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Religious books, inspirational books, and other spiritual books can easily become bestsellers.
Here are a few of the recent bestsellers: Rick Warren's The Purpose-Driven Life, Joel Osteen's Your Best Life Now, Bruce Wilkinson's The Prayer of Jabez and Secrets of the Vine, Jim Wallis's God's Politics, Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins's Left Behind series, Stormie Omartian's The Power of the Praying Wife and others, Max Lucado's Come Thirsty and It's Not About Me, Shannon Ethridge and Stephen Arterburn's Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World, T.D. Jakes's He-Motions, Barbara Johnson's Humor Me, Beth Moore's Believing God, Gary Chapman's The Five Love Languages, Lee Strobel's The Case for Christ, John Eldridge's Wild at Heart and others, Robert Schuller's many bestsellers, Mitch Albom's The Five People You Meet in Heaven, Deepak Chopra's The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success, Neale Donald Walsch's Conversations with God and Moments of Grace, and Sylvia Browne's Secrets and Mysteries of the World.
If you have been searching the Internet looking for publishers of inspirational books, spiritual books, Christian books, or religious books, you will find them here. There are currently 84 inspirational book editors listed here, but this list will grow very quickly so keep checking back for that special publisher for your inspirational book. You'll find no more comprehensive list of inspirational, religious, Christian, and spiritual book publishers than you will find here. Enjoy! Check out their websites if you want to find some great inspirational books.
Note: I guarantee that there have been changes in the listing below since I first developed it. Use this list only as a guide to the publishers specializing in spiritual, religious, and inspirational books. Don't spend a lot of time or money contacting these publishers en masse. Focus on one or two at a time and write them a great query letter.
Please let us know if any of the following editor names, address, phone numbers, emails, etc. change. That's one way we can keep this up-to-date for everyone. Email: JohnKremer@BookMarket.com.
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Abingdon Press, Mary Catherine Dean, Editor-in-Chief, 201 Eighth Avenue South, P O Box 801, Nashville TN 37202-0801; 615-749-6792. Web: http://www.abingdonpress.com. Christian fiction and nonfiction.
Adams Media, Jennifer Kushner, Senior Editor, 57 Littlefield Street, Avon MA 02322; 508-427-7100; 800-872-5627; Fax: 508-427-6790. Web: http://www.adamsmedia.com. Spirituality.
Amber-Allen, Janet Mills, Editor and Publisher, P O Box 6657, San Rafael CA 94903; 415-499-4657; 800-624-8855; Fax: 415-499-3174. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web:http://www.amberallen.com. Spirituality, new age.
Augsburg Fortress Books, P O Box 1209, Minneapolis MN 55440-1209; 612-330-3300; 800-328-4648; Fax: 612-330-3455. Web: http://www.augsburgfortress.org. Christian titles.
Baker Book House, Jack Kuhatschek, Editorial Director, P O Box 6287, Grand Rapids MI 49516; 616-676-9185; Fax: 616-676-9573. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.bakerbooks.com. Christian books.
Baker Book House, Jennifer Leep, Editor, P O Box 6287, Grand Rapids MI 49516; 616-676-9185; Fax: 616-676-9573. Web: http://www.bakerbooks.com. Christian fiction.
Barbour Publishing, P O Box 719, 1810 Barbour Drive, Uhrichville OH 44683; 800-852-8010. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.barbourbooks.com. Christian nonfiction, fiction, and children's books.
Bethany House Publishers, David Long, Editor, 11400 Hampshire Avenue S, Minneapolis MN 55438; Fax: 952-996-1304. Web: http://www.bethanyhouse.com. Religious fiction and nonfiction. Not looking for unsolicited queries.
Biblion Publishing, Celeste Dickson, Senior Editor, 3145 Old Atlanta Road, Suwanee GA 30024; 678-845.7055. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://biblionpublishing.webs.com. Religious and Christian books, fiction and nonfiction. We are a religious publishing house with the sole purpose of spreading the teachings of Christ in written form.
BOW Books, Gerald Luke, Publisher, Blessing Our World, 2404 Gravel Drive (76118); P O Box 185848, Fort Worth TX 76181; 800-729-1130; Fax: 817-595-7911. Web: http://www.blessworld.com or http://www.bowbooks.com. Christian children's books and audio.
