My Meet The Author Press Release For Malice

Meet New Book Author Liz Crokin,
a Seasoned Hollywood Journalist

Novelist Liz Crokin

Beverly Hills, Calif. (January 8, 2015) – Hollywood & Vine Books is excited to introduce new book author Liz Crokin. She will release her political romantic thriller, Malice, this February in paperback. The novel will be available worldwide on and other book retailers. Crokin is a seasoned journalist who has covered Hollywood full-time for over a decade. She has traveled the world to exotic places and Podunk towns – ranging from The Galapagos Islands chasing Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie to Britney Spears’ hometown of Kentwood, Louisiana – and consistently broke front-page news. She has worked as a West Coast Senior Editor for both Star and In Touch magazines. She also served as a West Coast Reporter for Us Weekly. She’s broken exclusive stories on the demise of several marriages, including Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher; Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries; and Katy Perry and Russell Brand. She has interviewed hundreds of celebrities and covered countless red-carpets. Her In Touch position took her to many cities and countries, including Spain, Mexico and the Bahamas, where she broke multiple front-page stories on Anna Nicole Smith just months before her tragic death.

As a seasoned Chicago journalist, Crokin wrote the popular gossip column Liz In The Loop for the RedEye Edition of the Chicago Tribune for seven years. She also made several national TV appearances talking about her front-page celebrity stories on shows such as Extra, Biography Channel specials, AXS Live and hosted two regular TV segments on local Chicago news programs. She has freelanced for an array of entertainment publications such as Globe, National Enquirer, Life & Style, Look, Radar, E! News, Closer and OK!

Crokin has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Journalism from the University of Iowa. She began her journalism career in Washington, DC after wrapping up an internship with Bill O’Reilly at Fox News Channel. In DC, she interned for the State Department’s news service and covered the White House beat. She reported on the daily morning gaggle with the President’s Press Secretary Ari Fleischer, covered press conferences in the East Room, attended bill signings in the Rose Garden, reported at the White House Correspondents’ dinners and even covered a meeting with President George W. Bush and a foreign leader in the Oval Office. She wrote her stories from an office in the basement of the West Wing or the State Department under Secretary of State Colin Powell.

Most recently, Crokin authored a gossip column for the Chicago Sun-Times Splash titled La La Liz. Crokin currently serves as a contributing writer for Elite Daily. Also, she is on a press circuit performing interviews about her upcoming novel, Malice.

For more information on Liz Crokin, visit her website at To get directly in touch with her for opportunities, email us and we will promptly connect you!


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