Baker Publishing Group titles selected as 2020 INSPY Award winners

Baker Publishing Group titles selected as 2020 INSPY Award winners Ada, Mich. (June 30, 2020)—On June 28, The INSPY Advisory Board announced their list of 2020 INSPY Award Winners. This list includes four Baker Publishing Group titles: Whose Waves These Are by Amanda Dykes (Debut Fiction), A Bound Heart by Laura Frantz (Historical Romance), The Curse of Misty Wayfair by Jamie Jo Wright (Mystery & Thriller), and Light from Distant Stars by Shawn Smucker (Speculative Fiction). The INSPY Awards were created by bloggers “to discover and highlight the…

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Six Baker titles included in Outreach Magazine’s Resources of the Year

Six Baker titles included in Outreach Magazine’s Resources of the Year Ada, MI (March 10, 2020)—Baker Publishing Group is pleased to announce that On the Road with Saint Augustine, a Brazos Press title, was recently named Outreach Resource of the Year in the Spiritual Growth category by Outreach magazine. Five other Baker Publishing Group titles were listed as recommended resources: Faith for Exiles (Baker Books) in the Evangelism and Discipleship category, Narrative Apologetics (Baker Books) in the Apologetics category, The Church of Us vs. Them (Brazos Press) in the Church category, Global Arts…

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Baker Publishing Group leads the way for environmental conservation

Baker Publishing Group leads the way for environmental conservation Ada, Mich. (March 11, 2020)—In 2004 when post-consumer waste stock became available as a book paper commodity, Dwight Baker, president of Baker Publishing Group, made the decision to use it for printing as a standard policy. During the fourteen years since making that commitment, 6.2 million pounds of recycled paper have been used for printing Baker Publishing Group books. The company paper policy has saved 52,000 trees thus far, and Baker…

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Baker Publishing Group appoints new Academic Sales Manager

Baker Publishing Group appoints new Academic Sales Manager Ada, Mich. (March 4, 2020)—Baker Publishing Group is pleased to announce the promotion of Mason Slater, who will serve as academic sales manager. This position fills the vacancy of Steve Ayers’s retirement in March. Mason began at Baker Publishing Group in 2013 as an assistant marketing manager and has worked in marketing for both Baker Academic and Brazos Press, most recently as marketing manager for Brazos Press. Mason is a graduate of…

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Baker Publishing Group wins Christianity Today Awards

Baker Publishing Group wins Christianity Today Awards Ada, Mich. (January 7, 2020)—Christianity Today recently announced the winners of their 2020 Book Awards. Two Baker Publishing Group titles received top honors, and one title received an award of merit. Light from Distant Stars by Shawn Smucker was selected as the winner in the Fiction category, and On the Road with Saint Augustine by James K. A. Smith won the Spiritual Formation category. For the Life of the World by Miroslav Volf and Matthew Croasmun received an award of merit in the Theology/Ethics…

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Baker Publishing Group signs contract with New York Times bestselling author Jon Acuff

Baker Publishing Group signs contract with New York Times bestselling author Jon Acuff Ada, Mich. (November, 2019)—Baker Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group, is pleased to announce that they have signed a new two-book contract with Jon Acuff. Releasing over the next few years, these new books by Acuff will focus on topics related to leadership, business and personal growth. The first book, scheduled for a spring 2021 release, addresses the 99.5% of people who find themselves overthinking situations….

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Baker Publishing Group signs contract with author and popular podcaster, Annie F. Downs

Baker Publishing Group signs contract with author and popular podcaster, Annie F. Downs Ada, Mich. (Sept. 13, 2019)—Revell Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group, is pleased to announce the signing of a multi-book contract with Annie F. Downs. The first book, That Sounds Fun, named after her successful podcast, will be an irresistible invitation to readers to understand the meaning of fun, to embrace fun, to chase fun, and to figure out what sounds fun to them. Readers will be…

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Baker Publishing Group Appoints New Executive VPs of Sales and Marketing

