Fuze Publishing is a boutique press committed to the belief that well-crafted storytelling crosses cultures, political contexts, and international borders, and has the power to educate and change.
In early 2009, Molly Best Tinsley and Karetta Hubbard completed their cross-country collaboration on the spy thriller Satan’s Chamber set in Sudan, Africa. The Great Recession had choked mainstream publishing to a trickle. The prognosis for new books was dire. Determined to carve their own channel to success, Tinsley and Hubbard ventured into another foreign land: that of book production. They learned a quirky new language of ISBN numbers, Bowker bar codes, trim size, flaps, spines, and galleys, and created their independent press, Fuze Publishing.
They began to meet other dedicated authors who felt silenced by the current corporate orientation of the Big Five publishing houses. The Fuze list began to grow. Today it spans a range of genres, from mystery to memoir, and even includes a highly-praised children’s book. Still, all Fuze titles aim to combine literary polish with page-turning appeal. They also share a common mission: to illuminate cultural differences and affirm human connections.