This article is about the US publishing house. For the Laredo, Texas settlement house, see Bethany House (Laredo, Texas). For the former women's institutional residence in Dublin, Ireland, see Bethany Home.
Bethany House publishes both historical and contemporary fiction. Historical fiction is considered any book that is set prior to 1950. Contemporary Fiction is defined as any book which is set in the last fifty years. Fiction can be standalone books or series. Bethany House also publishes nonfiction covering a broad spectrum of issues relevant to the Christian. (Mettee)
Bethany House currently has published over 1,000 books. They publish 120 books per year. (Bethany House.com) Manuscript and other services Bethany House offers two types of manuscript services. They offer First Edition which puts manuscripts on a website for subscribing Publishers to read and possibly pick up. The second is the Writer’s Edge Manuscript Service, where Bethany house will read the manuscript and send out to subscribing publishers. They also make available writer’s conference services. (Mettee)
Throughout Bethany House Publishing's history three main awards have been awarded to them. Bethany House Publishers have received thirty-three Gold or Platinum awards. They have also won twenty-two [Christy Awards], since the award's inception in 2000. (Bethany house.com)