Happy 10th Anniversary

WestBow Press is celebrating 10 years of assisting and supporting thousands of authors through their publishing journey.

Hear from Pete Nikolai, the Publisher of WestBow Press and Director of Publishing Services for HarperCollins Christian Publishing, discuss the history of WestBow Press and how it has been instrumental in helping authors through the years publish their books.

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Who We Are & What We Do

As a division of Thomas Nelson and Zondervan

  • We help Christian authors self-publish their message to bring the Good News to others

  • We specialize in books with Christian morals, inspirational themes, and family values

  • We have helped our authors bring 100 books per month to market

  • Whatever message God has written on your heart, we are here to help you share it

  • Publishing Packages

  • Editorial and marketing services

  • Experienced industry professionals for guidance and support throughout the publishing process

  • Discovery opportunities through Thomas Nelson and Zondervan, who regularly review titles

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Meet Our Authors

WestBow Press gives authors the power to reach their goals of publishing their manuscripts and touching the lives of readers around the world. See why so many authors have turned to WestBow Press to follow their calling, make a difference and be discovered by a traditional publisher.

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WestBow Press Author Margo Fieseler - Doing the Next Right Thing

"Everybody has a story and the story is your life story. It’s a life story devotional and you need to let people know how you’re changed.”

Margo Fieseler, author of Unwavering

Our Editorial Standards

We strive to serve others who want to share His Word through publishing.
  • All of our titles adhere to our WestBow Press Editorial Standards, established by HarperCollins Christian Publishing, in collaboration with WestBow Press.

  • By publishing with us, our authors ensure their titles are associated with a self-publishing company that shares their Christian values and beliefs.

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Lighthouse Recognition Program

WestBow Press supports our authors’ efforts to share God’s message with as many people as possible. To reward books that have shown notable sales and marketing results and encourage their continued success, we created the Lighthouse Recognition Program.

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Advantages of Self-Publishing

To celebrate Westbow Press’ 10 years of service, Pete Nikolai, Publisher of WestBow Press and Director of Publishing Services for HarperCollins Christian Publishing, discusses the advantages of self-publishing including: Westbow Press’ strong editorial standards, working with a professional team, and potentially being picked up by a traditional publisher.

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