Christian Fiction Spring Book Buzz
There’s more to Christian fiction than “gentle reads”, which explains its expanding appeal to a more sophisticated and demographically diverse readership. Join us on May 10 for our Spring 2012 Christian Fiction webcast. We’ll be talking about the latest and upcoming titles, the ones you’ll need to know about.
We will be joined by WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group, Zondervan, Baker Publishing Group, and Abingdon Press, who will tell us about some of their exciting titles coming up. Don’t miss it—it’s not just Catherine Marshall’s Christy anymore!
Amy Haddock, Senior Marketing Manager, WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group
Amy Haddock is a Senior Marketing Manager for the WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group, a division of Random House. She has focused on marketing fiction titles in her five years in publishing. She lives in Colorado Springs.
Sue Brower, Executive Editor and Editorial Director for Fiction, Zondervan
Sue Brower is Executive Editor and Editorial Director for Fiction at Zondervan. With four New York Times bestsellers in 2011, she leads the fiction team for the novels of such notable writers as Karen Kingsbury, Terri Blackstock, Tim LaHaye and Craig Parshall, Amy Clipston and many others. Prior to taking on this role, Sue was Sr. Director of Marketing for Fiction and Inspirational product for over thirteen years. Fiction is business as well as pleasure for Sue as she is an avid reader of both inspirational and mainstream novels.
Sue is on the Advisory Board for the Christy Awards and a member of ACE (Academy of Christian Editors. She was also awarded Golden Scroll Fiction Editor of the Year by AWSA. She lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan with husband, Todd.
Nathan Henrion, National Sales Manager ABA/Digital/Library, Baker Publishing Group
Nathan Henrion is the National Sales Manager (ABA/Digital/Library) for Baker Publishing Group.
Julie Dowd, Marketing & Publicity Manager, Abingdon Press fiction
Julie has been part of Abingdon Press’ marketing group since January 2009. In addition to her role as marketing and publicity manager for Abingdon Press fiction line, Julie also is a marketing manager for Abingdon’s growing Christian Living line. Prior to arriving at Abingdon Press, Julie spent five years as a member of Thomas Nelson’s marketing team.
Wilda Williams, Fiction Editor, Library Journal