Revell appoints new Editorial Director

Revell appoints new Editorial Director Ada, Mich. (July 16, 2018)—Baker Publishing Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrea Doering to the position of editorial director for Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group. Doering joined the Revell team in 2007 as a senior acquisitions editor with more than 15 years of experience in the publishing industry. Since that time, she has helped the Revell division grow with a number of strong acquisitions, including authors such as Kay Warren, Lisa…

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Baker Publishing Group wins two INSPY Awards

Baker Publishing Group wins two INSPY Awards Ada, Mich. (July 9, 2018)—The INSPY Advisory Board recently announced the winners of their 2018 INSPY awards, and two Baker Publishing Group titles were selected. True to You by Becky Wade won in the Contemporary Romance/Romantic Suspense category, and Lady Jayne Disappears by Joanna Davidson Politano won in the Debut Fiction category. The INSPYs were created by bloggers to showcase the best novels that grapple with the Christian faith. For the complete list of winners, please visit inspys.com/?p=3877. True…

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Baker Publishing Group Titles Win Christianity Today Book Awards

Baker Publishing Group Titles Win Christianity Today Book Awards Contact: Lynnae Lubbers (616)676-9185 x193 llubbers@bakerpublishinggroup. com  Ada, Mich. (January 6, 2016)—Christianity Today recently announced the winners of its 2016 Book Awards. These awards are given to the best books “most likely to shape evangelical life, thought and culture.” Two Baker publications received the top award in their categories: Acts: An Exegetical Commentary, Vols. 1–4, by Craig S. Keener received the award in the Biblical Studies category, and Divine Sex by Jonathan Grant tied for first place in the…

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Two Baker Publishing Group Titles Win Top Shelf Book Cover Awards

Two Baker Publishing Group Titles Win Top Shelf Book Cover Awards Contact: Lynnae Lubbers (616)676-9185 x193 llubbers@bakerpublishinggroup. com  Ada, Mich. (October 26, 2015)—The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) selected two Baker Publishing Group titles as winners of the 2015 Top Shelf Book Cover Awards—Simply Tuesday by Emily Freeman and The Hiding Place Young Reader’s Edition by Corrie ten Boom, with Elizabeth and John Sherrill. The Top Shelf Book Cover Awards were given out by ECPA at the opening session of Publishing University at Wheaton College…

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Baker Publishing Group Announces Editorial Department Changes

Baker Publishing Group Announces Editorial Department Changes  Contact: Lynnae Lubbers (616) 676-9185 x193 llubbers@BakerPublishingGroup. com  Ada, Mich. (October 21, 2015)—Baker Publishing Group announces changes to their editorial department with the appointments of Jennifer Leep and Jim Kinney into new executive roles. These transitions follow the retirement of Executive Vice President Jack Kuhatschek.  Jennifer Leep and Jim Kinney have been promoted to Executive Vice President of Trade Publishing and Executive Vice President of Academic Publishing, respectively.  In her new role, Leep will…

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Two Baker Publishing Group Titles Win Christian Retailing’s Best Awards

Two Baker Publishing Group Titles Win Christian Retailing’s Best Awards Contact: Lynnae Lubbers (616)676-9185 x393 llubbers@bakerpublishinggroup. com  Ada, Mich. (July 2, 2015)—Winners of Christian Retailing’s Best Awards were announced Tuesday morning, June 30, at the International Christian Retail Show in Orlando, Florida. Two Baker Publishing Group titles received awards: The River by Beverly Lewis won in the Fiction: Amish category, and For Such a Time by Kate Breslin won in the First-Time Authors category. These awards are seen as an important way of recognizing some…

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Baker Publishing Group Editor and Titles Named Golden Scroll Award Winners

Baker Publishing Group Editor and Titles Named Golden Scroll Award Winners Contact: Lynnae Lubbers (616)676-9185 x393 llubbers@bakerpublishinggroup. com  Ada, Mich. (July 7, 2015)—The Advanced Writers and Speakers Association (AWSA) announced the winners of their 2015 Golden Scroll Awards at their annual banquet on Sunday, June 28, in Orlando, Florida. The AWSA is made up of the top 10 percent of Christian women in publishing and speaking, and sponsors the Golden Scroll Awards banquet. For the complete list of winners, please visit //awsa.com/?p=969. Andrea…

