Voyageur PressVoyageur Press
Robert DuBois founded Voyageur Press and began publishing books in 1977, with a strong emphasis on nature and the wilderness, as well as books about Minnesota and the Upper Midwest. The company was sold to Motorbooks International in 2005 and acquired by the Quarto Group in 2007. Today, Voyageur Press publishes books that illuminate, inform, and instruct on self-sufficiency, country life, American food and drink, popular science, regional travel, and music and popular culture.

Contact Info

Voyageur Press
401 Second Avenue North
Suite 310
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Tel: +1 612 344 8100
Fax: +1 612 344 8691

Jeff Serena, Publisher

Diane Naughton, U.S. Marketing (Kids)

Foreign Rights:
If you are interested in publishing our titles in Europe, please contact:
    Karine Marko
    Group Rights Director
If you are interested in publishing our titles anywhere else in the world, please contact:
     Kate Essam
     Senior Manager, Quarto Foreign Rights Operations

Become a Voyageur Press Author
Do you have a book idea that you'd like to share with us? We welcome proposals of all types, but we will strongly favor proposals on subjects within our main publishing areas, as outlined above. See our submission guidelines before submitting a proposal. All proposals, regardless of subject matter, will be reviewed and responded to by a member of our editorial staff.

January 24, 2017
Amelia Earhart and Mabrook! A World of Muslim Weddings, both from Frances Lincoln Children’s Books, and The Hello Atlas from Wide Eyed Editions have been selected as part of the Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2017 in the US. This annual cooperative project of the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) and the Children’s Book Council aims to gather “an annual reading list of exceptional books for use in social studies classrooms, selected by social studies educators.” Read More.
January 19, 2017
Author of Unseen London and London Uncovered published by Frances Lincoln, an imprint of The Quarto Group, Peter Dazeley has been awarded The British Empire Medal in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list for his services to photography and charity. Read More.
July 25, 2016
LONDON, 20 July 2016 – The Quarto Group (LSE: QRT) is pleased to announce the following Leadership appointments, effective from 1 January 2017 and reporting to Marcus E. Leaver, Chief Executive Officer of The Quarto Group. Read More.
March 21, 2016
Seven Quarto Publishing Group authors will be among the judges for the 2016 EDDY Awards. The EDDY Awards are a celebration of excellence in publishing—from food writing to coverage of social issues to exceptional photography and more. The awards celebrate the voice of independent publishers covering local food, season by season. Read More.
March 8, 2016
Three titles published by Quarto Publishing Group USA have been nominated for the IACP 2016 Cookbook Awards. Voyageur Press's Beer Pairing, along with Let's Cook French, and Tasting Wine and Cheese, published by Quarry Books, are the nominees. Read More.
September 16, 2015
Publishers Weekly reports that over the past three years, Quarto Publishing Group, USA has focused on growing its cookbook list. In 2012, it had 35 food and cooking titles, many on what were then considered niche subjects like vegan cooking and low-sodium food. Today, the press has tripled the number of titles on its list to more than 100. And it launched a new initiative, This Is Your Cookbook, to allow consumers to produce and print high-quality hardcover cookbooks with their own or favorite Quarto recipes. Read More.
July 8, 2015
The Quarto Group is delighted to announce the launch of, a new consumer facing site that showcases and promotes The Quarto Group's entire global publishing programme. The site allows consumers to discover more books in subjects they are interested in and presents books in ten subject areas each distinctly branded with a unique icon: Quarto Cooks, Quarto Homes, Quarto Drives, Quarto Kids, Quarto Lives (health & MBS), Quarto Plays (sport & games), Quarto Creates (art, craft & design), Quarto Thinks (culture), Quarto Explores (history, travel, science) and Quarto Gifts. Read More.
April 23, 2014
The Quarto Group was featured in Publishers Weekly London Book Show Daily on April 9, 2014. Here are a few excerpts from the article. Read More.
February 26, 2014
Quarto (LSE: QRT.L), the leading global illustrated book publisher and distribution group, on February 26 announced a rebrand of its publishing divisions, comprising new names and a new visual identity, which better represents how the divisions work together. With shared domestic, international and foreign language sales teams Quarto is one integrated supplier to customers worldwide. The new names and logos make this clear while capitalizing on the company's 38-year-old heritage. Read More.
