Baker Publishing Group signs social activists featured in Oscar-nominated film
Ada, Mich. (March 28, 2022)— Baker Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group, is pleased to announce it recently signed a book deal with Sibil Fox and Robert Richardson, known as Fox and Rob, a popular New Orleans based couple with an Oscar-nominated Amazon Original documentary about their lives and love as an incarcerated family.
“Fox and Rob are a living testament to radical love,” said Stephanie Smith, senior editor, Baker. “The more our team learns about their unforgettable story, the more we are blown away—and readers are next. Baker Books is honored to partner with them in bringing the fullness of their story—in their own alternating voices, in striking detail—to readers everywhere.”
Their first book, scheduled for a February 2023 release, is tentatively titled TIME: The Untold Story of the Love That Held Us Together When Incarceration Kept Us Apart.
Fox and Rob are represented by agent Caitlyn Hoyt of Creative Artist Agency.
“We are ecstatic about the opportunities that lie ahead in our partnership with Baker Books to bring our untold story behind the Oscar-nominated Amazon original documentary, TIME, to the world,” said Fox and Rob. “Like Baker Books, the cornerstone of our success for decades has been family. And when families unite, something extraordinary happens.”
Affectionately known among their peers as FoxandRob, Sibil Fox and Robert Richardson, endured and survived 21 years as an incarcerated family. FoxandRob have touched the lives of millions worldwide as the subjects of the Oscar nominated Amazon Original documentary, TIME. They believe that to be free is to free others. Through their social justice initiative, PDMNOLA (Participatory Defense Movement New Orleans), they have committed their lives and resources to bringing not only greater awareness but sustainable solutions to families suffering from the hardships associated with crime and punishment. These high school sweethearts are the proud parents of six sons and reside in New Orleans.
Baker Books has a vision for building up the body of Christ through books that are relevant, intelligent, and engaging. We publish titles for lay Christians on topics such as discipleship, apologetics, spirituality, relationships, marriage, parenting, and the intersection of Christianity and culture. We also publish books and ministry resources for pastors and church leaders, concentrating on topics such as preaching, worship, pastoral ministries, counseling, biblical reference, and leadership. Learn more at www.BakerBooks.com.
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