Gary Jansen to Join Loyola Press as Executive Editor, Acquisitions

Posted By: Joellyn Cicciarelli ACP Member News ,

Loyola Press is pleased to announce that Gary Jansen will be joining Loyola Press of Chicago, Illinois on August 1, 2019 as Executive Editor, Acquisitions.

Gary comes to Loyola Press after 25 years at Penguin Random House where he served in a variety of roles, most recently as Executive Editor and Director of Image Books. At Image Gary published books by Pope Francis, Pope Benedict, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, John L. Allen, Jr., Scott Hahn, Brant Pitre, George Weigel, Carl Anderson, Henri Nouwen, John O’Donohue, Colleen Carroll Campbell, Amy Welborn, Edward Sri, Teresa Tomeo, Maura Zagrans, Ronald Rolheiser, Melissa Musick, Anna Keating, Anthony DeStefano, and former Newsweek editor of 38 years, Kenneth L. Woodward.

Gary is also an award-winning author who has written seven books on contemporary spirituality including MicroShifts, The 15-Minute Prayer Solution, Station to Station, Life Everlasting, and the bestselling memoir Holy Ghosts. His writing has appeared in Angelus,, Mind, Body, Green, Thrive Global, New York Newsday, Chicago-Sun Times, and the Huffington Post. A popular speaker and commentator, Gary has been featured on NPR, the Sundance Channel, A&E, and the Travel Channel.

 In his new role as Executive Editor, Acquisitions, Gary looks forward to growing new and established authors for Loyola Press and will work closely with Maria Cuadrado, Director of Trade Editorial to broaden Loyola’s list of exciting and pertinent works for adults and children in the categories of Ignatian spirituality, Catholic inspiration, and faith-focused self-help and leadership.