About Us

An Award-Winning, Independent Book Publisher


Turner Publishing Company is an award-winning, independent publisher of books. The company is in the top 101 independent publishing companies in the U.S. as compiled by Bookmarket.com and has been named five times to Publishers Weekly's Fastest Growing Publishers List. Todd Bottorff, President and Publisher, was featured on the cover of Publisher’s Weekly in March 2009 after being named to their fastest growing publisher list. Click on the Publisher's Weekly cover to see the full article.

Headquartered in Nashville, TN & operating since 1984, Turner currently publishes 5,000 titles. Turner has a broad array of titles in fiction & non-fiction, including business, young adult, history, romance, mystery, cookbooks, health & wellness, animals, design, and more. Turner continues to expand their titles by acquiring innovative content from existing and debut authors worldwide. Turner books are currently being sold in over 55 countries & continuing to grow.

What we Publish

Turner publishes books in a wide range of categories and formats—fiction and non-fiction.

Turner Publishing Company has the following imprints:

  • Turner: our flagship imprint
  • Keylight Books: Fiction titles that are adaptable for film, TV, and streaming
  • Wiley: Turner publishes under the Wiley name, with permission, for over 1,000 acquired titles
  • Hunter House: Health, Wellness & Sexuality Titles
  • Ancestry: Genealogy (acquired assets of the book division of Ancestry.com)
  • Fieldstone Alliance: Business Books for Non-profits (acquired assets of Fieldstone Alliance)
  • Basic Health Publications: Titles on Health and Wellness
  • Iroquois Press: Fiction and Literature imprint
  • Ramsey & Todd: for children's books
  • Specific Titles formerly published by Cumberland House Press*

[*In February 2009 Turner Publishing acquired the remaining inventory and the right to publish 431 titles formerly of Cumberland House Press. For more information contact Sales at Turner at 615-255-2665.]

Our Capabilities

Turner Publishing is a fully integrated publishing company. Our capabilities include title acquisition and development, editorial, design, promotion, sales, warehousing, and distribution. Our reach is from coast to coast with some international distribution.

How to Purchase our Books

Our books are available to the public wherever books are sold, including: Barnes & Noble, Amazon, mass market retailers, specialty retailers, gift stores and fine independent bookstores nationwide. Turner ebooks are available through the Apple ibookstore, Amazon Kindle, and the Barnes & Noble nook.

You may also conduct business through our web site or by calling (615) 255-2665.