Meet the Localist

Carrie Rollwagen is a writer and podcast host based in Birmingham, Alabama. Her book, the Localist, describes the year-long Shop Small blog project where she bought only from independent stores. She started the Localist podcast to continue that conversation, interviewing a different local business owner in a new episode every Thursday. Carrie is the co-founder of independent bookstore Church Street Coffee & Books, and she is Vice President of Strategic Planning at Infomedia, a web development company in Birmingham, Alabama. Carrie is available for interviews about local businesses, podcast producing and technology.


Press Kit

Localist Press Kit

Print Materials

Download print material PDFs for the Localist, Author & Train Tour Fact Sheet and Carrie Rollwagen’s Author Bio.

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Localist Media Kit


Book tour author photos by Morgan Trinker, author photos by Cary Norton, and Localist Book Cover. Images available in Hi-Res or Web Quality. Photo credit appreciated but not required.

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Contact & Interview Requests

For further media inquiries, get in touch with Carrie here.

Previous Press Materials

Want more information about past Localist events? Check out the links below.

Localist Train Tour Press Release
Birmingham Birthday Bash Press Release
Localist Book Launch Party & Shop Small Press Release

Bookstore Materials

Bookstores please click here to download event/signing materials (printable poster and social media graphic).

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