About Broadleaf Books

Broadleaf Books is the new adult nonfiction imprint of 1517 Media.

Our books inspire transformation in readers and their communities to foster a more open, just, and compassionate world.

Rooted in the progressive Christian tradition and reflecting the diversity of human creativity, we publish books that engage readers in fresh, substantive, timely, and inspiring reflection on what it is to live with meaning and connection.

We are committed to publishing authors who bring thoughtful perspective to explorations in religion, spirituality, social justice, culture, and personal growth with credibility and authenticity.

1517 Media

Broadleaf Books is an imprint of 1517 Media. 1517 Media creates multimedia resources and distinctive books for Christian communities, higher-education learning and scholars, and the general reader. 1517 Media’s imprints include: Augsburg Fortress, Beaming Books, Broadleaf Books, Fortress Press, and Sparkhouse.

Augsburg Fortress produces resources for the ELCA and mainline churches that enliven worship and music, faith formation, and congregational life.

Beaming Books publishes high-quality children’s books that help kids thrive socially, emotionally, and spiritually.

Fortress Press publishes books that advance scholarship, learning, and the practice of ministry.

Sparkhouse develops multimedia curricula that deepen and enrich the life of Christian communities.

View current openings for Broadleaf Books employment here.