Fortress Press

About Fortress Press and 1517 Media

From its origins in the early 1960’s, Fortress Press has established an enviable position as a premier publisher of compelling theological, biblical, and ethical engagements for the church and the world in which it lives.

1517 Media

Fortress Press 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.

Broadleaf Books publishes books for general readers that nourish souls, ignite minds, and promote the common good.

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

View current openings for Fortress Press employment here.

Click here to learn more about the Lexington Books/Fortress Academic partnership.

Click here to learn more about our Library Standing Order Program.

Contact Us

U.S. Orders & Sales and Service

(844) 993-3812
Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Central)
Fax orders: (800) 722-7766

Mailing Address

Fortress Press
411 Washington Ave N, 3rd Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55401

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