David C Cook hires new senior acquisitions development editor Print
Written by Lisa Beech   
Monday, 23 February 2015 03:56 PM America/New_York

Alice-CriderDavid C Cook announces the recent hiring of Alice Crider as the new senior acquisitions and development editor for its book team. Crider’s main responsibilities will be acquiring women’s nonfiction Christian living and spiritual growth books.

Crider began her career in Christian publishing at David C Cook in 1999, starting in Curriculum department and then moving to books. She moved to Alive Communications in 2001 and then to WaterBrook Publishing in 2004, where she progressed through the editorial ranks acquiring and developing manuscripts, writing marketing and back cover copy, and handling author relation issues.

The last two years, Crider has worked as an Agent with WordServe Literary Group representing over 40 authors where she focused on women's Christian living, spiritual growth and women’s devotionals. 

“I am excited to be back at David C Cook and excited to be developing books that transform lives,” Crider said.

“With women’s books being one of our growing genres in the next five years, I am very encouraged and pleased that someone with Alice’s credentials and experience has chosen to join our publishing team,” said Dan Rich, David C Cook’s chief publishing officer.