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Harper Celebrate acquires new lifestyle medicine book from bestselling author Dr. Stacie J. Stephenson

September 22, 2022

(Nashville, Tenn.) — Harper Celebrate, a gift book imprint of HarperCollins Focus, today announced the acquisition of Glow: 90 Days to Create Your Vibrant Life from Within, an integrative medicine daily reader with bestselling author Dr. Stacie J. Stephenson, a pioneer of functional and integrative medicine. Scheduled to release in summer of 2023, this beautifully […]

Joanna Gaines to release highly anticipated memoir, The Stories We Tell, with Harper Select on November 8 

August 16, 2022

THIS MARKS THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR’S FIRST SOLO MEMOIR.   Today, Joanna Gaines announced that her first solo memoir, The Stories We Tell, will be released on November 8, 2022, with Harper Select. The Stories We Tell invites readers on an authentic and deeply vulnerable journey into Gaines’ story—and helps shine a light on […]

Willie Nelson Celebrates the Larger-Than-Life Legend of Paul English in New Book, Me and Paul: Untold Tales of a Fabled Friendship, Coming from Harper Horizon on September 20, 2022

July 20, 2022

As Told by America’s Foremost Outlaw Country Troubadour, Me and Paul Chronicles the Adventures of Willie and His Longtime Drummer, “Closest Friend” and Guardian Angel Around the World and Across the Decades Willie Nelson’s revelatory new book, Me and Paul: Untold Tales of a Fabled Friendship, invites the reader to meet Paul English, Willie’s longtime […]

Reba McEntire to publish lifestyle book with Harper Celebrate

April 19, 2022

(Nashville, Tenn.) April 19, 2022—Harper Celebrate, a gift book imprint of HarperCollins Focus, today announced a forthcoming lifestyle book with actress and country music legend Reba McEntire. Set to release in fall 2023, this beautiful, full-color book will feature personal stories, food and cocktail recipes, and lifestyle tips that range from hosting to packing a […]

HarperCollins Focus Launches new imprint Harper Select

March 30, 2022

 (Nashville, Tenn.) March 30, 2022—HarperCollins Focus today announced the launch of a new, boutique-style publishing imprint, Harper Select, that will be led by industry veteran Matt Baugher.  Harper Select will focus exclusively on memoir and narrative nonfiction titles with Baugher acquiring, managing, and editing each book project.  “My vision is to hand-select an exclusive number […]

Harper Celebrate signs inaugural authors to its roster

November 3, 2021

Authors include actress and singer, Kristin Chenoweth (Nashville, Tenn.) November 3, 2021—Harper Celebrate, the newest imprint of HarperCollins Focus, today announced the acquisition of three standout authors: Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer, Kristin Chenoweth; Daytime Emmy Award-winning television host and acclaimed pop-vocalist, Adrienne Bailon-Houghton, and team therapist for the NBA’s Detroit Pistons, Dr. […]

HarperCollins Christian Publishing Aligns Sales and Marketing Operations Under Unified Leadership

July 8, 2021

Company names Doug Lockhart, SVP Sales and Centralized Marketing (Nashville, Tenn.) July 8, 2021—HarperCollins Christian Publishing today announced its plan to join sales and centralized marketing operations under a unified leadership structure that better positions its retail partners to capitalize on the company’s best-in-class marketing resources. Doug Lockhart will lead this strategy for the company […]

HarperCollins Focus names Sara Kendrick associate publisher for HarperCollins Leadership

June 22, 2021

(Nashville, Tenn.) June 22, 2021—HarperCollins Focus today announced Sara Kendrick as the new associate publisher for the HarperCollins Leadership imprint. Kendrick has served as a senior acquisitions editor for HarperCollins Leadership since the imprint launched in 2018. In this role she acquired bestsellers including Business Made Simple by Donald Miller, We Should All Be Millionaires […]

Willie Nelson and Harper Horizon Offer Fans Exclusive Virtual Event with Famous 92nd Street Y to Celebrate New Book

June 3, 2021

Series of bonus bookstore events to provide in-depth look at Willie Nelson’s Letters to America with co-writer Turk Pipkin NASHVILLE, Tennessee, June 2021 – Book lovers and Willie Nelson fans alike will be eager to take part in a slate of multiple events from Harper Horizon in anticipation of Willie’s forthcoming book, Willie Nelson’s Letters […]

HarperCollins Focus launches new gift book imprint Harper Celebrate

May 12, 2021

 (Nashville, Tenn.) May 12, 2021—HarperCollins Focus announced today the launch of its new gift book imprint, Harper Celebrate, expanding the publishing company’s footprint into celebratory, seasonal and lifestyle books. The imprint will produce uplifting and inspiring, visually striking books using high-quality design and sophisticated detail in both the interior and exterior packaging. Harper Celebrate will […]