Bridge-Logos Publishers, Wendy Wood, Editor, 17750 NW 115th Avenue, Building 200, Suite 220, Alachua FL 32615; 800-631-5802; Fax: 407-888-2318. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (proposals only) or email@example.com. Web: http://www.bridgelogos.com. Christian, evangelical publisher.
Broadman & Holman Publishers, Leonard Goss, Editor, One LifeWay Plaza, Nashville TN 37235-0120; 800-448-8032; Fax: 615-251-2701. Web: http://www.broadmanholman.com. Queries only: ManuscriptSubmission@lifeway.com. Christian publishers.
Christian Living Books, Kimberly Stewart, President, P O Box 7584, Largo MD 20792; 301-218-9092; Fax: 202-536-5663. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.christianlivingbooks.com. Christian, inspirational, and Christian living titles.
Cladach Publishing, Catherine Lawton, Editor, P O Box 336144, Greeley CO 80633; 970-371-9530; Fax: 970-351-8240. Web: http://www.cladach.com. Christian books.
Cook Communications Ministries, 4050 Lee Vance View, Colorado Springs CO 80918; 719-536-3271; Fax: 719-536-3265. Christian titles.
Creekside Publishing, Mark Bajema, Editor, 507 Willow Creek Lane, Buffalo MN 55313; 612-221-7019. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.creeksidepublishing.com. Subsidy publisher of Christian books.
Crossroad Publishing, John Jones, Editorial Director, 831 Chestnut Ridge Road, Chestnut Ridge NY 10977; 845-517-0180. Web: http://www.crossroadpublishing.com. Christian titles with social justice bent.
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Dancing with Bear Publishing, Marie McGaha, CEO, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.dancingwithbearpublishing.com. Specialties: Christian fiction and nonfiction, children's books, and young adult.
Dharma Publishing, 35788 Hauser Bridge Road, Cazadero CA 95421; 707-847-3717; 800-873-4276; Fax: 707-847-33800. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.dharmapublishing.com. Dharma Publishing is a nonprofit, California-based Buddhist publisher associated with the Nyingma Institute and the Yeshe De Text Preservation Project. They only accept manuscripts from inside their membership. No outside submissions.
Doubleday, Darya Porat, Assistant Religion Editor, 1745 Broadway, New York NY 10019; 212-782-9000. Web: http://www.randomhouse.com.
Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 255 Jefferson Avenue SE, Grand Rapids MI 49503-4554; 616-459-4591; 800-253-7521; Fax: 616-459-6540. Web: http://www.eerdmans.com/youngreaders. Children's books with a religious theme.
Emergent Awareness Press, Kay-Marie Adkins, Publisher; Tony Stubbs, Chief Editor, 6384 Tanager Way, Las Vegas NV 89103; 702-685-4188. Email: info@emergentawareness press.com. Web: http://www.emergentawarenesspress.com. New thought and self-help books, not religious. “We specialize in books that expose and bust myths or paradigms lifting the veils over the eyes of the public.”
Fair Winds Press, Donna Ruskin, Editor, Quarto Publishing Group, 100 Cumming Center #406-L, Beverly MA 01915. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org with subject: Book Proposal - Fair Winds Press. Web: http://www.fairwindspress.com. They look for promising mind/body/spirit titles.
Fair Winds Press, Holly Schmidt, Editor, Quarto Publishing Group, 100 Cumming Center #406-L, Beverly MA 01915. Email: email@example.com with subject: Book Proposal - Fair Winds Press. Web: http://www.fairwindspress.com. They look for promising mind/body/spirit titles.
Fair Winds Press, Janelle Randazza, Editor, Quarto Publishing Group, 100 Cumming Center #406-L, Beverly MA 01915. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org with subject: Book Proposal - Fair Winds Press. Web: http://www.fairwindspress.com. They look for promising mind/body/spirit titles.
Faith Kids Books, Heather Gemmen, Associate Acquisitions Editor, Cook Communications Ministries, 4050 Lee Vance View, Colorado Springs CO 80918; 719-536-3271; Fax: 719-536-3265. Kids books with Christian themes.
FaithWords, 237 Park Avenue, New York NY 10017; 212-522-7200; 800-759-0190; Fax: 212-522-7991.
FB Publishing House, Gary Stevens and Chris Cornell, Publishers, 647 Camino de los Mares #108, San Clemente CA 92673; 949-498-4388. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.fbpublishinghouse.com. They publish fiction and nonfiction (spiritual, history, health, biography, psychology, philosophy, science, and nature).
