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Zondervan hires Mick Silva as senior acquisitions editor

20th August 2018
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(Grand Rapids, MI) August 20, 2018—Zondervan announced Mick Silva today as the new senior acquisitions editor for Zondervan nonfiction trade books. Silva’s publishing experience includes writing and acquisitions for Focus on the Family and Waterbrook Multnomah. In those roles, he acquired memoir, self-help, marriage, parenting, Christian living, men’s interest, young family and teen books and […]

Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts to Publish Debut Memoir with Zondervan

30th July 2018
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Sing On to Release April 2019 Grand Rapids, Mich., July 30, 2018 — Zondervan announced today a book contract with Jay DeMarcus, bassist, vocalist, pianist, producer and songwriter for the superstar vocal group Rascal Flatts. DeMarcus is represented by Kathy Armistead Olen with Atticus Brand Partners and world rights were acquired by Zondervan associate publisher […]

HarperCollins Christian Publishing hires Cristopher Garrido as new Spanish Publisher

26th July 2018
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(Nashville, TN) July 26, 2018—Today, HarperCollins Christian Publishing (HCCP) announced Cristopher Garrido has joined the company as v-p and publisher for its Spanish publishing program.  HCCP’s Spanish publishing program includes product under the Grupo Nelson, Editorial Vida and CLIE imprints. Cris Garrido comes to HCCP after developing and directing a successful Spanish publishing program at […]

Zondervan senior editor-at-large Bob Hudson to retire in September

12th July 2018
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Grand Rapids, Mich., July 12, 2018 — After 34 years at Zondervan, Bob Hudson, senior editor-at-large, has announced his plan to retire, effective September 28, 2018. Hudson has been a key figure at Zondervan, personally editing hundreds of books by authors including Philip Yancey, Walter Wangerin Jr., Lee Strobel, Terri Blackstock, Luci Shaw, Joni Eareckson […]

Jessica Westra hired as publicity director for Zonderkidz

9th July 2018
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(Grand Rapids, MI) July 9, 2018—Zondervan announced today that Jessica Westra will join the Zonderkidz publishing division as the new publicity director. Westra comes to Zonderkiz with more than 23 years of experience, most recently running her own events and media consulting business handling an array of media relations campaigns for her cleints. Previously, she […]