InterVarsity Press Designers Receive Top Shelf Book Cover Awards

InterVarsity Press Designers Receive Top Shelf Book Cover Awards Krista Clayton | 630.734.4013 | kclayton@ivpress.com WESTMONT, IL— The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) honored InterVarsity Press designers Cindy Kiple and David Fassett with Top Shelf Book Cover Awards last week at PUBu 2016 held at Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois. The Top Shelf program highlights book design excellence, intelligence, and beauty. “I was honored to lead a session at PUBu16 about the role of excellent design in selling books,” said IVP publisher Jeff…

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Goodwill Rights Management Corp. Announces the Signing of a Cooperative Agreement Between Reformation Translation Fellowship and Ligonier Ministries

Goodwill Rights Management Corp. Announces the Signing of a Cooperative Agreement Between Reformation Translation Fellowship and Ligonier Ministries Contact: Arthur Thompson, Executive Director, Reformation Translation Fellowship, 908-553-4472, RTFDirector@GMail.com ATCHISON, Kan., Sept. 6, 2016 — Reformation Translation Fellowship announces the launch of the Chinese translation of Dr. R.C. Sproul’s Crucial Questions booklet series. This growing series is designed to present Dr. Sproul’s insights on questions which come up often in the minds of Christians today. These booklets are now accessible to the entire Chinese-speaking world of…

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IVP Announces New Director of Marketing and Recent Management Transitions

IVP Announces New Director of Marketing and Recent Management Transitions  Contact | Krista Clayton | 630.734.4013 | kclayton@ivpress.com WESTMONT, IL—InterVarsity Press is pleased to announce that Helen Lee has accepted IVP’s recently created director of marketing position. Lee has served as the associate editor for IVP Books and IVP Praxis since 2014 and will officially move from her editorial role on October 3. “Though we know Helen as an acquisitions and development editor, she came to us with a varied background educationally and…

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HarperCollins Christian Publishing extends low-cost outreach Bible partnership with Biblica

HarperCollins Christian Publishing extends low-cost outreach Bible partnership with Biblica (Nashville, TN) July 21, 2016—HarperCollins Christian Publishing (HCCP) today announced it will assume direct and trade sales of Biblica’s foreign-language Bible translations.  This is an extension of the agreement announced in October 2014 when the two companies released that HCCP would absorb the direct and trade sales of NIV, NIrV and NVI low-cost outreach Bible lines. HCCP will assume responsibility for sales and distribution of the existing foreign translations through…

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U.S. Publishing Industry’s Annual Survey Reveals Nearly $28 Billion in Revenue in 2015

U.S. Publishing Industry’s Annual Survey Reveals Nearly $28 Billion in Revenue in 2015 Trends included a return to print and significant growth of consumer audiobooks as eBooks declined Washington, DC; July 11, 2016 – The U.S. book and journal publishing industry generated $27.78 billion in net revenue for 2015, representing 2.71 billion in units (volume), according to the Association of American Publishers (AAP) StatShot Annual survey. Revenues and unit volume were essentially flat with a decrease of 0.6% from $27.96…

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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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HarperCollins Christian Publishing Receives 2016 BBB Torch Award for Middle Tennessee

HarperCollins Christian Publishing Receives 2016 BBB Torch Award for Middle Tennessee (Nashville, TN) June 22, 2016—In a ceremony today at its corporate headquarters, HarperCollins Christian Publishing (HCCP) was presented with the Better Business Bureau’s (BBB) 2016 Torch Award for Middle Tennessee.  This annual award is given by the BBB in honor of businesses operating within the chapter’s region that display the highest of ethical commerce. Kathleen Calligan, CEO of BBB Middle Tennessee, Inc. presented the award to HCCP’s president and…

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Bible Gateway Interviews: Gary Thomas, Timothy Paul Jones

Bible Gateway Interviews Gary Thomas on Sacred Marriage  What if God’s primary intent for your marriage isn’t to make you happy, but holy? How should you consider your marriage to be more than a sacred covenant with another person? How is it that marriage is a spiritual discipline designed to help you know God better, trust him more fully, and love him more deeply? Bible Gateway interviewed Gary Thomas about his bestselling book, Sacred Marriage (Zondervan, 2015), winner of the K-Love 2016 Book…

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Jeannie White Named Publicist at B&H Publishing Group

JENAYE WHITE NAMED PUBLICIST AT B&H PUBLISHING GROUP Contact: Dave Schroeder, VP of Communications Dave.Schroeder@BHPublishingGroup.com 615.251.2305 www.bhpublishinggroup.com NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (May 31, 2016) Jenaye White has joined B&H Publishing Group as publicist for books, Bibles and the B&H brand. White will work alongside B&H brand managers to develop and execute publicity campaigns, and will also manage brand press relations. Dave Schroeder, Vice President of Marketing and Communication, comments: “I’m excited to welcome Jenaye White to our marketing team. She brings intelligence,…

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Daniel Marrs to become associate publisher for Thomas Nelson Bibles

Daniel Marrs to become associate publisher for Thomas Nelson Bibles Media Contact:  Casey Harrell Director, Corporate Communications tel:    615-9902-1109 web: casey.harrell@harpercollins.com (Nashville, TN) June 2, 2016—HarperCollins Christian Publishing announced today the promotion of Daniel Marrs to associate publisher for Thomas Nelson Bibles. Marrs joined the Thomas Nelson team in November 2015 as senior editor for the Bibles team. Though relatively new to the organization, Marrs’s strong theological background and editorial expertise have become evident while working on multiple initiatives for the company’s…

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