Our Imprints

Atria Books and Atria Trade Paperbacks

Atria Books and Atria Trade Paperbacks publish noteworthy books for diverse readers of all tastes and interests. With hundreds of New York Times bestsellers to the imprint’s credit since its launch in 2002, Atria is known for particular expertise in the areas of commercial and literary fiction, women’s fiction, mysteries and thrillers, memoir, popular culture, popular science, psychology, self-help, and spirituality. Atria brings innovation to the publication of books that entertain and enlighten.


Since its founding in 1959, the Washington Square Press name has been synonymous with the finest in classic and contemporary fiction. As part of the Atria Publishing Group, WSP is the paperback home of some of the world’s most talented contemporary storytellers, including Fredrik Backman, Reyna Grande, Philippa Gregory, Thomas Keneally, Jess Kidd, Taylor Jenkins Reid and Jennifer Weiner, joining such WSP backlist luminaries as Pearl Buck, Carlos Castaneda, Graham Greene, Jim Harrison, bell hooks, Wally Lamb, Kate Morton, Walter Mosley, and Jodi Picoult.


Emily Bestler founded her eponymous imprint, Emily Bestler Books, in 2011 with one guiding principle: to find the very best commercial fiction and nonfiction across a wide range of categories and put these books into the hands of as many readers as possible. In her words, “We are passionate about our mission of finding a book for everyone. You’ll find that our list is as varied as our readers.”

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Founded in 2019, One Signal Publishers is a boutique non-fiction imprint focused on discovering untold stories, elevating unique voices, and celebrating hidden figures. One Signal's recent bestsellers include Hoax by CNN Anchor Brian Stelter, Keep Moving by award-winning poet Maggie Smith, and SavingUs by climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe.



Charlamagne Tha God, one of the most potent, influential, and authoritative voices in media today, started Black Privilege Publishing to be a safe place where unapologetically Black voices tell their unapologetically Black stories—with freedom, bandwidth, and power. In Charlamagne’s words, “Black Privilege Publishing is a home for the descendants of slaves impacted by Anti-Literacy Laws to forge stories that our ancestors could only dream of reading.”


Publishing Spanish language books with particular appeal for today’s US Spanish reader, Atria Books Español focuses on quality fiction as well as celebrity memoir and self-help nonfiction. Atria Español authors include Laura Esquivel, María Dueñas, Javier Sierra, Teresa Rodriguez, Daisy Fuentes, María Celeste Arrarás, Marcos Witt, and Daisy Martinez.

Beyond Words

Atria/Beyond Words publishes books in the mind/body/spirit category, anticipating and articulating trends in the evolution of consciousness and the intersection of science and spirituality. We are proud to have been the publisher of The Secret by Rhonda Byrne, which has sold over 27 million copies worldwide since its publication in 2006. Through our books and through our actions, we hope to inspire people to find lasting solutions to the issues of the day and to learn new ways of living more authentic and complete lives.

Howard Books

Howard Books, part of the Atria Publishing Group, is one of the most trusted and admired names in Christian publishing and in the general marketplace. Howard is Simon & Schuster’s primary imprint for faith-based books.