Founded in 2007 by Raymond Garcia, Celebra is a premier celebrity imprint publishing adult nonfiction and children’s fiction titles by mainstream Hispanic authors in both English and Spanish. Celebra’s mission is to fully maximize the potential of every book worldwide. The publisher has the distinctive approach of leveraging the multifaceted global platforms of its authors to reach a mass audience, while also publishing books that resonate with the largest minority in the U.S.
Home to a variety of international and New York Times bestsellers, Celebra is proud to publish many acclaimed authors, including Ricky Martin, Gloria and Emilio Estefan, Shakira, Pele, Juanes, Mario Lopez, Thalia, Tommy Mottola, George Lopez, Rita Moreno, Victor Cruz, Perez Hilton, Isabel and Ruben Toledo, La La Anthony, Adamari Lopez, and Soledad O’Brien, among many others.
Prior to starting Celebra, Raymond Garcia was the Associate Publisher of Rayo at HarperCollins, which published bestselling authors, including Isabel Allende, Paulo Coelho, Jorge Ramos, Maria Elena Salinas, and Nina Garcia. Prior to HarperCollins, Garcia was the Founder and President of REG | strategic innovations, a fully integrated branding and design firm based out of New Jersey and Florida.
Mario Lopez’s first memoir, Just Between Us, went on sale from Celebra this week to a major media blitz. As Mario turns forty, he reflects about his time as a child actor to his role as A.C. Slater on Saved by the Bell, to his current gig hosting EXTRA and his happy-ever-after marriage to his wife Courtney Mazza […]
Celebra announced on Tuesday that it will release the first book from international superstar Jennifer Lopez on October 28. A hardcover edition of the book, entitled True Love, will be published simultaneously in English and Spanish. This news was jointly revealed by the websites for People and People en Espanol, and quickly picked up by media outlets around the world, including USA […]
A huge crowd turned out for Celebra’s launch event for Why Soccer Matters by international soccer superstar Pelé, who drew hundreds of fans to his April 1 appearance at the Fifth Avenue Barnes & Noble location in Manhattan. Pelé will be a guest on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart tonight and has already been featured in Vanity Fair’s Proust […]