Bob Katz Enterprises

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Bob Katz

Bob Katz is an accomplished writer and speaker industry entrepreneur. He is the author of several acclaimed books, including the recent novel Third and Long (, the non-fiction Elaine’s Circle, and the novel Hot Air that was optioned for a movie by MGM.

His journalism and commentary have appeared in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Christian Science Monitor, the Nation, USA Today, and more. During 20-plus years in the speaker industry, he’s been the exclusive agent and manager for an impressive list of prominent writers, scientists, business thinkers, innovators, and journalists. In addition, he has perhaps the most varied background of anyone in the speaking industry, having served as promoter, agent, manager and as a touring speaker.  Additionally, he has written about public speaking extensively, wisely, and with humor for such publications as the Boston Globe, Chronicle of Higher Education, Cleveland Plain Dealer, and Newsday.

His nonfiction book, The Whistleblower, about high-stakes college basketball from the perspective of a veteran referee, was published in February, 2015. His forthcoming middle reader novel, EZ and the Intangibles, will be published in November, 2018.

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*Note:  If you’ve arrived at this site through an unwitting Google search, be warned this is not the Bob Katz who sells camping equipment, does audio engineering, or pitched 18 innings in May, 1944 for the Cincinatti Reds.