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The INSPY Awards Select Two Baker Publishing Group Titles as Winners

The INSPY Awards Select Two Baker Publishing Group Titles as Winners Contact: Lynnae Lubbers (616)676-9185 x393 llubbers@bakerpublishinggroup. com  Ada, Mich. (July 7, 2015)—The INSPY Advisory Board recently announced the winners of their 2015 INSPY awards, and two Baker Publishing Group titles were selected. Miracle in a Dry Season by Sarah Loudin Thomas won in the Debut Novel category and Meant to Be Mine by Becky Wade won in the Contemporary Romance/Romantic Suspense category. The INSPYs were created to “discover and highlight the very best in…

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Brazos Press Title Receives Foreword Reviews’ IndieFab Book of the Year Award

Brazos Press Title Receives Foreword Reviews’  IndieFab Book of the Year Award Contact: Bryan Dyer Tel: 616-676-9185 Email: bdyer@bakerpublishinggroup.com Web: www.bakerpublishinggroup.com Grand Rapids, MI (July 1, 2015)—Presence and Encounter: The Sacramental Possibilities of Everyday Life (ISBN 9781587433610; $15.99) by Dr. David G. Benner was honored with the silver award in the Body, Mind & Spirit category of the 2014 Foreword Reviews IndieFab Book of the Year Awards. Winners of these awards exemplify the best work coming from today’s indie authors and publishers. Award winners were determined by…

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Baker Publishing Group Partners with Messianic Jewish Family Bible Society to Publish New Bible Translation

Baker Publishing Group Partners with Messianic Jewish Family Bible Society to Publish New Bible Translation Contact: Karen Steele (616)676-9185 x100 ksteele@bakerpublishinggroup.com  Ada, Mich. (June 24, 2015)—Baker Publishing Group has signed an agreement with the Messianic Jewish Family Bible Society (MJFB) to publish a new translation of the Bible, the Tree of Life Version (TLV), scheduled to release in 2016. The TLV is translated by a committee of thirty-two Messianic Jewish and Christian scholars and uses a seven-step vetting process. An…

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Zondervan Hires New Director of Public Relations

Zondervan Hires New Director of Public Relations Contact: Casey Harrell Director of Corporate Communications tel:  615.902.1109 web: Casey.Harrell@HarperCollins.com (Grand Rapids, MI)—Today, Zondervan announced Robin Barnett as the new director of public relations for the Nonfiction Trade Team. Barnett is located in the Grand Rapids, MI offices and reports directly to the team’s vice president of marketing, Tom Dean. “Robin has a history of working with bestselling authors, such as Rick Warren, Mark Batterson, Shauna Niequist, Renee Swope and John Ortberg,” says Dean….

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Kingdom Conspiracy Selected as Outreach Resource of the Year

Kingdom Conspiracy Selected as Outreach Resource of the Year Contact: Karen Steele (616)676-9185 x100 ksteele@bakerpublishinggroup. com  Ada, Mich. (March 10, 2015)—Kingdom Conspiracy by Scot McKnight was selected by Outreach Magazine as one of the 12th Annual Outreach Resources of the Year, with three other Baker Publishing Group titles listed as recommended resources.  Outreach Magazine strives to inspire and equip readers in their unique ministries. With almost 170 submissions in 14 categories, the 14 panelists who evaluated the various publications had the opportunity to select one or more…

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Award-Winning Author & TV Personality Sophia A. Nelson Signs with Revell

Award-Winning Author & TV Personality Sophia A. Nelson Signs with Revell Ada, Mich., April 3,  2014 – Award-winning author and former White House reporter Sophia A. Nelson has signed with Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group, for her highly-anticipated second book, The Woman Code: 20 Powerful Keys to Unlock Your Life. Nelson is a prominent independent political and cultural commentator who speaks across the country as a corporate career coach and leadership trainer. In The Woman Code, Nelson shows women how to unlock…

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