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

24 Jun 2015 | Company News

  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 […]


Nelson Books Hires VP of Marketing

24 Jun 2015 | Company News

Nelson Books, a nonfiction imprint of Thomas Nelson, is pleased to announce the hiring of VP of marketing Jeff James. Effective June 29, James will become the newest member of the Nelson Books team, filling the role previously held by Chad Cannon. Prior to joining Nelson Books, James was the CEO and founder of Mythology […]


Thomas Nelson Establishes Exclusive Agreement with Passion Publishing

11 Jun 2015 | Company News

“The Comeback” by Louie Giglio to release on October 20, 2015 Thomas Nelson is pleased to announce an exclusive partnership with Passion Publishing, part of the Passion movement led by Louie Giglio. The venture will include multiple trade releases through the W Publishing Group imprint from Louie Giglio and others from the current and future […]


“Before Amen” Wins 2015 Audie Award

29 May 2015 | Company News

Bestselling Book by Max Lucado Marks First Win for Thomas Nelson For the first time in 20 years, a Thomas Nelson book has received one of the prestigious Audie Awards®. Before Amen: The Power of a Simple Prayer by Max Lucado and narrated by Ben Holland, was awarded the 2015 Audie Award in the Inspirational/Faith-Based […]


HarperCollins Christian Publishing Expands Backlist Focus

28 May 2015 | Company News

Stephanie Newton named Marketing Director, Backlist (Nashville, TN) HarperCollins Christian Publishing announced today an expanded focus on its backlist titles.  In a continued effort to highlight authors’ past works and bring attention to the relevancy these key titles have in the market place, veteran publicist, Stephanie Newton, will lead the initiative as marketing director of […]


Zondervan Signs Multi-Book Deal with Guideposts

18 May 2015 | Company News

According to a new deal between Zondervan and Guideposts, Zondervan will bring Guideposts’ bestselling annual devotionals to the retail market. Over the next three years, Zondervan will publish and distribute multiple editions of Daily Guideposts and Morning with Jesus. Guideposts will continue to compile the devotionals and its direct-to-consumer marketing. “We are honored to partner […]

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W Publishing Group to Release First and Only Authorized Biography of Presidential Hopeful Mike Huckabee

18 May 2015 | Company News

Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee announced yesterday that he will seek the Republican Party’s nomination for President of the United States in 2016. Voters will be able to get an inside look at the potential future President this November when W Publishing Group releases Huckabee: The Authorized Biography (W Publishing Group, November 2015, ISBN 9780718039158) […]


Zondervan receives five ECPA Christian Book Awards®

06 May 2015 | Company News

HarperCollins Christian Publishing congratulates “The Daniel Plan” for winning the 2015 Christian Book of the Year™ Award (Nashville, TN) At the ECPA Awards Banquet on May 5th in Murfreesboro, TN, Zondervan received a total of five 2015 ECPA Christian Book Awards®. Recognized with more awards than any other publisher, Zondervan also took the 2015 Christian […]