As both writers and readers, IVP authors find inspiration in books that have shaped their faith and influenced their calling. Meet some of our featured authors below and learn more about how IVP is committed to lifting up voices of color and women. Check out the IVP Bookshelf video series to hear what they're reading and why these books mean so much to them.
Drew Jackson is the founding pastor of Hope East Village in New York City and has a passion to contribute toward a more just and whole world. He writes poetry at the intersection of justice, peace, and contemplation, like his new book of poetic biblical reflections called God Speaks Through Wombs. He and his wife have twin daughters and live in Lower Manhattan.
Katie Schnack is a writer and book publicist whose articles have appeared in Relevant, Today.com, Hello Giggles, Romper, and Scary Mommy. She is the author of The Gap Decade. She grew up in Minnesota, has lived in Texas and New York (okay, Jersey City), and now lives with her family in West Palm Beach, Florida, on an acre of land with five chickens, three goats, and a senior mini pony.
Ned Bustard is a graphic designer, a children's book illustrator, an author, and a printmaker. He is the creative director for Square Halo Books, Inc and Christians in the Visual Arts (CIVA). His artwork is found in books like The O in Hope, Saint Nicholas the Giftgiver, Bible History ABCs, Every Moment Holy, and Legends & Leagues: Or, Mr. Tardy Goes from Here to There.