Who We Are

Jericho Books

Breaking Down Walls

Join the Conversation

The Jericho website and blog provides a space for non-traditional voices to express fresh perspectives on today’s culture and to reflect on the growing changes in the church. We are about exploring religious, social, and political issues as they relate to faith.

This is a place where everybody’s voice is heard. It is not just for our authors or editors but also for you. We invite you to engage with us and with each other through conversation, exchanging your personal perspectives, beliefs, understandings, and opinions. Use our books and our blog as a starting point to join this important conversation.

Conversational Guidelines
We welcome all comments and interaction on our blog and website, though we ask that any engagement is done courteously and respectfully.

Jericho as a Publisher
Launching in fall of 2012, provides a space for non-traditional voices to express fresh perspectives on today’s culture and to reflect on the growing changes in the Church. We are about exploring religious, social and political issues as they relate to faith.

Our authors include Brian McLaren, Lillian Daniel, Shane Hipps, Jay Bakker, Justin Lee, and Becca Stevens. Learn more about them here.

We publish between 10 and 12 books each year.

Jericho Books is an imprint of Hachette Book Group.

Manuscript Submissions
Jericho Books does not accept unsolicited manuscripts. Any submission to Jericho Books needs to come through a literary agent. Thank you.

Contact Us
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Meet the Jericho Staff

Besides our authors and guest voices here at the Jericho blog, our content is created by the team behind Jericho Books.

Wendy Grisham: VP, Publisher Jericho Books
Wendy is a graduate of the University of Mississippi and the University of Warwick (in Warwickshire, UK). Before starting Jericho Books, she was the director of publishing at Hodder Faith, an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton, a division of Hachette UK where she published the NIV Bible, Brian McLaren, Philip Yancey and Tim Keller. Her previous work includes Publishing Director at Alpha International for Europe, the Middle East and Africa and Rights Manager at Random House, UK. Her favorite color is orange and she is known to have terrible giggle fits.

Chelsea Apple: Editorial Assistant, Jericho Books
Chelsea has a B.A. in English Literature from Centre College of Kentucky, where she also studied religion and creative writing. She has written and edited for business, lifestyle, literary and newspaper publications. She enjoys travel to near and far places, writing, and coffee, and she has been known to run away with the circus on occasion.

Jacob Arthur: Marketing Assistant, Hachette Nashville
Jacob has a B.A. in English Literature from Miami University of Ohio, and from there he attend the N.Y.U. Publishing Institute. He grew up in the Midwest.

Sarah Reck: Online Marketing Associate, Hachette Nashville
Sarah Reck manages the social media and handles the online publicity for Jericho Books. She holds both and MA and MFA from Chapman University. In the past, she has worked as a church youth director and as a bookseller. She lives in New York City.