We are interested in looking at most projects and provide a business model that is between full service publishing and self-publishing. Providing a generous split of income to authors who are willing to help in marketing with our guidance.
Gibbs Smith, Suzanne Taylor, Editorial Director, 96 W Gentile Street, P O Box 667, Layton UT 84041; 801-544-9800; 800-748-5439; Fax: 801-544-5582. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.gibbs-smith.com. Spirituality and Christmas.
Goose River Press, Deborah J Benner, 3400 Friendship Road, Waldoboro ME 04572-6337; 207-832-6665. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.gooseriverpress.com. Looking for poetry, novels, short stories, juvenile, spiritual, and self-help books. They will not consider: pornography, erotica, or occult material. They charge a reading fee. Also offers self-publishing and printing services.
Hampton Roads Publishing Company, Pat Bryce, Acquisitions Editorial Coordinator, 65 Parker Street #7, Newburyport MA 01950. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.hrpub.com. Specialties: new age, visionary fiction. For Weiser Books, Conari Press, and Hampton Roads.
Harmony, Julia Pastore, Editor, 1745 Broadway, New York NY 10019; 212-782-9000. Web: http://www.randomhouse.com. Spirituality.
HarperSanFrancisco, Roger Freet, Editor, 353 Sacramento Street #500, San Francisco CA 94111-3653; 415-477-4400; Fax: 415-477-4444. Web: http://www.harpercollins.com.
HarperSanFrancisco, Renee Sedliar, Editor, 353 Sacramento Street #500, San Francisco CA 94111-3653; 415-477-4400; Fax: 415-477-4444. Web: http://www.harpercollins.com.
HarperSanFrancisco, Gideon Weil, Editor, 353 Sacramento Street #500, San Francisco CA 94111-3653; 415-477-4400; Fax: 415-477-4444. Web: http://www.harpercollins.com.
Harvest House Publishers, 990 Owen Loop North, Eugene OR 97402-9173; 888-501-0160. Publishes Christian and gift books, including some bestsellers.
Hay House, Jill Kramer, Editor, P O Box 5100, Carlsbad CA 92018-5100; 800-654-5126. Web: http://www.hayhouse.com. Spirituality, new age.
Hay House, Reid Tracy, Editor, P O Box 5100, Carlsbad CA 92018-5100; 800-654-5126. Web: http://www.hayhouse.com. Spirituality, new age.
His Publishing Group, Larry Luby, Editor, 1402 Corinth Street #131, Dallas TX 75215; 888-311-0811; Fax: 214-856-8256. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.hispubg.com. They partner with Christian authors to design and publish books via print on demand or offset printing. Authors pay only the cost of printing.
Hohm Press, Dasya Zuccarello, Publisher, P O Box, 2501, Prescott AZ 86302; 928-778-9189; 800-381-2700; Fax: 928-717-1779. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.hohmpress.com. Founded in 1975. 180 titles in print. Specialty: holistic health, alternative lifestyles, spirituality, psychology, women's books, poetry, children's books.
HopeSprings Books, c/o Chalfont House, Lyn Perry, Editor-in-Chief, P O Box 84, Dumfries VA 22026; 800-728-9893. Email: queries@HopeSpringsBooks.com. Web: http://www.HopeSpringsBooks.com. Christian fiction.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Eamon Dolan, Editor, 222 Berkeley Street, Boston MA 02116-3748; 617-351-3668; Fax: 617-351-1113. Web: http://www.hmhpub.com. Religion and history.
Inner Traditions, Laura Schlivek, Editor, One Park Street, P O Box 388, Rochester VT 05767; 802-767-3174; 800-246-8648; Fax: 802-767-3726. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.gotoit.com or http://www.innertraditions.com. Imprints: Bear & Company, Healing Arts Press, Destiny Books, Bindu Books, Park Street Press. Specialties: new age, spiritual.
Intervarsity Press, Gary Deddo, Editor.
Jason Aronson, Lindsey Porambo, Assistant Acquisitions Editor for Judaica, a division of Rowman & Littlefield, Lanham Editorial, 4501 Forbes Boulevard #200, Lanham MD 20706; 301-459-3366, ext. 5321; Fax: 301-429-5748. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: https://rowman.com/JasonAronson. Judaica, psychotherapy, family and relationships.
