atria publishing group

Atria Books and Atria Trade Paperbacks

Atria Books and Atria Trade Paperbacks publish noteworthy books for readers of all tastes and interests. With more than 240 New York Times bestsellers to the imprint’s credit since its launch in 2002, Atria is known for particular expertise in the areas of women’s fiction, mystery/thriller, African-American fiction, memoir, popular culture, health and diet, cooking, popular science, psychology, self-help, and spirituality. Atria brings innovation to the publication of books that entertain and enlighten.

Washington Square Press

One of the most recognizable imprints in publishing, Washington Square Press began life in 1959 and its name has always been synonymous with the finest in classic and contemporary fiction. Upon Atria’s founding, WSP became the trade paperback home of some of America’s most talented contemporary storytellers, including Jodi Picoult, Jennifer Weiner, Kate Morton, Thomas Keneally, Christina Schwarz, and Joseph Kanon, joining such WSP backlist luminaries as Pearl Buck, Carlos Castaneda, Jim Harrison, Walter Mosley, and Wally Lamb.

Emily Bestler Books

Emily Bestler founded her eponymous imprint, Emily Bestler Books, in 2011 with one guiding principle: to find the very best commercial fiction and nonfiction across a wide range of categories and put these books into the hands of as many readers as possible. In her words, “We are passionate about our mission of finding a book for everyone. You’ll find that our list is as varied as our readers.”


Atria Books Español

Publishing Spanish language books with particular appeal for today’s US Spanish reader, Atria Books Español focuses on quality fiction as well as celebrity memoir and self-help nonfiction.  Atria Español authors include Laura Esquivel, María Dueñas, Javier Sierra, Teresa Rodriguez, Daisy Fuentes, María Celeste Arrarás, Marcos Witt, and Daisy Martinez.

Atria Unbound

From the publication of original ebooks to groundbreaking online marketing strategies, Atria Unbound encompasses all of Atria’s ventures in the digital world. The primary goal of Atria Unbound is to use the latest digital technology to help forge vibrant, interactive, and ongoing relationships between writers and readers across all platforms.

Beyond Words

Atria/Beyond Words publishes approximately fifteen books each year in the mind/body/spirit category, anticipating and articulating trends in the evolution of consciousness and the intersection of science and spirituality. We are proud to have been the publisher of The Secret by Rhonda Byrne, which has been a fixture on the New York Times bestseller list since its publication in 2006. Through our books and through our actions, we hope to inspire people to find lasting solutions to the issues of the day and to learn new ways of living more authentic and complete lives.

Strebor Books International

Founded in 1999 by nationally bestselling author Zane, Strebor became part of Atria Books in 2005. Under Zane’s ongoing leadership, Strebor remains dedicated to its mission of discovering and publishing the best in minority literature today. Strebor has produced numerous bestsellers, including the three novels that Zane originally self-published: The Sex Chronicles: Shattering the Myth; Addicted; and Shame on It All. Strebor’s goal is simple: to make sure that extraordinary voices are heard and brought to life through the pages of the books we publish.

Cash Money Content

From Cash Money Records—the label that brought you Juvenile and the Hot Boys, Lil Wayne, and Drake—comes a whole new concept in book publishing…


Started in Spring 2011 with Atria Books, Cash Money Content is publishing some of the most original—and influential—voices in urban fiction, life changing books on money, motivation, health and success, and memoirs by some of Cash Money Records’ biggest stars. Launching with nonfiction Raw Law: An Urban Guide to Criminal Justice by Muhammad Ibn Bashir, following with the “Queen of Thug” fiction and New York Times bestseller, Justify My Thug by Wahida Clark, and going back to the past for a classic with Pimp by Iceberg Slim, CMC set the pace for its debut season. Since their debut they have published the popular Murderville trilogy by Ashley & JaQuavis and many more great novels.

howard Books

Howard Books, part of the Atria Publishing Group, is one of the most trusted and admired names in Christian publishing and in the general marketplace. Howard is Simon & Schuster’s primary imprint for faith-based books.


Marble arch Press

A trans-Atlantic collaboration with premiere London-based publisher Short Books, Marble Arch Press brings the best in contemporary British fiction and nonfiction to North American readers.

37 ink

37 Ink, founded by Dawn Davis in the spring of 2013, publishes books from a diverse array of cultures and viewpoints. The imprint is home to authors of literary fiction, memoir, narrative nonfiction, history, pop culture, and select service nonfiction. Prior to launching 37 Ink, for nearly a dozen years Davis was Editorial Director and then Publisher of Amistad books.


Keywords Press

A New Publishing Home for a New Kind of Storyteller.


Keywords Press is the first book publishing imprint specifically created for online video stars and their fans. Launched in 2014 in partnership with United Talent Agency, Keywords Press publishes cross-generational titles by the biggest and brightest online talents today.


Enliven Books

Founded in 2015, with an eye on emerging voices, Enliven is the world’s first holistic publishing house for mission-driven authors. We curate, create, collaborate, and commission sophisticated, fresh titles and voices to enhance our readers’ spiritual development, success, and wellness pursuits.