New Release from New Hope Publishers Spends First Week Atop Three Amazon Categories

New Release from New Hope Publishers Spends First Week Atop Three Amazon Categories Iron Stream Media is excited to announce that Laine Lawson Craft’s new release, Enjoy Today, Own Tomorrow, debuted as the #1 New Release in Personal Growth and Christianity, #1 New Release in Christian Church Leadership and #1 New Release in Christian Stewardship last week. It remains the #1 New Release in Personal Growth and Christianity. Want to know how to live your dreams? Reconnect. Realign. Reactivate. Do you…

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Iron Stream Media and New Hope Publishers announce new imprints

Iron Stream Media and New Hope Publishers announce new imprints Iron Stream Media, the parent organization of New Hope® Publishers, announces the launch of three new publishing imprints: Ascender Books, Iron Stream Books, and New Hope Kidz. The goal of each mark is to serve a specific segment of the Christian marketplace with quality resources. The premier titles from each of these new lines are scheduled to release in 2019. According to Ramona Richards, associate publisher, “The Christian marketplace continues to…

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New Hope Publishers expands reach with sales and distribution agreement

New Hope Publishers expands reach with sales and distribution agreement (BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) September 18, 2018—Effective August 1, 2018, New Hope Publishers®, an imprint of Iron Stream Media, is represented by Baker & Taylor Publishing Services—a premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books. While New Hope has enjoyed long-lasting relationships with key national accounts and industry leaders like Christian Book Distributor and the Munce and Parable marketing groups, this new agreement will allow for deeper expansion into local independent stores…

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New Hope Publishers releases resource to give spiritual refreshment for caregivers

New Hope Publishers releases resource to give spiritual refreshment for caregivers Find spiritual refreshment in the midst of your caregiving journey BIRMINGHAM: New Hope Publishers announces the release of 30 Days of Hope When Caring for Aging Parents by author Kathy Howard (New Hope/June 4, 2018/ ISBN: 978-1-62591-543-6/$9.99). Data shows that approximately 43.5 million caregivers have provided unpaid care to an adult or child in the last twelve months. [National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP.] With an ever increasing numbers of adults becoming caregivers…

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Award-winning author Eva Marie Everson signs with New Hope Publishers

Award-winning author Eva Marie Everson signs with New Hope Publishers New Hope® Publishers is pleased to announce the relaunch of its fiction line with multiple award-winning author Eva Marie Everson. The bestselling author of more than thirty-five books, Everson’s first novella with New Hope will release in September 2018. The Ornament Keeper uses memory-filled ornaments to demonstrate the power of forgiveness to heal a family. Eva Marie Everson is a CBA best-selling, multiple award-winning author and speaker, including a Christy finalist, a Silver…

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New Hope Publishers releases book by counselor and teacher Julie Sparkman

New Hope Publishers releases book by counselor and teacher Julie Sparkman Join counselor and teacher Julie Sparkman as she explores Jesus’ gentle yet costly invitation to true rest BIRMINGHAM: New Hope® Publishers announces the release of Unhitching from the Crazy Train: Finding Rest in a World You Can’t Control by Julie Sparkman. (New Hope/February 5, 2018/ISBN: 978-1-62591-536-8/$14.99). We all have a picture of how life should go. The dream job. Close friendships. Loving, grateful children. A perfect marriage. But more often than not, life…

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Ramona Richards named associate publisher at New Hope Publishers

    Ramona Richards named associate publisher at New Hope Publishers (BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) October 30, 2017— Ramona Richards has been named associate publisher at New Hope® Publishers. Joining New Hope, then a division of Woman’s Missionary Union®, in March 2017, Richards was hired as managing editor and was promoted to associate publisher when Iron Stream Media acquired New Hope in September 2017. She has been in the Christian publishing industry for more than 35 years and has held positions with Abingdon Press,…

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New Hope Publishers introduces newly designed e-commerce website

New Hope Publishers introduces newly designed e-commerce website (BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) October 12, 2017—New Hope® Publishers announces a newly designed e-commerce website for NewHopePublishers.com. The site features an updated look and is part of New Hope’s strategy to build a significant online presence. The website will continue to provide readers and retailers with fresh, magazine-style content from top authors in multiple digital formats—now with the option to purchase, live chat, and a customer service line dedicated to assisting New Hope customers. New Hope’s…