The Jewish Learning Group, Rabbi Zalman Goldstein, Publisher, 723 Montgomery Street, Brooklyn NY 11213; 888-565-3276. Web: http://www.jewishlearninggroup.com. Jewish tradition and children's books only.
Jewish Lights Publishing, Stuart Matlins, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Sunset Farm Offices, Route 4, P O Box 237, Woodstock VT 05091; 802-457-4000; 800-962-4544; Fax: 802-457-4004. Web: http://www.jewishlights.com. Specialty: Jewish themes, spirituality, new age, healing, self-help. Send proposals to Submissions Editor.
The Jewish Publication Society, Carol Hupping, Managing Editor, 2100 Arch Street, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia PA 19103; 215-832-0607; 800-234-3151; Fax: 215-568-2017. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.jewishpub.org.
Jonathan David Publishers, David Kolatch, 68-22 Eliot Avenue, Middle Village NY 11379-1194; 718-456-8611; Fax: 718-894-2818. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.jdbooks.com. Submissions info: http://jdbooks.com/guide.htm. Our area of specialization is popular Judaica non-fiction, reference, sports, and biography.
Jossey-Bass, Sheryl Fullerton, Editor, 989 Market Street, San Francisco CA 94103-1741; 415-782-3183; Fax: 415-433-0499. Web: http://www.jbp.com or http://www.josseybass.com. Business and some spiritual titles.
JourneyForth, Nancy Lohr, Editor, BJU Press. The children's imprint for this Christian publisher.
Judson Press, Acquistions Editor, P O Box 851, Valley Forge PA 19482-0851 (588 N Gulph Road, King of Prussia PA 19406. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.judsonpress.com. Christian publisher since 1824. Affiliated with the American Baptist Churches.
Kar-Ben Publishing, 1251 Washington Avenue N, Minneapolis MN 55401; 800-452-7236. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.karben.com. Jewish books for children only. No books for young adults or adults.
Kehot Publication Society / Merkos Publications, 770 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn NY 11213; 718-778-0226; Fax: 718-778-4148. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.kehotonline.com. Publishing division of Chabad-Lubavitch featuring works on Chasidic philosophy, mysticism, biographical information, education, history, and stories for children.
KTAV Publishing Company, Maanit Shaanan, Managing Editor, 888 Newark Avenue #119, Jersey City NJ 07306; 201-963-9524; Fax: 201-963-0102. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.ktav.com. Jewish books and gifts.
Library Tales Publishing, Usher Morgan, Editor, 1055 E Flamingo Road #708, Las Vegas NV 89119; 646-204-7649800-754-5016; Fax 917-463-0892. Email: Ushermorgan@gmail.com. Web: http://www.librarytalespublishing.com. Publishers of magic, the occult, music, fiction, and self-help books.
Light Technology, Melody Swanson, Publisher, P O Box 3540, Flagstaff AZ 86003; 928-526-1345; Fax: 928-714-1132. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.sedonajo.com. Primarily channeled books but also some other self-help titles.
Liguori Publications, One Liguori Drive, Liguori MO 63057; 636-464-2500; Fax: 800-325-9526. Web: http://www.liguori.org. Catholic publications.
Living the Good News, Liz Riggleman, Editor, 600 Grant Street #400, Denver CO 80203; 303-832-4427; Fax: 303-832-4971. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.livingthegoodnews.com. Books for Catholics, Episcopalians, and Lutherans of all ages.
Living the Good News, Dirk de Vries, Editor, 600 Grant Street #400, Denver CO 80203; 303-832-4427; Fax: 303-832-4971. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.livingthegoodnews.com. Books for Catholics, Episcopalians, and Lutherans of all ages.
Llewellyn Worldwide, 2143 Wooddale Drive, Woodbury MN 55125-2989; 651-291-1970; 800-843-6666; Fax: 651-291-1908. Web: http://www.llewellyn.com. Specialty: alternative health and healing, astrology, earth-based religions, shamanism, Gnostic Christianity, and Kabbalah.
Marlowe & Company, Matthew Lore, Editor.
Mesorah Publications (Artscroll), Avrohom Biderman, 4401 Second Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11232; 718-912-9000; Fax: 718-680-1875. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.mesorah.com and http://www.artscroll.com. Judaica.
Monkfish Book Publishing, 22 E Market Street #304, Rhinebeck NY 12572; 866-650-5665. Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.monkfishpublishing.com. Spiritual nonfiction and fiction. No children's books or poetry.
