Workman Publishing Company, founded in 1968, is an independent publisher of adult and juvenile trade books as well as the Original Page-a-Day® Calendars. Known for its innovations in stretching the boundaries of traditional books and calendars, Workman’s string of iconic bestsellers begins with B. Kliban’s Cat, through The Official Preppy Handbook, The Silver Palate Cookbooks, What to Expect When You’re Expecting, Brain Quest®, Sandra Boynton board books, 1,000 Places to See Before You Die®, Gallop!, and most recently Safari and The Star Wars Workbooks. Its wide range of nonfiction titles includes cookbooks, parenting books, gardening, humor, and self-help books, all published to inspire, inform, entertain, enrich…with passion, authority and integrity.
Workman Publishing Company also includes Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, publisher of Water for Elephants, Last Child in the Woods, and other critically acclaimed fiction and nonfiction titles, and the new imprint Algonquin Young Readers; Artisan Books, publisher of high-quality illustrated books including The French Laundry Cookbook, The Kinfolk Table and Design*Sponge; Storey Publishing, a leading publisher of books for country living, covering gardening, cooking, craft, and animal care; and the gardening and horticulture publisher, Timber Press. In addition, Workman distributes illustrated book publisher Black Dog & Leventhal; health and lifestyle publisher The Experiment; and HighBridge Audio, the audio publisher of Life of Pi, and audio recordings from Garrison Keillor and National Public Radio.
Workman’s authors are available for speaking engagements at corporations, meetings, community reads programs, libraries, schools and universities, and other organizations through the Workman Speakers’ Bureau.
Contact information for each company is available here.
Career opportunities at Workman are listed here.