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Publishing isn’t our job – it’s our passion.

At our core, we are storytellers. We use film and literature to capture the essence of life’s stories, large and small. It is through stories that we change the world.

We are passionate about the stories that lie just beneath the surface, all around us. It is our privilege to bring you a wide range of media to make you think hard, feel deeply, and embrace a new perspective.

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Author becomes publisher at Principia Media

Vern Jones’ new book, “The Search for a Meaningful Life,” was also the first step in his new business venture. He created Principia Media last fall, offering authors a new approach to publishing that blends best business practices with what it means to live a meaningful life.

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Evenhouse publishes Less Than a Widow

Long-time Pella resident Kathleen Evenhouse recently held book signings and free drawings at both The Sanctuary and Smokey Row for her first publication, Less Than a Widow. Published by Principia Media in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and illustrated by Joe Hoksbergen, Pella Christian art teacher grades 2-12, Less Than a Widow is the 3000-year-old story of the life of biblical Ruth told in a contemporary voice that makes it clear that women today are still affected by many of the same issues.

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In new memoir, Muskegon woman writes about the life and death of her son (review)

There is no word for someone who has lost a child, Roberta King writes in her new memoir, “He Plays a Harp.” “I want one word that expresses the overwhelming sadness, absent dreams and unfinished stories that parents experience when a child we created, brought into the world and love deeply, still, is gone from our lives forever,” King writes.

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Who We Are

Do you have a story to tell? We are on the lookout for stories with international significance and shocking truth. Principia not only has the expertise to cultivate your project, but also the integrity to do it well. We are a place of intense curiosity and investigative skills. We combine documentary filmmaking and book publishing to tell your story through multiple mediums. And we take a non-Hollywood, personal approach to you and your project.

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He carried out the only unsolved skyjacking in American history.

And that’s not the craziest thing he did.

Explore the investigation