Bookwrights Press publishes books by authors on Gaudiya Vaishnava/Bhakti Yoga topics. Before starting Bookwrights Press, the publisher, Mayapriya devi dasi (ACBSP), served as managing editor for a scholarly publisher in NC, and as a freelance book designer. She owns a book design and production firm, Bookwrights Design, which has designed many award-winning books. She has served on the steering committee for the Virginia Festival of the Book, and chair of Publishing Day at the festival. For many years she was a moderator for the largest listserve of independent publishers in America, where she advised beginning publishers on an assortment of publishing challenges. She appeared on CSPAN’s Book TV, and has spoken at conferences and moderated panels on book design and production.
Mayapriya has helped with design and with production for the books published by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami’s Bhaktivedanta Archives, the African BBT, European BBT, and with all of the books of HH Giriraja Swami and HH Mukunda das Goswami, as well as many by HH Indradyumna Swami, HH Hridayananda das Goswami, and books by godsisters Visakha devi dasi, Annapurna devi dasi, Sitala devi dasi and Kosa Rupa devi dasi.
Mayapriya and her husband, Amit Acara dasa, co-direct The Bhaktivedanta Center, Inc., a 501c3 corporation, and teaches the Bhakti science through a Bhakti Yoga Club at the University of Virginia, and community outreach.
Bookwrights Press primarily publishes books by disciples of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami that advance the cause of his mission to bring Chaitanya Vaishnavism to the whole world. Profits from A Bond of Love are given to the Vaishnavi Ministry. A large portion of any profits from book sales go to the authors or to Vaishnava charities.
Please also view Bhaktivedanta Center website, and our design studio’s website. Thank you for your interest.
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