Who are we?


Randy Petersen (Executive Editor)

Randy is a freelance writer and strategic consultant based in New Jersey. Formerly director of Scripture engagement content for American Bible Society, he’s the author of The Printer and the Preacher (2015, Nelson) and dozens of other books.

Ann-Margret Hovsepian (Managing Editor)

Ann-Margret, a native of Montreal, Canada, has been freelancing on a fulltime basis for about twenty-five years and has authored, co-authored or illustrated several books, most notably Restore My Soul (2016, Tyndale), a best-selling devotional coloring book. She also serves as an advisor on the board of the Evangelical Press Association.


Ann ByleAnn Byle
Ann writes for Publishers Weekly, Grand Rapids Magazine, and other publications. She wrote for many years for The Grand Rapids Press. Ann has cowritten books with a one-armed surfer, gangbanger-turned-hip-hop-pastor, and nonprofit director, and is the author of Christian Publishing 101 and The Revell Story (2020). 

StephenHeadNewStephen R. Clark
Stephen lives in Lansdale, Pennsylvania. He has many years of experience in corporate communications, writing, and editing. He has authored short stories, poetry, scripts, feature articles, and more. Clients have included American Bible Society, Harper & Row Publishers, Moody Press, Time Life, Tyndale House, and Zondervan.

JoyceK.EllisPicJoyce K. Ellis
Joyce is from Minneapolis, Minnesota, and is the author of  Write with Excellence 201. She has published hundreds of articles and 18 books—fiction and nonfiction for children and adults. She teaches at writers’ conferences and her writing has won a Gold Medallion Award and numerous EPA awards.


Michael Foust
Michael has been a full-time editor and writer for 25 years, having worked for Baptist Press, The Leaf-Chronicle (Clarksville, Tenn.), The Union-Recorder (Milledgeville, Ga.) and Southern Seminary (Louisville, Ky.). He has covered news, sports, entertainment, theology and church life.                                                                               

AnitaAnita K. Palmer
Anita is a full-time freelancer in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Over the years she has morphed from magazines to daily newspapers to PR/media relations and marketing-communications to book editing and ghostwriting. She loves it all.

Note: All of the blog editors and advisors are Associate Members of the Evangelical Press Association, which is how we have developed friendships that now enable us to collaborate on this exciting new blog. While we enjoy our relationships with EPA and welcome the support of the organization as individuals, the views and opinions expressed on this blog are not necessarily a reflection of the views of EPA.