Baker Publishing Group Appoints New Executive VPs of Sales and Marketing Ada, Mich. (September 7, 2019)—Baker Publishing Group is pleased to announce the promotions of Nathan Henrion and Mark Rice. Nathan will serve as the Executive Vice President of Sales. Mark will take on the newly formed position of Executive Vice President of Marketing, Ada Divisions. These combined positions fill the vacancy of Dave Lewis’s retirement in September, and both positions report to the President/CEO. Nathan arrived at Baker Publishing Group in…

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Baker Publishing Group and (in)courage announce partnership in publishing

Baker Publishing Group and (in)courage announce partnership in publishing Ada, Mich. (July 1, 2019)—Baker Publishing Group is pleased to announce that they have entered into a partnership with (in)courage, the women’s ministry and online content platform of DaySpring Cards, Inc. Revell, one of six divisions of Baker Publishing Group, will produce eight Bible studies, two devotionals, and two books over the next three years. The first publication will be available in Fall 2020. DaySpring is the Christian products subsidiary of…

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Baker Publishing Group wins two Gospel Coalition Awards

Baker Publishing Group wins two Gospel Coalition Awards Ada, MI (December 17, 2018)—In mid-December, The Gospel Coalition announced the winners of their 2018 Book Awards—and Baker Publishing took home two of these awards. Love Thy Body by Nancy Pearcey won the Public Theology & Current Events category and The Devil’s Redemption by Michael J. McClymond won the Academic Theology category. The Gospel Coalition reviews around 300 books a year. At the end of the year, they assess which titles in a variety of categories were most…

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Baker Publishing Group wins Christianity Today Award

Baker Publishing Group wins Christianity Today Award Ada, Mich. (December 17, 2018)—Christianity Today recently announced the winners of their 2019 Book Awards. One Baker Publishing Group title won a top award. Subversive Sabbath by A. J. Swoboda won the Spiritual Formation category award as well as an Award of Merit in the Book of the Year category. Subversive Sabbath by A. J. Swoboda (Brazos; ISBN 9781587434051; ebook ISBN 9781493412907; $19.99) This book pioneers a creative path to an alternative way of existing. Combining creative storytelling, pastoral…

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Baker Publishing Group wins five Christy Awards, including Book of the Year

Baker Publishing Group wins five Christy Awards, including Book of the Year Ada, Mich. (November 15, 2018)—The winners of the 2018 Christy Awards were announced on Wednesday, November 7, at the Christy Award Gala in Nashville, Tennessee. Baker Publishing Group authors won a total of five Christy Awards, including True to You, which won the 2018 Christy Book of the Year and also won in the Contemporary Romance category. The House on Foster Hill by Jaime Jo Wright won in the Mystery/Suspense/Thriller category, Missing Isaac by Valerie…

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Revell signs bestselling author Joanna Weaver

Revell signs bestselling author Joanna Weaver Ada, Mich. (October 17, 2018)—Revell, a trade division of Baker Publishing Group, is pleased to announce that they have signed author Joanna Weaver. Her first book with Revell is scheduled to release in the spring of 2021. Joanna’s bestselling books include Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World, which has sold more than one million copies, Having a Mary Spirit, Lazarus Awakening, At the Feet of Jesus, and the award-winning gift book With This Ring. You can learn more about…

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Baker Publishing Group wins two Carol Awards; Andrea Doering named Editor of the Year

Baker Publishing Group wins two Carol Awards; Andrea Doering named Editor of the Year Ada, Mich. (October 11, 2018)—Winners of the 2018 Carol Awards were announced at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center during the annual American Christian Fiction Writers conference on September 22, 2018.  Andrea Doering, editorial director of Revell, was awarded Editor of the Year for her contributions to Christian fiction and to ACFW. Jennifer Leep, executive vice president of trade publishing at Baker Publishing Group, stated,…

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PW Star Watch nominees include two Baker Publishing Group employees

PW Star Watch nominees include two Baker Publishing Group employees Ada, Mich. (August 9, 2018)—Darron Schroeder, assistant manager and children’s product buyer at Baker Book House, and Amy Green, senior fiction publicist at Bethany House, have been chosen as nominees in the fourth annual PW Star Watch award and celebration. Publishers Weekly, in association with Frankfurter Buchmesse, created PW Star Watch to identify, celebrate, and mentor up-and-coming members of the US and Canadian publishing communities and bring recognition to them on a wider platform. “As…

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