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Paul Hawkins joins New Hope Publishers as Director of Sales and Marketing

Paul Hawkins joins New Hope Publishers as Director of Sales and Marketing (BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) September 21, 2017—New Hope® Publishers welcomes Paul Hawkins as director of sales and marketing. Hawkins was born and raised in Mississippi and earned a master’s degree from Mississippi State University. He brings much experience in the field of sales and development of strategies for brand awareness and development. “I am inspired by the heart for service behind New Hope Publishers. I am humbled by the opportunity to…

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Iron Stream Media to acquire New Hope Publishers

      Iron Stream Media to acquire New Hope Publishers New Hope Publishers to broaden missional reach (BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) – Aug. 28, 2017 – Iron Stream Media will acquire New Hope® Publishers effective September 1, 2017, with plans to expand the impact for Christ as more readers engage in relevant, contemporary issues with a missional focus. “With each book published by New Hope, we pray the content will transform the lives of believers and inspire them on their spiritual journey,”…

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New Hope Author Kathi Macias Receives Silver Scroll Merit Award for Fiction

New Hope Author Kathi Macias Receives Silver Scroll Merit Award for Fiction  Advanced Writers and Speakers Association Holds Annual Awards Banquet  (BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) June 30, 2016—New Hope® Publishers is excited to announce Kathi Macias’s Silver Scroll award for fiction for the title Return to Christmas. Part of New Hope Publishers missional fiction line, Return to Christmas, focuses on veterans and children who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and attachment disorder. Kathi Macias invites readers to this page-turner by blending relationships and worlds…

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Christmas Novel Addresses PTSD and Attachment Disorder

Christmas Novel Addresses PTSD and Attachment Disorder  Encourages Readers to Look for Opportunities to Help the Hurting  Media Contact Meredith Dunn 205.991.4985 mdunn@wmu.org (BIRMINGHAM, Ala.)September 22, 2015—New Hope® Publishers is pleased to announce the October 2015 release of Return to Christmas by Kathi Macias. While fictitious, Return to Christmas will open your eyes to a world of ministry opportunities. Part of New Hope’s missional fiction line, Return to Christmasfocuses on veterans and children who suffer from disorders like post-traumatic stress disorder and attachment disorder. Award-winning author…

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LifeWay Hosts New Hope Authors for “Gifts of Hope” Series Debut and Signing

LifeWay Hosts New Hope Authors for “Gifts of Hope” Series Debut and Signing Media Contact: Meredith Dunn  mdunn@wmu.org  205.991.4985 (BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) July 30, 2015— New Hope® Publishers announces a special ministry event to introduce its new “Gifts of Hope” series. Authors Maegan Roper, 30 Days of Hope for Restoration in Infant Loss, and Mark Bethea, 30 Days of Hope for Peaceful Living, will be available to answer questions and sign copies of their devotionals. The event will be held Saturday, August 8, 2015, from…

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New Hope® Publishers Wins Publisher of the Year Award Honors New Hope’s Outstanding Ministry Partnership with Authors

New Hope® Publishers Wins Publisher of the Year Award Honors New Hope’s Outstanding Ministry Partnership with Authors Media Contact: Meredith Dunn 205.991.4985 mdunn@wmu.org (BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) July 2, 2015—New Hope® Publishers is honored to announce its award for Publisher of the Year presented by the Advanced Writers and Speakers Association (AWSA). The award for Publisher of the Year recognizes a Christian publishing house that demonstrates outstanding ministry partnerships with their authors. The AWSA is a professional support group of Christian women in both…

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AWSA Announces Golden Scroll Award Winners

AWSA Announces Golden Scroll Award Winners Contact: Linda Evans Shepherd LindaReply@gmail.com AWSA (Advanced Writers and Speakers Association) announced the winners of the 2015 Golden Scroll Awards for Publisher, Non-Fiction Editor, and Fiction Editor of the Year as well as the winners of the Golden Scroll Books of the Year contests at the 2015 Golden Scroll Awards and Banquet, Sunday, June 28th at the convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Honored for outstanding ministry partnerships with their authors, the Golden Scroll Publisher of…

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