday, September 19, 2015                San Mateo / Peninsula

Barnes & Noble – Book Signing Hillsdale Shopping Center, 11 West Hillsdale Blvd., San Mateo, CA

Maureen Harrington, a fellow Balcony 7 author, joins me.

Maureen Harrington, a fellow Balcony 7 author, joins me.

Thursday, September 17, 2015               San Jose – North / Central Silicon Valley

Barnes & Noble – Book Signing 3600 Stevens Creek Blvd., San Jose, CA

My very first book signing.

My very first book signing.