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About WestBow Press

At WestBow Press, a division of Thomas Nelson & Zondervan, we help authors self-publish books. As a Christian publisher, we publish books of all genres but specialize in books with Christian morals, inspirational themes and family values. Whether you have goals of commercial success or simply desire to publish a book for friends and family, WestBow Press can help you create your book in your vision.

In every author's success story, there is a history and a beginning. With WestBow Press, you now have the opportunity to begin or advance your career as an author. Share your story and start shaping your future today with Christian self-publishing.

Pete Nikolai, director of publishing services for Thomas Nelson Publishing, highlights the distinguishing factors of WestBow Press and explains why Thomas Nelson decided to create this self-publishing division.

J.V. Carr, author of Username: Bladen

J.V. Carr on Self-Publishing with WestBow Press

J.V. Carr, author of Username: Bladen, talks about why she decided to self-publish with WestBow Press ... Watch Now ›

Joe Castillo Shares How Sand Art Has Changed His Life in His New Book, "SandStory"

Drawing in sand on a light table, Joe Castillo is able to tell stories to music. “SandStory” went viral on YouTube and, after hundreds of invitations from around the world, it exploded into a totally unexpected career.  Learn More › 

Joe Castillo, Author of "SandStory"

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Betty Deniston: My Experiences of Divine Interventions While Writing My Story

Oct. 29 – Betty Deniston talks about her desire to draw people closer to the Lord and shares her experiences of divine intervention while writing her story. Read More ›

Author Pansy Dodson Featured in The Herald-Sun

Pansy Dodson has two local “meet the author” events coming up. On April 11, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., she will be at the City Kitchen in University Mall in Chapel Hill. Then from 2 to 4 p.m. April 12, Dodson will be at her church, New Hope Presbyterian in Chapel Hill. Read more »

The Parable Group Launches Writing Contest Sponsored by WestBow Press

The Parable Group, its family of retail partners, and WestBow Press, the strategic self-publishing division of Thomas Nelson and Zondervan, the world’s largest Christian publisher, announced today that they are accepting submissions for the Aspiring Authors Writing Contest. Read more »

Anne Sanders to Have Book Signing on Book Release Day

Renowned Volunteer and Charity Guru, Anne Sanders has published her first Christian novel Behind The Stage which will be released on 22nd Feb. On the day of the release, the author will be signing copies of the book in her hometown, Niceville, Fla. at Bayou Book Company. Read more »