Morgan Road Books, Editor, Broadway Books, 1745 Broadway, New York NY 10019; 212-782-9000. Web: http://www.randomhouse.com. Focused on health, fitness, spirituality, psychology, literary nonfiction, and memoir.
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NavPress, Rod Morris, Senior Fiction Editor, 3820 North 30th Street, Colorado Springs Co 80904; 719-548-9222; 800-366-7788. Christian books.
Thomas Nelson Business Books, Brian Hampton, Editor, 545 Marriott Drive #750, Nashville TN 37214; 615-902-3308 or 614-988-9000; 800-251-4000; Fax: 615-902-3300. Web: http://www.thomasnelson.com. The business book division of a religious publisher.
Thomas Nelson Business Books, Victor Oliver, Editor, 545 Marriott Drive #750, Nashville TN 37214; 615-902-3308 or 614-988-9000; 800-251-4000; Fax: 615-902-3300. Web: http://www.thomasnelson.com. The business book division of a religious publisher.
Tommy Nelson Children's Division, Editor, 545 Marriott Drive #750, Nashville TN 37214; 615-902-3308 or 614-988-9000; 800-251-4000; Fax: 615-902-3300. Web: http://www.thomasnelson.com.
New Knowledge Library, Darlene Mitchell, Managing Editor, P O Box 1724, Boulder CO 80306-1724; 303-938-8401; Fax: 303-938-1214. Web: http://www.greatercommunity.org. Spiritual books.
New World Library, Georgia Hughes, Editorial Director, 14 Pamaron Way, Novato CA 94949; 415-884-2100; 800-972-6657; Fax: 415-884-2199. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.newworldlibrary.com. They have an active backlist of 450 titles. Specialty: new age books, holistic health, Native American, psychology, recovery, wellness, personal growth, and spoken-word audio.
Novalis, 49 Front Street East #200, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1B3 Canada; 416-363-9409; 800-387-7164. Web: http://www.novalis.ca. Spiritual growth books, both traditional and innovative.
One Body Press, Todd Uebele, Houston TX. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.onebodypress.org. Christian nonfiction.
Ozark Mountain Publishing, Dolores Cannon, President, P O Box 754, Huntsville AR 72740; 479-738-2348; Fax: 479-738-2448. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.OzarkMt.com. Metaphysical and spiritual books.
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Paraclete Press, 36 Southern Eagle Cartway, Brewster MA 02631; P O Box 1568, Orleans MA 02653; 508-255-4685; 800-451-5006; Fax: 508-255-5705. Web: http://www.paracletepress.com. The publishing house of the Community of Jesus, an ecumenical monastic community rooted in the Benedictine tradition. Publishes books on prayer, Christian poetry, Christian children's books, etc.
Paradise Research Publications, Richard Burns, P O Box 837, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-0837; 808-874-4876. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.aa-history.com. 30 published titles: Christian and recovery titles.
Paulist Press, Trace Murphy, Editor, 997 Macarthur Boulevard, Mahwah NJ 07430; 800-218-1903; Fax: 800-836-3161. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.paulistpress.com. Affiliated with the Paulist Fathers of the Catholic Church.
Pelican Publishing Company, Kathleen Calhoun Nettleton, 1000 Burmaster Street, Gretna LA 70053-2246; 504-368-1175; Fax: 504-368-1195. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.pelicanpub.com. Cookbooks, business books, children's books, and humor/reference books. Also books of Jewish interest for all ages.
Penguin, Amy Hertz, Editor, 375 Hudson Street, New York NY 10014; 212-366-2000; Fax: 212-366-2385. Web: http://www.penguinputnam.com. Health, fitness, spirituality, psychology, memoirs, and literary nonfiction.
Penn State University Press, Peter Potter, Editor-in-Chief, 820 N University Drive, University Support Building 1 #C, University Park PA 16802-1003; 814-865-1327; Fax: 814-863-1408. Web: http://www.psupress.org. Religious studies.
Pick-a-WooWoo Publishers, Athie Thomas, Senior Editor, P O Box 178, Nannup 6275, Western Australia; 61 8 97561818. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.pickawoowoo.com. Specializing in children's spiritual books.
Pneuma Life Publishing, P O Box 885, Lanham MD 20703; 800-727-3218; 877-864-1498. Web: http://www.pneumalife.com. Christian, motivational, self-help, and inspirational titles.
