Joan M. Shoup

Publisher's Corner

Sheaf House Publishers

Sheaf House Publishers is an independent small press—a boutique publisher, if you will—based in the Nashville, Tennessee, area. Our mission is to publish outstanding inspirational fiction that shares the gospel of Jesus Christ.


Meet Joan M. Shoup of Sheaf House.

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Cara Putnam

ACFW Happenings

2008 ACFW Book of the Year Contest Finalists

ACFW's Book of the Year Contest is quickly becoming a prestigious contest in Christian fiction. Open to members of ACFW who published books the prior year, the winners will be announced at the awards banquet at the ACFW conference on September 20 in Minneapolis.

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Heard It Through Hartline

Terry Burns

By now you’ve heard that participation at ICRS, the International Christian Retailers Show (formerly the Christian Booksellers Association show), was down. The event was in Orlando, Florida, and was smaller in both the number of booths and attendees...

Meet Terry Burns

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Gotta Get It??

Kelly Mortimer

Readin’ on the “Edge”

What controversy is hot? The high price of gasoline? The upcoming presidential election? What color I should dye my hair? Nope. Try Edgy Christian/Inspirational Fiction, and why we should, or shouldn’t, read it.”

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Sword Of The Spirit Publishing

Insight Graphics

Publicity - Everyone Needs It

Julie Gwinn

After more than twenty years in PR and advertising, I joined B&H Publishing Group. It was a little off-putting to be regarded a rookie, but I had no book publishing experience. Undaunted, I tackled book publicity the same way I approached PR for cars, flour, and college athletic programs.

Meet Julie Gwinn

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