Mark Glesne hired as marketing director at Thomas Nelson

13 Dec 2017 | Company News

(Nashville, TN) December 13, 2017—Thomas Nelson announced Mark Glesne as marketing director, with a special focus working on the Max Lucado and Lysa TerKeurst publishing brands. Glesne comes to Thomas Nelson with 14 years of results-driven, revenue-generating marketing experience, most recently serving as director of marketing and digital commerce at TOL, Inc. in Calabasas, California. […]

Zondervan Signs Multi-Book Deal with Lisa Leonard, Founder of Lisa Leonard Designs

11 Dec 2017 | Company News

Grand Rapids, Mich., December 11, 2017 — Zondervan announced today a five-book contract with Lisa Leonard, including two trade books, a devotional, a four-color gift book and a four-color children’s book. Leonard is the founder and creative director of Lisa Leonard Designs. She started making jewelry as a hobby-business and together with her husband Steve, […]

Thomas Nelson and Zondervan surpass five million finished Bible Plans through YouVersion

07 Dec 2017 | Company News

Daily engagement with God’s Word continues to soar Nashville, Tenn., Dec. 8, 2017 — Thomas Nelson and Zondervan announced today that more than five million combined Bible Plans from Thomas Nelson and Zondervan have been completed through the YouVersion Bible App. In just over three years, the two publishing groups, who are both a part […]

Human rights activist, attorney, diplomat and New York Times bestselling author Bob Goff back with new book

04 Dec 2017 | Company News

Goff’s highly anticipated second book reminds readers to let go of judgment, choose love, and open their hearts to “Everybody, Always” Scheduled to release April 2018 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – December 4, 2017 – What happens when we stop worrying about today’s challenging world full of difficult people and tough situations and instead, simply love? News cycles and […]

Zondervan releases more than 60 new NIV Bibles, now available with exclusive Comfort Print® font

17 Nov 2017 | Company News

The most-read modern English Bible translation is now more readable than ever Grand Rapids, Mich., Nov. 17, 2017 — Zondervan is pleased to announce the release of more than 60 new NIV Bibles featuring the new, exclusive NIV Comfort Print® font. The new Bibles are available in a variety of Thinline Bible editions, including Compact, […]

Thomas Nelson wins Book of the Year at 2017 Christy Awards

14 Nov 2017 | Company News

Thomas Nelson fiction authors honored with awards in four categories (Nashville, TN) November 14, 2017—Thomas Nelson is pleased to congratulate fiction author Charles Martin on winning the top honor at the 2017 Christy Awards. Martin’s novel, Long Way Gone, was named Book of the Year. The 2017 Christy Awards were presented by the Evangelical Christian […]

UFC superstar Cody Garbrandt announces book in advance of title fight on November 4th

02 Nov 2017 | Company News

(Nashville, Tenn.) November 2, 2017 – As a UFC fighter, Cody “No Love” Garbrandt knows what it’s like to win a fight – to face a challenger head on and defeat him blood, sweat, tears, and all. But for the 26-year-old MMA Bantamweight Champion ready to defend his title at Madison Square Garden on November […]

Zondervan editor John Sloan to retire in December

01 Nov 2017 | Company News

(Grand Rapids, MI) November 1, 2017—After a 34-year editorial career at Zondervan, John Sloan, senior executive editor, has announced his plan to retire, effective December 15, 2017. Sloan has been a key figure at Zondervan, acquiring and personally editing hundreds of books that have fostered spiritual growth, compelled readers to Christ, and changed lives. John […]

Superstar Dolly Parton Appears on the Jesus Calling Podcast

11 Oct 2017 | Company News

In the newest episode, Dolly shares her heart for family, faith, her new children’s CD, and her beloved literacy initiative, the Imagination Library NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 11, 2017) – Dolly Parton, superstar musician, actress, philanthropist, EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony) recipient and all-around dynamic entertainer, will be the next guest on the Jesus Calling podcast. […]

Zondervan launches literacy program in metro Detroit area schools

04 Oct 2017 | Company News

Special youth program designed to improve literacy rates for early readers (Grand Rapids, Michigan) October 4, 2017— Zondervan, through its children’s publishing division, Zonderkidz, announced today it is joining forces with three Detroit area partners to bring a new faith-based literacy program to students entering kindergarten through third grade. Zondervan is the first Christian publisher […]