Zondervan to publish riveting memoir by Vietnam POW shot down over enemy territory

Zondervan to publish riveting memoir by Vietnam POW shot down over enemy territory His Untold Story on His Time in the Hanoi Hilton and a Forgotten Military Code That Changed Everything Grand Rapids, Mich., June 26, 2019 – Decorated Air Force pilot Colonel Carlyle “Smitty” Harris (ret.) has signed with Zondervan Books to publish the untold story of his years spent as a prisoner of war in the Hanoi Hilton and other detention camps during the Vietnam War. Tap Code: The Epic…

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Tactics sells over 100,000 Units

Tactics sells over 100,000 Units  Contact:  Casey Harrell Director, Corporate Communications tel:   615-902-1109 web: casey.harrell@harpercollins.com (Grand Rapids, MI) March 29, 2016– Zondervan is pleased to announce Tactics: A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions by Greg Koukl has sold over 100,000 copies.  A book to help evangelicals communicate and defend the Christian message with confidence and grace has consistently gained the attention of church pastors and congregants since its release in 2009. Tactics is the first title for author Greg Koukl with Zondervan, and he…

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Zondervan Names New Senior Acquisitions Editor

Zondervan Names New Senior Acquisitions Editor Contact:  Jolene Barto Communications Associate tel:   615.902.1113 web:   Jolene.Barto@HarperCollins.com Grand Rapids, MI – Stan Gundry, SVP and Editor-in-Chief for Zondervan, recently announced the promotion of Madison Trammel to Senior Acquisitions Editor for Digital, Reference, and Reflective titles. Trammel will work within Zondervan’s Church, Academic, Reference, and Reflective (CARR) publishing group, which is led by Gundry.  Trammel has been a part of Zondervan’s editorial team since January 2011, when he began as Acquisitions Editor in the CARR Publishing…

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Zondervan Hires New Senior Editor

Zondervan Hires New Senior Editor Contact:  Jolene Barto Communications Associate tel:   615.902.1113 web: Jolene.Barto@HarperCollins.com  Grand Rapids, MI – Zondervan is pleased to announce that Christopher Beetham has joined Zondervan as Senior Editor of Biblical Languages, Textbooks, and Reference Tools. In this new role, Beetham will be handling the editorial responsibilities that were once assigned to long-time editor Verlyn Verbrugge, who passed away in June of this year.  “Even though we continue to mourn and feel the loss of Verlyn, we are excited…

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Verlyn D. Verbrugge, Zondervan Author and Editor Passes at 72

Verlyn D. Verbrugge, Zondervan Author and Editor Passes at 72 Contact:  Jolene Barto Senior Communications Specialist web: Jolene.Barto@harpercollins.com GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan, June 24, 2015—Verlyn D. Verbrugge, longtime Zondervan editor, author, teaching pastor, and New Testament scholar, died on June 21, 2015 following a six-month battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 72 years old. His death serves as a deep loss to family, friends, publishing colleagues, the academic community, and numerous pastors and leaders around the world whose lives he shaped. Verbrugge…

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Zondervan Hires New Director of Public Relations

Zondervan Hires New Director of Public Relations Contact: Casey Harrell Director of Corporate Communications tel:  615.902.1109 web: Casey.Harrell@HarperCollins.com (Grand Rapids, MI)—Today, Zondervan announced Robin Barnett as the new director of public relations for the Nonfiction Trade Team. Barnett is located in the Grand Rapids, MI offices and reports directly to the team’s vice president of marketing, Tom Dean. “Robin has a history of working with bestselling authors, such as Rick Warren, Mark Batterson, Shauna Niequist, Renee Swope and John Ortberg,” says Dean….

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