February 21, 2014
Inspired by the release of three "big name, beautifully done" beer books this January, Quayside Publishing Group, which specializes in illustrated nonfiction, has declared the month of March to be Beer Book Month. Shelf Awareness reported that Quayside has also brewed up a corresponding blog,, which has been featuring excerpts and selections from its beer titles since January. Read More.
January 27, 2014
Edible Brooklyn featured an interview with Ben Keene, author of The Great Northeast Brewery Tour, discussing Keene's new book, beer brewing and other fun facts. Read More.
December 3, 2013
Pulp Fiction, The Complete Story of Quentin Tarantino's Masterpiece, published by Voyageur Press; An Exuberant Catalogue of Dreams, published by Aurum Press, and The New English Garden, published by Frances Lincoln, are on this year's New York Times Holiday Gift Guide. Read More.
November 7, 2013
It's hard to think of James Cameron's The Terminator starring anyone other than Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn, and Arnold Schwarzenegger as the killer cyborg from the future. But what if Sting was the one traveling back to the '80s to prevent the machines from taking over? Or Bruce Springsteen on the run with Rosanna Arquette? Or Mickey Rourke? A comprehensive new book about the hugely successful franchise, Terminator Vault, reveals some interesting casting choices revealed in memos and other documents from the capricious pre-production process... Read More.
June 28, 2013
The Kingman (AZ) Daily Miner recently featured Jim Hinckley, author of several books on the legendary Route 66 for Voyageur Press. Read More.
April 15, 2013
Chef Gerry Hayden of The North Fork Table and Inn in Southold, New York, is one of the Best Chef Nominees for the Northeast Region. Chef Gerry is an outstanding culinary artist and is featured in The Hamptons & Long Island Homegrown Cookbook. Read More.
February 6, 2013
Author Emily Tepe doesn't accept the old notion that food-producing plants should be segregated in their own plot. She advocates combining them freely with ornamentals to add color, texture and visual interest to beds and containers. "I believe a yard can be both beautiful and productive," she writes. Read More.
February 6, 2013
An excerpt from How to Raise Rabbits by Samantha and Daniel Johnson will appear in Grit Magazine's special issue on rabbits, appearing on newsstands in February. Read More.
December 18, 2012
Noah Scalin, author of 365 and Unstuck from Voyageur Press, owns a socially aware graphic design and consulting firm. His goal is to help other designers work from an ethical perspective. Read More.
December 11, 2012
The Daily Beast has selected Miles Davis: The Complete Illustrated History as one of the Best Coffee Table Books of 2012. Read More.
December 10, 2012
Bloomberg News has selected Star Trek: The Complete Unauthorized History as one of its top picks for gift books this holiday season. Read More.
November 14, 2012
Even people without coffee tables enjoy coffee table books as gifts, especially if they're thoughtfully chosen rather than hastily snatched from a store shelf at the last minute. The Associated Press has selected Green Day as one of the best coffee table gift books this year. Read More.
November 14, 2012
The Big Lebowski: An Illustrated, Annotated History of the Greatest Cult Film of All Time, published by Voyageur Press, and All About Bond, distributed by Quayside Distribution Services, are two of the picks in the 2012 Fandango Holiday Gift Guide. Read More.
November 12, 2012
Daniel Durchholz, author of Rock N' Roll Myths: The True Stories Behind the Most Infamous Legends, is setting the record straight about some of rock music's best kept secrets. Read More.
October 31, 2012
When Bob Greenberger came to the first "Star Trek" convention in New York City in 1972, he discovered that the universe of the sci-fi show went far beyond the bridge of the USS Enterprise. Now he's written a book about his favorite sci-fi show. Read More.
October 19, 2012
From overnight sensations and epic affairs to drunken arrests and unsolved murders, there are more legends about the music and movie industries than inquiring minds can count. Two St. Louis-area authors have investigated 113 of them in a pair of new volumes published by Voyageur Press: Rock 'n' Roll Myths and Hollywood Myths. Read More.
October 17, 2012
Rock critic, author, mythbuster Gary Graff is about to enter the Hall of Fame. Not the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame -- quite yet -- but the Allderdice High School Hall of Fame. Read More.
September 19, 2012
CraftFoxes, a social network for people who love crafts, is proud to host Deborah Burger, author of Crochet 101, as an crochet expert for the week of November 5. Read More.
September 10, 2012
