Christian Publishers Tap into Grittier Side of Fiction

Novelists no longer shy away from tough issues readers are facing such as mental illness, racial inequity, sexual harassment and abuse, trafficking, and domestic violence. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Veterans Form A New Christian Fiction Publishing House

Despite falling sales in fiction, Gilead Publishing is offering a traditional publishing model with advances, royalties, and a tight focus on Christian themes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Awards for Christian Fiction Honor Publishing Vets, New Authors

The Christy Awards for excellence in fiction were presented Monday at the Christian retail show in Orlando. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Katy Loftus promoted to publisher as Viking expands fiction publishing

Viking is expanding its fiction publishing programme and has bolstered its team by promoting Katy Loftus to publisher, while Vikki Moynes is also joining from HQ. Loftus, previously editorial director of Viking, is now publisher for the imprint with responsibility for a team dedicated to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-10 04:36:30 UTC ]
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PWedu’s Christian Publishing Summit: Lessons Learned from Top Christian Social Channels

PW’s online immersion course is gathering pioneering industry leaders including editors, authors, and social media strategists for a multi-week guest speaker program from Oct. 30 to Nov. 20. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Agents Offer Predictions for Christian Publishing

Literary agents in Christian publishing identify hot trends for 2022, while urging publishers to diversify their lists and think about how to grow new authors who can take over for aging stars. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Matthew Paul Turner Finds His Voice in Christian Publishing

Bestselling children’s book author Matthew Paul Turner, who came out as gay in 2020, is emphasizing inclusivity and self-acceptance in his new title, ‘I Am God’s Dream,’ which he calls his favorite book yet. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Pacini starts social justice focused fiction publisher Disturbance Press

Society of Young Publishers member Marta Pacini has founded Disturbance Press, a new independent focused on publishing fiction with a social justice theme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-17 17:51:01 UTC ]
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A Discussion of Bias in Christian Fiction

Several Christian fiction publishers are employing sensitivity readers and taking other steps to responsibly represent marginalized people in books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie publisher Zando taps Gillian Flynn and Lena Waithe to find your new favorite authors

Book publisher powerhouse Molly Stern started her own company on the premise of using influential creators to surface overlooked talent. Author Gillian Flynn and writer-producer Lena Waithe are curating what could be the next wave of notable authors through their partnership with indie publisher... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2021-09-21 09:00:03 UTC ]
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Zando Taps First 'Publishing Partners'

'Gone Girl' author Gillian Flynn and screenwriter/producer Lena Waithe have agreed to work on their own imprints for former Crown publisher Molly Stern's new Zando publishing house. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Christian Publishing Centralizes Sales, Marketing

Doug Lockhart will oversee sales and marketing at HCCP in the newly created role of senior-v-p for sales and centralized marketing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie publishing 'crucial' for literary fiction writers, Roffey says

Independent publishers are "crucial and critical" for literary fiction writers, Costa-winning author Monique Roffey has said, enabling them to take risks no mainstream publisher would allow. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-11 11:27:01 UTC ]
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Agents of Color See Changes, Challenges in Christian Publishing

PW asked several agents who deal in the religion market if increased interest in titles by Black, Indigenous, Latinx, and Asian authors marks a lasting shift or a passing trend. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Christian Publishing Partners With Urban Ministries Incorporated

Two major forces in US Christian publishing have entered a two-year partnership to extend their respective reach across their consumer bases. The post HarperCollins Christian Publishing Partners With Urban Ministries Incorporated appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-19 18:04:42 UTC ]
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Christian Publishers Grapple with Diversifying the Industry

PW speaks with evangelical publishing houses about the representation of people of color among both their staff and authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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ACFW 2020: Christian Publishers Aim for a New Normal

Industry experts weighed in on the state of the Christian publishing industry during the virtual American Christian Fiction Writers Conference on Sept. 18. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Fearne Cotton to publish two non-fiction titles with Puffin

Puffin will publish Fearne Cotton's first children's book, My Mood Journal, in November, as the first title in a two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-02 09:45:03 UTC ]
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Think Young: Christian Fiction Imprints Reach for Under-40 Readers

Publishers, trade groups, and booksellers of inspirational fiction discover millennials 'are not unicorns.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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DK to publish first educational fiction series

DK will publish its first educational fiction series The Secret Explorers, developed in association with packager Working Partners. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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