WaterBrook’s Wingfeather Saga hits one million copies

WaterBrook’s Wingfeather Saga hits one million copies WaterBrook, an imprint of Penguin Random House, is celebrating the milestone sales achievement of The Wingfeather Saga reaching more than one million copies sold. Authored by Andrew Peterson and illustrated by Joe Sutphin, The Wingfeather Saga is a series of middle grade fantasy novels. Read More…

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Jessica Kastner Keene joins WaterBrook & Multnomah

Jessica Kastner Keene joins WaterBrook & Multnomah WaterBrook and Multnomah is pleased to announce that Jessica Kastner Keene has joined the publicity team as Publicity Manager, reporting to Beverly Rykerd, VP, Director of Publicity. With nearly ten years of book publicity experience, Jessica comes from Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, where she has led hundreds of highly successful media campaigns for well-known authors and experts. Read More…

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Drew Dixon joins WaterBrook and Multnomah as Executive Editor

Drew Dixon joins WaterBrook and Multnomah as Executive Editor WaterBrook and Multnomah is pleased to announce that Drew Dixon is joining its editorial team as Executive Editor. With more than fourteen years of editorial experience, Drew most recently served as Team Leader for Lifeway Christian Resources, where he managed a team of editors, designers, and writers to produce three Bible study curriculum brands. Read More…

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WaterBrook Acquires Madison Prewett Troutt

WaterBrook Acquires Madison Prewett Troutt Laura Barker, publisher of WaterBrook & Multnomah, signed world rights for social media influencer Madison Prewett Troutt’s “The Love Everybody Wants” (September, 2023). Madi is a speaker and social media influencer known for her prior bestselling title “Made for This Moment” and as a Season 24 finalist on The Bachelor. Read More…

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WaterBrook and Multnomah announces changes to editorial team

WaterBrook and Multnomah announces changes to editorial team Laura Barker, Vice President and Publisher of WaterBrook and Multnomah, announced new additions and a promotion for the imprints’ editorial team. ESTEE ZANDEE is joining WaterBrook and Multnomah as Editor, reporting to Editorial Director Andrew Stoddard. With eight years of publishing experience, Estee most recently served as Associate Literary Agent at The Bindery, where she demonstrated a keen eye for commercial book proposals and honed her author coaching skills. Previously, she worked as a…

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WaterBrook and Multnomah announce publicity and marketing promotions

WaterBrook and Multnomah announce publicity and marketing promotions WaterBrook and Multnomah is pleased to announce two well-deserved promotions on its publicity and marketing teams. Lisa Beech is promoted to Associate Director of Publicity, WaterBrook/Multnomah A beloved member of the WaterBrook and Multnomah team, Lisa’s sunny disposition, can-do attitude, and tenacious approach to capturing coverage for our books makes her a highly valued part of the Christian publishing team—by colleagues and authors alike. She has been the PR muscle behind such bestsellers as Crazy Faith and Relationship…

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WaterBrook names Leslie Calhoun Associate Editor for Ink & Willow

WaterBrook names Leslie Calhoun Associate Editor for Ink & Willow Laura Barker, VP and publisher WaterBrook and Multnomah, announced that Leslie Calhoun is taking on the role of Associate Editor for WaterBrook’s Ink & Willow line of creative product, effective immediately, reporting to Susan Tjaden, executive editor WaterBrook and Multnomah. In her previous role as marketing and publicity associate for WaterBrook and Multnomah, Leslie has contributed immeasurably to the success of our imprints, supporting numerous successful campaigns for best-selling and…

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International bestselling novel “Redeeming Love” soon to be a major motion picture with movie tie-in edition

International bestselling novel “Redeeming Love” soon to be a major motion picture with movie tie-in edition REDEEMING LOVE (MOVIE TIE-IN) by Francine Rivers A Multnomah Trade Paperback; On Sale 11/23/21 REDEEMING LOVE by New York Times bestselling author Francine Rivers has captured the hearts of millions of readers since it first released 30 years ago. With its unforgettable romance and powerful message, it has earned its place as a timeless classic. Director D.J. Caruso (“xXx: Return Of Xander Cage,”) brings this captivating story to the big screen…