Putnam, Ivan Held, President, 375 Hudson Street, New York NY 10014; 212-366-2000; Fax: 212-366-3393. Web: http://www.penguinputnam.com.
Queensbridge Publishing, Maria d'Amerle; 323-963-8150. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.queensbridgepublishing.com. Small publisher working out of their homes. Fiction, science fiction, graphic novels, Christian faith, biographies, sports.
Quest Books, Sharon Dorr, Publishing Manager, Theosophical Publishing House, P O Box 270, Wheaton IL 60189; 630-665-0130; 800-669-9425; Fax: 630-665-8791. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.questbooks.com. The publishing division of the Theosophical Society in America. Specialties: metaphysics, spirituality, alternative health, transpersonal psychology, world religions, creativity.
Random House, Will Murphy, Editor, 1745 Broadway, New York NY 10019; 212-782-9000. Web: http://www.randomhouse.com. Religion and contemporary issues.
Relevant Books, P O Box 951127, Lake Mary FL 32795; 407-333-7152; Fax: 407-333-7153 or 321-206-8844; Fax: 321-206-3949. Web: http://www.relevantbooks.com. Christian titles.
Fleming H. Revell, Jennifer Leep, Editor, P O Box 6287, Grand Rapids MI 49516; 616-676-9185; Fax: 616-676-9573. A division of Baker Book House. Christian titles.
River Oak Publishing, Jeff Dunn, Acquisitions Editor, Cook Communications, 4050 Lee Vance View, Colorado Springs CO 80918. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.riveroakpublishing.com. Fantasies, romances, and mysteries with a Christian point of view.
Rudra Press, P O Box 13390, Portland OR 97213-0390; 800-876-7798; Fax: 800-394-6286. Web: http://www.rudrapress.com. Affiliated with a new age religious group as well as another publisher. Specialties: yoga, holistic health, and self-mastery.
Sanctuary Books Publishing, Julie Gibson, Publisher, P O Box 13688, Tampa FL 33681; 813-344-4810; Fax: 813-233-9319. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.sanctuarybooks.com. A subsidy publisher (that means you pay to get published) of progressive Christian, African-American, and social justice titles. They are “particularly interested in publishing feminist theology, liberation theology and end-time prophetic witness.”
Schocken Books, Altie Karper, Editorial Director, 1745 Broadway, New York NY 10019. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://knopfdoubleday.com/imprint/schocken. Focus: Jewish history, culture, and fiction.
Shambhala Publications, Dave O'Neal, Managing Editor, 300 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston MA 02115; 617-424-0030; 888-424-2329; Fax: 617-236-1563. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.shambhala.com. Specialty: Buddhism, new age titles, Eastern philosophy, holistic health, psychology, yoga, martial arts. Publishes 60 to 85 titles per year. No email submissions accepted.
Simon & Schuster, Bob Bender, Editor, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York NY 10020. Web:http://www.simonsays.com.
Spirit Scope Publishing, Seth Chernoff, Editor, 6525 Gunpark Drive, Suite 370-249, Boulder, CO 80301; 303-350-3990; Fax: 303-531-5217. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.SpiritScope.com. Specialities: spiritual inspiration, self-help, personal growth, new age, mind/body/spirit. We do call it partnership publishing because we do a 50/50 revenue split with our authors. Most authors do subsidize the book printing but it depends on the manuscript.
Standard Publishing, 8121 Hamilton Avenue, Cincinnati OH 45231. Christian children's books.
Steeple Hill, Joan Marlow Golan, Editor, P O Box 5130, Buffalo NY 14240-5190 or P O Box 615, Fort Erie, Ontario L2A 5X3 Canada. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.harlequin.com/Steeple-Hill. A division of Harlequin, “Steeple Hill Books is dedicated to publishing inspirational women's fiction that depicts the struggles and triumphs the characters' experience as they learn important lessons about life, love and the power of faith.”
Steeple Hill, Diane Dietz, Editor, P O Box 5130, Buffalo NY 14240-5190 or P O Box 615, Fort Erie, Ontario L2A 5X3 Canada. Web: http://www.harlequin.com/Steeple-Hill.
Sterling Publishing, Patricia Gift, Editor, 387 Park Avenue S, New York NY 10016; 212-532-7160; Fax: 212-213-2495. Web: http://www.sterlingpublishing.com. Focus on mind/body/spirit books.
