IVP Signs Award-Winning Author’s Second Book

InterVarsity Press’ Cindy Bunch bought Sheila Wise Rowe’s new project titled Young, Gifted and Black: A Journey of Lament and Celebration, which addresses the experience, impact, and healing of personal struggles, including racial trauma, on Black college-age students and young adults. It is scheduled for a winter 2022 release. Rowe’s previous book, Healing Racial Trauma, won the 2021 Christianity Today’s Book of the Year Award in the Christian Living/Discipleship category. Rowe has more than 30 years counseling experience and serves on the Community Ethics Committee of Harvard Medical School. World rights were negotiated by Barb Roose of Books & Such Literary Management.

Cook Takes Podcast Host Book on Body Image

Agent Jevon Bolden of Embolden Media Group sold world rights to Susan McPherson at David C Cook for Restored by speaker, therapist, and podcast host Rachael Gilbert. Through her various vehicles, which included the "Real Talk with Rachael" podcast, Gilbert's goal is to teach women what God's Word has to say about their bodies and awaken them to the freedom found in who He has created them to be—mind, body, and spirit. Publication date is March 2023.

Freiling Buys Book by Podcaster/Social Influencer

Tom Freiling, CEO of Freiling Publishing, has acquired world rights to social influencer and Black theologian Darrell Harrison’s The Sin of Partiality: Biblical Reflections on Issues of Ethnic Prejudice. Harrison, who didn't use an agent, is a fellow of the Black Theology and Leadership Institute of Princeton Theological Seminary and a graduate of the Theology and Ministry Program at PTS. He is also a podcaster and dean of Social Media for John MacArthur’s Grace to You Ministries. The book will release in October 2021.

Guide for parents of adult children goes to Elk Lake

Conference speaker and Bible teacher Sharon Norris Elliott’s Didn’t See That Coming, a biblical guide for parents coping with unexpected lifestyle issues such as mental issues, abuse, or divorce by their adult children, went to Susan Stewart at Elk Lake. Jevon Bolden of Embolden Media Group negotiated world rights for the book that is set to be released in winter 2022.