Get Lifted Books

We felt an immediate kinship with the Zando team, who are as committed as we are to building platforms for diverse voices that deserve to be heard. We’re so excited to get the chance to play a role in amplifying new authors’ voices and connecting readers to their work.

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For fans of Queenie and Such a Fun Age comes a deliciously gritty and strikingly bold debut novel about discovering love where it has always been. 


Get Lifted Books builds upon Get Lifted Film Co.’s mission of spotlighting stories from dynamic creatives and is led by its three partners,  EGOT recipient and award-winning producer John Legend, Emmy® and Tony® Award-winning producer Mike Jackson, and Emmy® Award-winner and CEO of the management, media and social impact company Friends At Work, Ty Stiklorius.  The imprint will publish brilliant authors, who have the ability to transform the conversation, in both adult fiction and nonfiction as well as titles for young readers.

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"Bold and beautiful. Rosewater is the perfect inaugural title for Get Lifted Books!"

―John Legend, Mike Jackson, and Ty Stiklorius, Founders of Get Lifted Books