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Kyle Olund named senior acquisitions editor for W Publishing

Nashville, Tenn. (April 3, 2020) – Thomas Nelson today announced Kyle Olund as senior acquisitions editor for W Publishing, a nonfiction imprint of Thomas Nelson.

In this role Olund will work to acquire key authors as well as discover dynamic, new Christian voices. He will also lead the entire editorial process for his acquired projects, which includes strategic editorial direction, titling, packaging, and author relationship development.

Olund rejoins Thomas Nelson with over thirty years of editorial experience, eleven of which were with Nelson Books, one of Thomas Nelson’s nonfiction imprints. In this role he worked on editorial for bestsellers including Wild at Heart (John Eldredge), Blue Like Jazz (Donald Miller), and Total Money Makeover (Dave Ramsey). Most recently, Olund has served as the executive editor for Worthy Books and FaithWords.

“W Publishing is built on forming and fostering relationships with authors, readers, and most importantly, Jesus.” said Damon Reiss, v-p, publisher for W Publishing. “Kyle’s ability to build strong relationships, coupled with his skilled editorial eye and commitment to excellence make him the right person for the job. I am thrilled to have him join our team.”

About Thomas Nelson:  Thomas Nelson is a world leading publisher and provider of Christian content and has been providing readers with quality inspirational product for more than 200 years. As part of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Inc., the publishing group provides multiple formats of award-winning Bibles, books, gift books, curriculum and digital content, with distribution of its products in more than 100 countries. Thomas Nelson is headquartered in Nashville, TN. For additional information visit

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