Tag: Author

Social Media Marketing at IVP: How Far We’ve Come

Social Media Marketing at IVP: How Far We’ve Come

It has been nearly a decade since we opened up our InterVarsity Press Facebook pages and Twitter profiles. Our main goal for social media was to make IVP more friendly and accessible and to have a personal connection with our readers—and hopefully along the way we would appeal to new audiences and generate some sales. …

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A Closer Look at One of PW’s Top 100 Books of the Year!

A Closer Look at One of PW’s Top 100 Books of the Year!

Editor’s Note: It is a rare occurrence when one of our books is selected as one of Publishers Weekly’s top books of the year. This year, The Myth of Equality by Ken Wytsma received this prestigious recognition. We asked Ken more about the experience of receiving this award, what makes his book unique, and what his long-term …

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Demystifying Copyediting

Demystifying Copyediting

This summer Ruth Goring, of the University of Chicago Press, came to IVP to lead a copyediting workshop for some of our editorial staff. Ruth used to work in IVP’s editorial department some years ago, and she still does some freelance copyediting for us from time to time. According to our freelancer database, Ruth is …

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Why We Still Need Books by White Men

Why We Still Need Books by White Men

Welcome to the reboot of the “Behind the Books” blog of InterVarsity Press! The blog has a long and storied history but has lain dormant in recent years—until now. We are excited that a new team of voices here at IVP are eager to welcome you behind the scenes of how we do what we …

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Author Connections at ICRS 2012

Author Connections at ICRS 2012

Thank you to Caitie Johnston for writing this post. Caitie is the Assistant Marketing Manager for IVP. As booksellers, we have the opportunity to meet some pretty wonderful people in the book publishing industry. We attend many conferences every year, and at each it’s common to see familiar faces. In July, as we attended the …

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July 4th: A Call for Prayer

July 4th: A Call for Prayer

Thank you to Logan Mehl-Laituri for this reflection on Independence Day. July 4th is not just a day to barbeque and catch up with friends. It is a day to remember our independence and how we became a distinct people as Americans. It was this day 236 years ago that a number of courageous souls …

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An Interview with James Emery White, author of A Traveler’s Guide to the Kingdom

An Interview with James Emery White, author of A Traveler’s Guide to the Kingdom

  James Emery White takes his readers on a pilgrimage to some of the most important sites in the history of Christianity in his new book Traveler’s Guide to the Kingdom. From Martin Luther’s Wittenberg to The Eagle and Child Pub where C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien and other Inklings met, this book reflects on the …

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Picture This: The Reformation Commentary on Scripture

Picture This: The Reformation Commentary on Scripture

Thanks to Brannon Ellis, project editor for the Reformation Commentary on Scripture, for writing this post. What’s it like to read the Reformation Commentary on Scripture? How does it feel? I think one way to get a good handle on the character of the series is the metaphor of a conference or seminar. In my …

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