Many authors have experienced frustration in getting their work accepted by national publishers. At Cincinnati Book Publishing, we believe in empowering authors with an entrepreneurial approach to publishing. We provide assistance with editing, art and design, print production, marketing, bookstore sales, direct mail and fulfillment, and securing funding for non-profit ventures, allowing authors to successfully and knowledgeably self-publish their work.
As a Cincinnati, Ohio firm, we partner with the best local creators that the community has to offer. With impeccable craftsmanship and affordable prices, working with local talent allows authors to create a high-quality product while also remaining heavily involved in the publishing process.
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Anthony Brunsman is the president with Cincinnati Book Publishing. He established record sales revenue for a local book (Great Houses of the Queen City) and won a national award for a community history video. A graduate of Miami University and Xavier University, in his off hours he enjoys reading biographies. His favorite novelist is Cormac McCarthy. Tony resides in Northern Kentucky with his wife, Mary, and their Mini Golden Doodle, Teddy.
Direct Dial: (513) 382-4315
Connor Martin serves as the Marketing Manager and Assistant Editor with Cincinnati Book Publishing. His career in the book publishing industry started in 2019 when he authored the book Every Day Lessons from Everyday People. He later interned for Simon & Schuster in the Managing Editorial Department. Connor recently graduated with honors from the University of Cincinnati with degrees in Industrial Management and Classics. His favorite book genre is nonfiction, specifically biographies and leadership, and most reread titles include The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck and Tuesdays with Morrie. In his free time, Connor enjoys writing, skiing, and traveling.
Direct Dial: (513) 378-6844
President and CEO
Sue Ann Painter is an art and urban historian whose research and writing is focused primarily upon Greater Cincinnati subjects. She is author of The Art of Beverly Erschell (2009), Architecture in Cincinnati: Designing and Building an American City (2006), and William Henry Harrison: Father of the West (2004), and Gathering Places of Greater Cincinnati, with paintings and drawings by Beverly Erschell (forthcoming). Painter is the founding principal of Cincinnati Book Publishing, which specializes in nonfiction titles and high-quality illustrated books for children and adults. Painter has worked with several Ohio nonprofit organizations, including the Cincinnati Historical Society, Ohio Historical Society, Delhi Historical Society, Cincinnati Preservation Association, and Architectural Foundation of Cincinnati. Currently, Painter is Executive Editor of Cincinnati Book Publishing. She lives in downtown Cincinnati with her husband, Judge (ret.) Mark Painter.
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So, your book is written. Now what? That's the scariest question.
At Cincinnati Book Publishing, we take away that fear. What we offer is not merely a pre-determined package of services, but a number of options customized to you based on your needs. Rather, we offer a range of services, including editing, design, publicity, marketing, and more! To get an in-depth understanding of our full selection of services, or to learn how to submit your work, click below!
FULL LIST OF SERVICES & SUBMISSION INFORMATION
WHAT'S NEW FROM CBP?
The team behind Papa's Legacy
Written by Dr. Greg Finke (left) and Elizabeth Herzog (center) with illustrations
by Caroline Herzog (right)
Left Behind! follows Michael Autry's story from early beginnings in Kentucky, military service in Europe, and then a career as a police officer back near his hometown.
After being "left behind" by the school system, Autry summoned persistence and optimism to contribute to making the world a better place.
If you've ever felt inclined to cheer for an underdog, Left Behind! is the book for you.
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In this intimate and crucial memoir, Daniel Nardi, a young Cincinnati native, shares his personal mental health struggles.
He added that "writing my story has made me the happiest I've ever felt since middle school. I hope readers will benefit from my experience, especially if they—or a family member—are battling ASD or severe depression."
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A unique book to prepare teens for early
investing and a comfortable retirement
Papa's Legacy is an educational book to teach young adults why it's crucial to start investing at an early. This colorful, creative book follows the story of Tereza, a recent high school graduate, and how her grandparents and parents teach her to invest just $25 a month to build a nest egg.
You can give your child or grandchild the knowledge that isn't taught in school—the power of investing.
Visit TheFinancialEducatorsBooks.com to purchase!
Life Behind Bars
Pull up a barstool and read some of the fascinating pieces from Cincinnati's favorite bartender!
Scott Brown's collection of twenty-five poetic stories covers his distinguished experience as a bartender in Cincinnati for over 40 years.
Johnny the Gentleman
A children's book to instill chivalry and manners for kids. Perfect for parents and grandparents with these values in mind!
4th And Redemption
4th and Redemption tells the story of a team losing, persevering, and event-ually succeeding. This book is for anyone who has ever faced adversity and felt as if all were lost. Students, parents and coaches will gain insight into one of the USA's premier scholar/ athlete programs and learn about the human factors that determine its success.
Let's Learn Counting In The Kitchen
This book will engage readers, spark imagination, and teach other age-appropriate numerical concepts. Parents will have fun sharing with their children.