Kory French

Location: NYC // With BTR Since: 2010 // Twitter

Kory French is the Founder and Principal of Emily Consulting, a consulting company that leads start-up and early-stage companies in everything from concept development to strategic planning to scaling and exit plans. Prior to founding Emily consulting, he served in business development at Lord Cultural Resources Consulting Firm.

Before returning to school to get a Master's Degree, Kory spent five years in the private lending division of BMO Bank of Montreal. He earned a Bachelor of Art from Acadia University in Nova Scotia, Canada, and an MA from Columbia University in New York, NY. In 2013, a play Kory wrote, titled Abramovic, opened in NYC.

Kory is the host of BTR's Book Talk and was a co-host of BTR Sports until it ended in 2015. Kory has interviewed over 200 authors and writing personalities for BTR.

The Latest From Kory French

11/23/17 // The Apparitionists’ by Peter Manseau

A story of faith and fraud in post–Civil War America, told through the lens of a photographer who claimed he could capture images of the dead. | listen

11/16/17 // ‘A Secret Sisterhood: The Literary Friendships of Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë, George Eliot and Virginia Woolf’

‘A Secret Sisterhood’ resurrects the forgotten stories of female literary friendships. | listen

11/9/17 // Jessica Yu — Garden of the Lost and Abandoned: The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Woman and the Children She Saves

In Garden of the Lost and Abandoned, Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Jessica Yu recounts the important and heartening mission of Gladys Kalibbala—a Ugandan “orphan sleuth” who has dedicated her life to reconnecting lost children with their families. | listen

11/2/17 // Hugh Howey - Machine Learning: New and Collected Stories

A new collection of stories, including some that have never before been seen, from the New York Times best selling author of the Silo trilogy | listen

10/26/17 // Tova Mirvis - ‘The Book of Separation: A Memoir’

The memoir of a woman who leaves her faith and her marriage and sets out to navigate the terrifying, liberating terrain of a newly mapless world | listen

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