Storey Publishing, Deborah Balmut. Editor, 210 Mass Moca Way, North Adams MA 01247; 413-346-2100; 800-793-9396; Fax: 413-346-2196. Web: http://www.storey.com. Building books and mind/body/spirit books.
Strang Communications, 600 Rinehart Road, Lake Mary FL 32746. Christian titles.
Tarcher/Putnam, Mitch Horowitz, Editor-in-Chief, 375 Hudson Street, New York NY 10014; 212-366-2000; Fax: 212-366-3393. Web: http://www.penguinputnam.com.
Tarcher/Putnam, Joel Fotinos, Editor, 375 Hudson Street, New York NY 10014; 212-366-2000; Fax: 212-366-3393. Web: http://www.penguinputnam.com. Spiritual titles.
Templeton Foundation Press, Two Radnor Corporate Center #330, 100 Matsonford Road, Radnor PA 19087; 610-971-2670; 800-561-3367; Fax: 610-971-2672. Web: http://www.templetonpress.org. Specialties: self-help, philosophy, spiritual progress.
Torah Aura Productions, Jane Golub, Editor, 4423 Fruitland Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90058; 323-585-7312; 800-238-6724; Fax: 323-585-0327. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.torahaura.com. Young adult novels and children's books for Jewish children. It is owned and operated by Jane Golub, Joel Grishaver, and Alan Rowe.
Tricycle Press, Nicole Geiger, Publisher, P O Box 7123, Berkeley CA 94707; 510-559-1600; Fax: 510-559-1629. Web: http://www.tenspeed.com. Abigail Samoun, Assistant Editor. Buddhist books.
Twenty-Third Publications, Mary Carol Kendzia, Editorial Director, P O Box 180, Mystic CT 06355-0180; 800-321-0411; Fax: 800-572-0788. Web: http://www.twentythirdpublications.com. Publishes books, CDs, videos, magazines, and newsletters from a Catholic perspective.
Tyndale House, Doug Knoz, Editor, 351 Executive Drive, Carol Stream IL 60188; 800-323-9400; Fax: 800-684-0247. Web: http://www.tyndale.com. Christian books. Note: “Tyndale House Publishers is unable to accept manuscript proposals from anyone except literary agents or writers whose work has already been published.”
Tyndale House, Karen Watson, Fiction Editor, 351 Executive Drive, Carol Stream IL 60188; 800-323-9400; Fax: 800-684-0247. Web: http://www.tyndale.com. Christian books. Note: “Tyndale House Publishers is unable to accept manuscript proposals from anyone except literary agents or writers whose work has already been published.”
Unity Books, 1901 N.W. Blue Parkway, Unity Village MO 64065-0001; 816-251-3571; 800-669-0282. Web: http://www.unityworldhq.org. Affiliated with Unity Church, this publisher was one of the first new age publishers. Specialty: spiritual self-help.
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White Cloud Press, Gary Kliewer, President, P O Box 3400, Ashland OR 97520; 541-488-7646; Fax: 541-482-7708. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.whitecloudpress.com. Spiritual inspiration and exploration.
Wipf and Stock Publishers, K.C. Hanson, Editor-in-Chief, 199 West 8th Avenue #3, Eugene OR 97101; 541-344-1528; Fax: 541-344-1506. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.wipfandstock.com. Theology, biblical studies, church history, etc.
Wisdom Publications, 199 Elm Street, Somerville MA 02144; 617-776-7416; 800-272-4050; Fax: 617-776-7841. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.wisdompubs.org. Specialty: new age, metaphysics, psychology.
Witness Ministries, Tom McHugh, Director, 825 S Waukegan Road, PMB 200, Lake Forest IL 60045; 847-735-0556; Fax: 847-735-0911. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.witnessministries.org. Catholic books.
Worthy Publishing, Byron Williamson, Publisher, 115 E Park Drive #100, Brentwood TN 37027; 615-932-7603. Christian titles.
Zondervan, 5300 Patterson SE, Grand Rapids MI 49530; 800-727-3480. Web: http://www.zondervan.com. A Christian publisher that is a division of Thomas Nelson.
ECPA (Evangelical Christian Publishers Association) Christian Manuscript Submissions website: http://www.ChristianManuscriptSubmissions.com. You can submit to multiple Christian book publishers with one form.
Writer's Edge Submission service: http://www.writersedgeservice.com. You can submit your work to multiple Christian book publishers. Cost: $95.00.
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