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Zondervan Welcomes Keren Baltzer as the New Associate Publisher for Zondervan Books

September 26, 2023

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Zondervan today announced that Keren Baltzer has joined the company as associate publisher for Zondervan Books. Zondervan Books is the home to multiple award-winning books and bestselling authors including Rick Warren, Shauna Niequist, Craig Groeschel, Lee Strobel, and Rebekah Lyons. Baltzer joins the company with more than twenty years of publishing experience, […]

HarperCollins Christian Publishing mourns the loss of beloved Jesus Calling author Sarah Young

September 1, 2023

September 1, 2023 (Nashville, Tenn.) — With great sadness, HarperCollins Christian Publishing announces the passing of Sarah Young, the New York Times bestselling author of Jesus Calling. “It has been a joy and an honor to have Sarah Young as part of our publishing family,” said Mark Schoenwald, President and CEO of HarperCollins Christian Publishing. “Sarah […]

2021 TIME Kid of the Year Orion Jean to Publish Children’s Book on Kindness and Character: Race to Kindness to Release May 2024

August 9, 2023

Grand Rapids, MI – August 8, 2023. Zonderkidz is pleased to announce that 12-year-old Orion Jean, the 2021 TIME Magazine Kid of the Year, will publish a children’s picture book titled Race to Kindness, releasing May 7, 2024. Illustrated by Darshika Varma, the book is inspired by Orion’s accomplishments of getting over a half million […]

The Jesus Calling Brand Celebrates 45 Million Units Sold

July 27, 2023

Sarah Young’s devotional brand is one of the most successful devotionals of all time Thomas Nelson announced today that the Jesus Calling brand by Sarah Young has surpassed 45 million units sold.  Originally published in October 2004, the 365-day devotional Jesus Calling has expanded to include children’s devotionals, Bible storybooks, journals, seasonal books, as well as the new bestselling […]

HarperCollins Christian Publishing Wins Five 2023 Christian Book Awards

May 11, 2023

10 titles across seven categories honored as finalists Nashville, Tenn., May 2023 — HarperCollins Christian Publishing (HCCP) congratulates its authors and publishing teams who were honored with five 2023 Christian Book Awards on May 9, 2023, at an awards ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee. These awards are presented annually by the Evangelical Christian Publishing Association (ECPA) […]