NYT bestselling author Jennie Allen signs new deal with WaterBrook

NYT bestselling author Jennie Allen signs new deal with WaterBrook Jennie Allen, author of the New York Times bestseller Get Out of Your Head, has signed two new nonfiction works to WaterBrook. In the first book, Find Your People, tentatively slated for release in January 2022, the popular Bible teacher and founder of IF: Gathering explores the universal craving to be known and loved, revealing not only how social connection makes our daily lives more vibrant but why living in community is essential and integral to our…

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Laura Barker promoted to VP and publisher of WaterBrook and Multnomah

Laura Barker promoted to VP and publisher of WaterBrook and Multnomah WaterBrook & Multnomah has announced the following promotion: Tina Constable, Executive Vice President & Publisher, Random House Christian Publishing and Crown Forum, announced today that  Laura Barker is promoted to Vice President and Publisher of WaterBrook and Multnomah, effective immediately. Constable said, “Laura is a highly regarded executive in Christian publishing and one of the valued members of the WaterBrook and Multnomah leadership team. For the past five years, most recently as Editor…

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WaterBrook and Multnomah Senior Editor Bruce Nygren retires

WaterBrook and Multnomah Senior Editor Bruce Nygren retires On Monday, December 17, 2018, Laura Barker, VP, Editor-in-Chief for WaterBrook and Multnomah, imprints of Penguin Random House, announced the retirement of Senior Editor Bruce Nygren.  Barker shared the following statement with colleagues: “After more than a decade of serving our imprints with excellence, Bruce Nygren, Senior Editor, WaterBrook and Multnomah, will be retiring at the end of this year. Bruce first joined our team in 2003 and then returned to work with us…

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WaterBrook and Multnomah announce editorial team promotions

WaterBrook and Multnomah announce editorial team promotions WaterBrook and Multnomah has promoted two key editors in the Colorado Springs office. Laura Barker, Vice President and Editor-in-Chief, announced the promotions of Shannon Marchese to Executive Editor and Susan Tjaden to Senior Editor. “Shannon is highly respected by colleagues throughout Christian publishing for her keen instincts and up-to-the-minute knowledge of current trends. She joined our company as Editor in 2004, and since then she has spearheaded our fiction and children’s programs with passion and energy,” said Barker. Marchese has…

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Constable to be Sole Publisher of WaterBrook and Multnomah

Constable to be Sole Publisher of WaterBrook and Multnomah After promoting several members of the staff at WaterBrook and Multnomah­—imprints of the Crown Publishing Group, senior v-p and publisher of Christian publishing for Crown, Tina Constable, announced that she is not hiring a replacement for former publisher, Alex Field. Constable, who oversaw Field until his departure from WaterBrook and Multnomah in 2017, will remain the sole publisher of the imprints, despite an eight-month search for a possible successor to Field….

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WaterBrook and Multnomah announce promotion of Andrew Stoddard to new position

WaterBrook and Multnomah announce promotion of Andrew Stoddard to new position WaterBrook and Multnomah announce the promotion of Andrew Stoddard to the newly created position of Lead Acquisitions Editor, WaterBrook and Multnomah, effective immediately, continuing to report to Laura Barker, Vice President and Editorial Director. Barker states: “In the three years since Andrew joined our editorial team, he has built an incredibly positive reputation within the industry, demonstrating a keen eye for promising acquisitions while helping to shape vague ideas into truly marketable concepts.  Over the past year,…

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WaterBrook & Multnomah mourn the loss of author Boris Vujicic

WaterBrook & Multnomah mourn the loss of author Boris Vujicic COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 16, 2017)—WaterBrook & Multnomah mourn the loss of  friend and author Boris Vujicic, who died May 14, 2017.    Boris Vujicic is the father of New York Times best-selling author and international evangelist Nick Vujicic, who was born without any limbs.    In Raising the Perfectly Imperfect Child: Facing Challenges with Strength, Courage, and Hope (WaterBrook) Boris shared the remarkable journey of how he and his…

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WaterBrook book optioned for TV Documentary Series

WaterBrook book optioned for TV Documentary Series THE CHAMBERLAIN KEY Unlocks Secret Code Encrypted in the Old Testament; Optioned by Jupiter Entertainment & Random House Studio for Major Documentary Television Series NEW YORK (May 4, 2017)—Jupiter Entertainment and Random House Studio have jointly optioned the fascinating new non-fiction book The Chamberlain Key: Unlocking the God Code to Reveal Divine Messages Hidden in the Bible by Timothy P. Smith, published by WaterBrook, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group division of Penguin…

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Blogging for Books Adds NetGalley to Platform for Seamless Digital Galley Distribution

Blogging for Books Adds NetGalley to Platform For Seamless Digital Galley Distribution Blogging program launched by WaterBrook Multnomah expands to Crown and now offers NetGalley service Contact: Susan Ruszala susan.ruszala@netgalley.com, 908-456-3383 Contact: Carisa Hays chays@penguinrandomhouse.com, 212-782-9277  (New York, – March 6, 2015) — Effective immediately, The Crown Publishing Group’s successful Blogging for Books program — which provides authorized bloggers with access to review copies of the publisher’s latest titles — will now include digital galley fulfillment via NetGalley. Authorized Blogging for…

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