Here’s what you should know.

SOCIAL MEDIA: Find me @mickimaynard on Twitter, and under Micheline Maynard on Google Plus, LinkedIn and on Facebook.

REACHING ME: Send an email to vmaynard (at) I’m based in Ann Arbor, Mich., which is in the Eastern Time Zone. PR professionals, please do not pitch me via Twitter or Facebook.

REACHING MY AGENT: You can reach my literary agent, Alice Martell, at afmartell (at) Ms. Martell also considers film and television rights requests, as well as public speaking requests.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS: I can serve as a keynote speaker, moderate panel discussions, host a broadcast or podcast, lead Ted style programs, and act as an on-stage interviewer. Please contact me at least 30 days ahead of time to discuss a topic, fee schedule and my travel requirements. All speaking engagements require an appearance agreement.

INTERVIEWS: I’m happy to help with your print, Web or broadcast story, and with advance notice, I can arrange access to an ISDN or television studio. I prefer 24 hours notice, but I understand if you are on deadline.

EXPERT ON: Detroit; the American and international automobile industries; international investment in the United States; the airline industry and aviation safety; why people are driving less; the changes in attitudes among teen drivers; women motorists and consumers; women in the business world; Cuba; Midwest politics; labor; urban affairs; the American South; the Supreme Court and business; travel; sports; and food.

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