Mission

Our mission is to inform and inspire new generation of global citizens to create a healthy, compassionate, and resilient world for animals and humans alike.

We are driven by and committed to equity, diversity, nonviolence, and an expanded community of subjects. We publish books, develop content, and promote ideas supportive of veganism, animal rights, humane education, recovery, therapy, and spirituality.

We publish books for all wanting to live with greater depth and commitment to the preservation of the natural world.

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History

LPM aims to educate, provide resources for, and amplify a new generation of citizens committed to finding solutions and collaboration. Our goal is to expand the definition of “humane” to one that nurtures, honors, and protects the web of life upon which all species, including our own, depend.

LPM was founded in 2020 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit to follow and expand on the legacy of Lantern Books—a publishing company started in 1999 on the principles of living with a greater depth and commitment to the preservation of the natural world. Like its predecessor, Lantern Publishing & Media produces books on animal advocacy, veganism, religion, social justice, and psychology and family therapy. Lantern is dedicated to printing in the United States on recycled paper and saving resources in our day-to-day operations. Our titles are also available as ebooks and audiobooks.

Board

MARTIN ROWE

PRESIDENT & PUBLISHER

Martin Rowe is President and Publisher at Lantern Publishing & Media. He is the co-vice president of the board of the Culture & Animals Foundation and a senior fellow of Brighter Green. He is the author of The Elephants in the Room, The Polar Bear in the Zoo, Nicaea, and (with Evander Lomke), Right Off the Bat: Baseball, Cricket, Literature, and Life. He is the editor of The Way of Compassion and Running, Eating, Thinking: A Vegan Anthology.

BRIAN NORMOYLE

VICE PRESIDENT & TREASURER

Brian Normoyle is the Vice-President & Treasurer of Lantern Publishing & Media. Brian is responsible for editorial and project management, finances, sales, and organizational outreach. Brian has over twenty years of experience in the publishing industry with Oxford University Press, SAGE Publications, Condé Nast, and Pearson Education/Prentice Hall. He is also the co-founder and president of the board of IFAH and the co-producer of HVVF focussing on animal advocacy, education, and veganism.

Kirsti Gholson

Secretary

Kristi Gholson is the Secretary of Lantern Publishing & Media. A long-time animal advocate and social justice activist, Kirsti is a singer-songwriter and musician. She is the director of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) policy at Unovis Partners.

Associates

EMILY LAVIERI-SCULL

PUBLISHING ASSOCIATE

Emily Lavieri-Scull is Publishing Associate at Lantern Books, where she handles book production and social media, and is also office manager. She graduated from Vassar College in 2015 with a BA in Psychology. She is the website coordinator and director for the Culture & Animals Foundation and the program coordinator at Brighter Green.

EVANDER LOMKE

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Evander Lomke is the Executive Director of the American Mental Health Foundation, which celebrates over 90 years of excellence devoted to mental health research. He is the author (with Martin) of Right Off the Bat: Baseball, Cricket, Literature, and Life. He blogs regularly at rightoffthebatbook.com.

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Thank you for your kind generosity. LPM is a 501(c)(3) organization and your donation is tax deductible to the full extent of the law. Please know that we are grateful for supporting our mission.

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