On a Road Less Traveled
Running Press At a Glance
Running Press, Philadelphia
Description: General trade publisher
Produces: 175 new titles a year
Backlist: More than 600 titles
Publisher: Buz Teacher
Production director: Peter Horodowich
Publishing partnerships with companies such as Disney, Wine Spectator magazine and I Love Lucy; book-plus projects; mini editions; titles written by nationally recognized Philadelphians.
Primary book categories:
Adult non-fiction and children's titles
A significant recent offering:
I Feel Great, And You Will, Too! by Pat Croce
"If an editor has a book idea, he or she can propose it, get it approved and sign up an author—in other words, make it happen from conception to completion."
-Jennifer Worick, editorial director
"Our associate publisher sometimes builds prototype of kits in his home workshop and brings them in for us in the design department to examine, build and copy. On Monday mornings, it's fun to see what he's concocted."
-Bill Jones, design director