A Noble Masquerade Wins RITA Award

A Noble Masquerade Wins RITA Award Contact: Lynnae Lubbers (616)676-9185 x193 llubbers@bakerpublishinggroup. com  Ada, Mich. (July 21, 2016)—The winners of the 2016 RITA Awards were announced on July 16 by the Romance Writers of America (RWA). A Noble Masquerade, the debut novel from Kristi Ann Hunter, won in the Inspirational Romance category. RWA is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance the interests of romance writers; the RITA Awards are the highest award of distinction in romance fiction and recognize excellence in…

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Bible Gateway Interviews: Week of July 18, 2016

Bible Gateway Interviews Joni Eareckson Tada, general editor of the Beyond Suffering Bible  About 1-in-5 people in the USA live with some type of physical disability; 10 million people a year experience a serious mental illness; and 1-in-6 Americans struggle with chronic health conditions, leading to roughly 65 million Americans providing care for someone with a disability or chronic illness. From singer, artist, radio host, and bestselling author Joni Eareckson Tada and the experts at Joni and Friends Christian Institute…

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Two Baker Publishing Group Titles Win Word Awards

Two Baker Publishing Group Titles Win Word Awards Contact: Lynnae Lubbers (616)676-9185 x193 llubbers@bakerpublishinggroup. com Ada, Mich. (July 15, 2016)—The Word Guild announced the winners of their 2016 Word Awards at their gala on June 24, and they selected two Baker Publishing Group titles as winners. Introducing Biblical Hermeneutics by Craig G. Bartholomew won in the Academic category and also received honorable mention for the Grace Irwin Prize, Canada’s largest literary prize for Christian writers. Desperate Measures by Sandra Orchard won in the Suspense Novel…

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Walk to Beautiful Continues to Inspire

Walk to Beautiful Continues to Inspire Best-Selling Title Surpasses 100,000 Copies in Print Contact: Stephanie Newton Director of Backlist Promotions tel: (615) 902-2320 email: Stephanie.Newton@HarperCollins.com  (Nashville, TN) – Jimmy Wayne’s three-time New York Times best-selling book, Walk to Beautiful celebrates a milestone this week as it crosses the 100,000 sales mark for print copies. Jimmy’s memoir, released in October of 2014, has not only captivated readers, it has inspired positive change in the foster care system and compelled individuals to get involved in…

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Seaway Printing Invests $3 Million in New Press and Market-Leading Software

Seaway Printing Invests $3 Million in New Press and Market-Leading Software New management information system a first in U.S  Green Bay, WIs.,– Seaway Printing Company, a leading short- and medium-run book printer, has installed a Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 106 printing press in its Green Bay, Wisconsin facility. The 40″ offset press is projected to increase efficiency and reduce turnaround time, providing Seaway with greater capacity to meet customer demand. “We’re expecting to decrease turnaround time and jumpstart significant savings with…

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Consultation Draws Christian Publishers from across Latin America

Consultation Draws Christian Publishers from across Latin America (Carol Stream, Illinois, USA)– More than 45  publishing staff from across Latin America attended the June 6 to 11 LetraVIVA—MAI Consultation on Christian Publishing held in Oaxtepec, Mexico. “There was a strong sense of growing and learning together, and forming plans for joint projects, promotion of books and the development of new resources,” said Ian Darke, long-time coordinator of LetraViva. The LetraVIVA publishers network and Media Associates International developed a full training program of plenary…

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New Children’s Editor Starts at Rose Publishing

New Children’s Editor Starts at Rose Publishing Contact: Amy Bautista, Rose Publishing, 310-353-2113, info@rose-publishing.com LOS ANGELES, July 6, 2016 — Rose Publishing/Aspire Press/RoseKidz announces today that Brenda Noel has accepted the position of Editor for RoseKidz®, the children’s products division of Rose Publishing. Noel starts as editor July 5. RoseKidz launches 10 new kids titles in 2016, most notably eight new kids devotionals, to fill out the recently acquired Rainbow Publishers/Legacy Press line of children’s devotions, reproducible Bible activities, and fiction titles. “I am…

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Baker Publishing Group Signs Miroslav Volf

Baker Publishing Group Signs Miroslav Volf   Contact: Lynnae Lubbers (616)676-9185 x193 llubbers@bakerpublishinggroup. com Ada, Mich. (June 20, 2016)—Brazos Press, a division of Baker Publishing Group, is pleased to announce that they have signed a one-book contract with Miroslav Volf. Coauthored by Matthew Croasmun, Volf’s book will make an incisive and eloquent case for a fresh vision of what theology is and how it can function to help establish and participate in a new conversation about what makes a flourishing life.  “We…

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Former NFL Quarterback and Author Scott Stankavagefeatured on TCT’s “Beyond the Goal”

Former NFL Quarterback and Author Scott Stankavage featured on TCT’s “Beyond the Goal” “Sometimes, the measure of a man is not what he accomplishes, but what he overcomes.” –Scott Stankavage, author of The QB Mentor and former quarterback for the Denver Broncos and University of North Carolina DURHAM, N.C. –TCT’s new sports program, “Beyond the Goal,” will feature former professional and college quarterback and author Scott Stankavage for three weeks of programming concluding with shows airing July 2-3. Stankavage was a record-setting University of North…

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Ken Wytsma to Keynote ECPA PUBu 2016

KEN WYTSMA TO KEYNOTE ECPA PUBu 2016 Eleven industry leaders on “PUBu Brain Trust” to develop 40 training sessions for Christian publishing’s premier networking and training event  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PHOENIX, ARIZ., June 17, 2016 — ECPA announces Ken Wytsma — author, innovator, and social entrepreneur –  as keynote speaker of PUBu 2016 held October 13-14 at Trinity International University in Chicago. The event gathers nearly 200 Christian publishing practitioners for a networking and training intensive each year.  In his opening and closing sessions, Ken…

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