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WaterBrook Multnomah promotes Andrew Stoddard to Editorial Director

WaterBrook Multnomah promotes Andrew Stoddard to Editorial Director WaterBrook Multnomah has announced the following promotions: LAURA BARKER. Vice President and Publisher, WaterBrook and Multnomah,  announced the promotion of Andrew Stoddard to Editorial Director, WaterBrook and Multnomah, effective immediately. Since first joining our team in 2014, Andrew has played an integral role in our publishing program, identifying and pursuing opportunities with unflagging enthusiasm. For the past two years, as Lead Acquisitions Editor, he has contributed significantly to our program’s overall growth and success, nurturing strong relationships…

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WaterBrook Multnomah announces promotions in Editorial departments

WaterBrook Multnomah announces promotions in Editorial departments Debbie Mitchell, Vice President of Operations for WaterBrook Multnomah, announces the following promotions in WaterBrook and Multnomah’s Managing and Production Editorial departments, each effective immediately. Julia Wallace has been promoted to Executive Managing Editor. Since joining WaterBrook and Multnomah in 2002, Julia has done a phenomenal job of leading the production editorial and interior design team while keeping our production titles on schedule. In her newly expanded role, Julia will also ensure that all departments are…

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Former WaterBrook & Multnomah publisher Alex Field launches new literary agency

Former WaterBrook & Multnomah publisher Alex Field launches new literary agency COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (September 8, 2017)—This week marks the launch of The Bindery, a new literary agency and consulting firm founded by Alexander Field, former VP & Publisher at WaterBrook & Multnomah, imprints of Penguin Random House. The Bindery is an ambitious, full-service literary agency working closely with authors to set big goals, shape their book ideas, create robust book proposals, and build a marketing and platform strategy, long before…

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WaterBrook and Multnomah announce two new additions to the marketing department

WaterBrook and Multnomah announce two new additions to the marketing department Douglas Mann joins WaterBrook and Multnomah on July 27 as Senior Marketing Manager, reporting to Ginia Hairston Croker, Vice President, Director of Marketing. Douglas brings a wealth of experience to the WaterBrook and Multnomah team. He spent many years in the Contemporary Christian music industry as a Marketing Vice President at EMI Music Group and Sony Music/Integrity Music. He developed marketing strategies for popular artists including Sixpence None the Richer, TobyMac,…

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New York Times Bestseller Hiding in the Light: Available in Paperback May 3, 2016

New York Times Bestseller Hiding in the Light: Available in Paperback May 3, 2016 “An extraordinary glimpse into the faith of a Christ-follower and the sovereignty of God. Rifqa’s story informs, inspires, and empowers.” —Max Lucado, pastor and author COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 14, 2016)—WaterBrook announces the publication of the trade paper edition of Hiding in the Light: Why I Risked Everything to Leave Islam and Follow Jesus by Christian convert Rifqa Bary. Originally released in May 2015 in hardcover format, Hiding in the Light landed at #9…

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To Heaven and Back Earns ECPA Platinum Award

To Heaven and Back Earns ECPA Platinum Award   Charlene Guzman 719-264-5698  cguzman@penguinrandomhouse.com  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Apr. 11, 2016)—The remarkable account of a doctor’s death, journey to heaven and return to life, as depicted in To Heaven and Back by Dr. Mary C. Neal (WaterBrook), has sold more than one million copies and has been honored with the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) Platinum Award. Established in 1990, the Gold, Platinum, and Diamond Book Awards recognize outstanding sales achievement in Christian literature. ECPA bestows the…

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WaterBrook and Multnomah Launch New Website and Update Brand Identities

WaterBrook and Multnomah Launch New Website and Update Brand Identities WaterBrook and Multnomah, imprints of Crown at Penguin Random House, LLC.,  have re-launched their website, www.waterbrookmultnomah.com, with a new mobile-friendly format, simplified navigation and clean, fresh design.  The site’s updated look and enhanced content will allow visitors to more easily interact with WaterBrook and Multnomah online and to discover comprehensive information on each book title, including links to purchase from a variety of retailers.

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