New digital platform combats Cancel Culture and provides a safe harbor for Christian and conservative eBooks, audiobooks and digital content

New digital platform combats Cancel Culture and provides a safe harbor for Christian and conservative eBooks, audiobooks and digital content Cary, NC, July 11, 2022 — CrossCurrent Digital is a Christian, conservative, family-friendly digital platform that will provide consumers with the option to purchase their eBooks, audiobooks, and digital content from a company that shares and protects content with a biblical worldview. Many Christian and right-of-center publishers depend on Amazon for the majority of their sales. In 2021, Amazon removed the book…

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Anchor Distributors and The Good Book Company form distribution partnership

Anchor Distributors and The Good Book Company form distribution partnership NEW KENSINGTON, PA  July 5th, 2022—Anchor Distributors and The Good Book Company are pleased to announce a partnership in which Anchor Distributors will provide distribution and fulfillment services to The Good Book Company. The Good Book Company started in 1991, and has grown to be an international provider of Christian resources, with offices in Charlotte, NC, and London, UK, as well as a partner office in Sydney, Australia. The Good…

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Zonderkidz to publish book from “Daily Affirmations with Scarlett” mother-daughter duo

Zonderkidz to publish book from “Daily Affirmations with Scarlett” mother-daughter duo I’m Going to Have a Good Day! book from viral video stars Scarlett Gray and Tiania Haneline releases January 24, 2023 Grand Rapids, MI – July 21, 2022 – Zonderkidz is pleased to announce that TikTok and YouTube sensations Scarlett Gray and Tiania Haneline will publish their first book together, titled I’m Going to Have a Good Day!, illustrated by Stephanie Dehennin, on January 24, 2023. This uplifting book…

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Iron Stream Media receives eight awards at Blue Ridge Mountain Christian Writers conference

Iron Stream Media receives eight awards at Blue Ridge Mountain Christian Writers conference Iron Stream Media is thrilled to have received eight awards at the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference.  Awards included five Selah Awards, a Director’s Choice Award, the Yvonne Lehman Award, and a Foundations Award for a book releasing in Feb 2023. We are blessed to have so many authors who have done so well across so many aspects. SELAH AWARDS Messy Hope by Lori Wildenberg ISBN: 978-1563094781…

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Revell welcomes (in)courage’s Grace P. Cho to its Editorial team

Revell welcomes (in)courage’s Grace P. Cho to its Editorial team Ada, Mich. (June 22, 2022)—Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group, is pleased to welcome Grace P. Cho to its editorial team. Grace will serve as Senior Editor. Grace says, “I’m excited to be joining the Revell acquisitions team! I look forward to bringing my voice to the table and cultivating writers whose perspectives and stories will help all of us, as readers and as the church, see and experience…

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Jesus Calling Podcasts

Dr. John M. Perkins on Jesus Calling Podcast on June 16: Love over Hate Dr. John M. Perkins, counselor to six presidents, community development leader, and civil rights legend recently joined The Jesus Calling Podcast to share how he grew up in Mississippi and was born during the height of Jim Crow and the Great Depression. The loss of his mother due to malnutrition and his brother, who was killed by police after his return from World War II, shaped Perkins’ life…

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Zondervan releases “NIV Thompson Chain-Reference Bible”

Zondervan releases “NIV Thompson Chain-Reference Bible” Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, is proud to announce the release of Zondervan’s Thompson® Chain-Reference® Bible in the New International Version (NIV). This is the first updated and revised edition of a Thompson Chain Reference Bible since Zondervan acquired the line from Kirkbride Bible Company in 2020. Read More…

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R.H. Boyd celebrates 125 years in publishing

R.H. Boyd celebrates 125 years in publishing Publishers Weekly — R. H. Boyd Publishing Corporation, which was founded in 1896 by a survivor of slavery and a veteran of the Civil War, is celebrating its 125th anniversary with a broadened content focus and a continual mission to serve Black communities. More…

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Top Shelf Book Cover Award nomination deadline is August 15

Top Shelf Book Cover Award nomination deadline is August 15 ECPA members are invited to nominate their top book & Bible designs for a 2022 Top Shelf Book Cover Award in four new categories.  In recognition of the award’s 10-year anniversary, this year’s program has two new features:  Winners will be presented in four categories and each submitting publisher can register their designer or art director to serve on the judge panel. The submission period is open until August 15….

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IVP hosts African American Publishing Consultation

IVP hosts African American Publishing Consultation June 2022 | As a continuation of its initiatives to learn from and amplify voices of color, InterVarsity Press hosted an African American Publishing Consultation June 8–10 at IVP’s main office in Westmont, Illinois. The gathering was led by IVP president and publisher Terumi Echols and Ed Gilbreath, vice president of strategic partnerships at Christianity Today. The press welcomed activists, professors, pastors, entrepreneurs, theologians, podcasters, and authors to gain insights on how to further elevate…

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David C Cook expands comics and graphic art footprint

David C Cook expands comics and graphic art footprint Comic Book Creation Studio Brings New Talent to the Table  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 13, 2022—David C Cook has announced the acquisition of comic book creation studio Corvus Comics as a part of its ongoing effort to reach the next generation with innovative storytelling methods. “Throughout its history, David C Cook has recognized the importance of using high-quality, illustrated graphics to engage students and teach biblical truths. We are thrilled to…

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Angela Bole to succeed Fran Toolan at the Firebrand Group

Angela Bole to succeed Fran Toolan at the Firebrand Group (Manhattan Beach, CA & Newburyport, MA – June 9, 2022) – The Firebrand Group (firebrandtech.com), the book industry’s leading technology company for cutting edge software and services that enable publisher success, announced today that Angela Bole, current CEO at the Independent Book Publishers Association (ibpa-online.org), will succeed Firebrand CEO Fran Toolan on February 1, 2023. Toolan, who founded Firebrand as Quality Solutions, Inc. in 1987, passes the reins to Bole…

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Baker Book House Company President and CEO to retire May 2023

Baker Book House Company President and CEO to retire May 2023 Baker Book House Company announced today that Dwight Baker will retire on May 1, 2023, after serving 43 years at the company, 25 of those as president and CEO. Speaking on behalf of the board of directors, board chair Dr. Kathryn Scanland said, “Dwight’s tenure has been punctuated with serving both the local Grand Rapids community and the global Christian community with steady commitment and a generous heart. Under…

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Iron Stream Media is thrilled to have three 2022 Directors’ Choice Awards finalists

Iron Stream Media is thrilled to have three 2022 Directors’ Choice Awards finalists The Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference has announced the finalists for the 2022 Directors’ Choice Awards. The award recognizes the best books published in 2021 from prior conference attendees. Iron Stream Media is happy to announce three finalists in the Fiction category. The finalists are: Fresh Scars, Donna Mumma ISBN: 978-1645262855 Midnight, Christmas Eve, Andy Clapp ISBN: 978-1645262978 The Endling, Deborah Maxey ISBN: 978-1645262640 Book these authors as guest…

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