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David C Cook Hires
New Senior Acquisitions Development Editor

CONTACT:    Lisa Beech, Senior Publicity Manager
719-536-0100 X 3022,

Colorado Springs, CO – David C Cook is pleased to announce Alice Crider as the new Senior Acquisitions and Development Editor to the Book Team, as of February 10, 2015. Her main responsibilities will be acquiring women’s non-fiction Christian living and spiritual growth books. 

Alice began her career in Christian publishing at David C Cook in 1999, starting in Curriculum department and then moving to books. She moved to Alive Communications in 2001 and then to WaterBrook Publishing in 2004 where she progressed through the editorial ranks acquiring and developing manuscripts, writing marketing and back cover copy, and handling author relation issues. In the last two years, she has worked as an Agent with WordServe Literary Group representing over 40 authors where she focused on women’s Christian living, spiritual growth and women’s devotionals. 

 Alice shared, “I am excited to be back at David C Cook and excited to be developing books that transform lives!”

 “With women’s books being one of our growing genres in the next five years, I am very encouraged and pleased that someone with Alice’s credentials and experience has chosen to join our publishing team,” said Dan Rich, Chief Publishing Officer. 

 Alice is also a life coach and enjoys hiking, horseback riding, health and nutrition, and spending time with her grandsons. She and her husband live in Monument, Colorado. 


David C Cook is a leading nonprofit resource provider serving the global Church with life-transforming, Christ-centered materials. Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with offices in Illinois, Canada and the United Kingdom, David C Cook’s resources are published in over 150 languages and distributed in more than 160 countries. Originally founded in 1875 as a curriculum publisher, today David C Cook publishes numerous bestselling fiction and non-fiction books from a variety of award-winning authors. It is also a leading provider of worship music through its Integrity Music label, which produces over one-third of the top 100 praise and worship songs sung around the world. Additional information can be found at