The Squam Art Fair Fall Show is Saturday, September 15, and promises to be a big night for crafters and artisans of all kinds. Read More.
August 29, 2012
Reader's Digest has recommended Barnyard Confidential for "a dose of delight in the closing days of summer." Read More.
August 10, 2012
The Huffington Post gave Ghost Towns of California, the latest installment of Voyageur Press's Ghost Towns series, a favorable review August 9. Read More.
August 9, 2012 sat down with author Dave Hunter of Amped: The Illustrated History of the World's Greatest Amplifiers, to discuss his book and his interest in music. Read More.
May 15, 2012
Dead Letters author Paul Grushkin will give a special presentation about the book and the Grateful Dead's fans at the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, OH, Wednesday, June 13th, 7:00 p.m. Read More.
May 11, 2012
Blogger Kelly Rae Roberts says Flora Bowley's new book Brave Intuitive Painting "will give you insight and tools and techniques on how to uncover your own rhythm of unfolding, taking risk, and trusting the painting process." Read More.
May 7, 2012
With demand for goat meat driving a market boom in this country, a few farmers are getting in the goat business and trying the meat for themselves. The Meat Goat Handbook, by Yvonne Zweede-Tucker, aims to help producers get into the business. Read More.
April 17, 2012
Gabriel Campanario, whose work has appeared for years in the Seattle Times under the byline "Seattle Sketcher," and in his Urban Sketcher blog, will share sketching tips at the Seattle Public Library at 1 p.m. April 29. Read More.
April 17, 2012
Have you hit a creative roadblock? In his new book, "Unstuck," Noah Scalin presents 52 inspiring prompts designed for any field and any level of experience. Read More.
March 27, 2012
Rain Gardens, from Voyageur Press, is a "wonderful guide for anyone interested in creating a rain garden," according to the Staten Island Advance. Read More.
March 20, 2012
Through his efforts in the periodical press, complemented by the 12 books he has authored, Dave Hunter has carved a reputation as one of the best when it comes to translating technical information in a way any reader can understand. He talks about his latest book, Amped, in the May issue of Vintage Guitar magazine. Read More.
March 5, 2012
The Hartford Knitting Examiner has recommended Knitting 101 as "perfect for someone new to knitting as well as someone needing a refresher course." Read More.
February 27, 2012
Veronica Lawlor, author of One Drawing a Day, will be participating in a drawing event and workshop at Etsy in New York on March 8. Read More.
February 10, 2012
An easy-to-follow video shows how to cover a cake with fondant using texture mats. Read More.
January 31, 2012
Jason Thompson, author of Playing With Books, was featured in an Associated Press article on crafting using old books. Read More.
January 31, 2012
Dr. Grymm, author of 1,000 Steampunk Creations, was called upon to help sell a unique New York apartment in a recent episode of HGTV's Selling New York. Read More.
January 27, 2012
Paula Moliver, the Hartford Knitting Examiner, says Creative Pilgrimage "is an exploration of artful gatherings and discovery of innovative art techniques, enjoyed by both the teachers and students." Read More.
January 24, 2012
"Inspired by," an exhibit of the art appearing in Art Lab for Kids, along with many of the original pieces that inspired the art, will open March 5 at artstream studio in Rochester, NH. Read More.
January 24, 2012
Style Substance Soul, an online community for women, has recommended Knitting 101 as a great resource for someone who wants to learn to knit. Read More.
January 24, 2012
Mati Rose McDonough, author of Daring Adventures in Paint, will be featured in the Creative Courage course offered by Stephanie Levy of A Studio with a View. Read More.
January 24, 2012
Alena Hennessy, author of Cultivating Your Creative Life, is now at home in the Asheville, NC, River Arts District. Read More.
January 19, 2012
Holistic Horse Magazine says The Illustrated Guide to Holistic Care for Horses "will help those intrigued by but unfamiliar with nontraditional methods of maintaining equine health, preventing and treating equine illness, and alleviating pain." Read More.
January 6, 2012
Noah Scalin, author of Unstuck, offers tips on how to get out of that creative rut in a post on Etsy. Read More.
January 6, 2012
Happy Together blog recommends the "great little projects to whip up fast" that are featured in Palm-Size Softies by Creative Publishing international. Read More.
December 14, 2011
Unstuck author Noah Scalin has been commissioned to design limited edition prints as the official company holiday gift for O+M Co. in New York. Read More.
December 12, 2011
Every Artist has a story. Artistically Speaking Blog Talk Radio shared the story of Sarah Ahearn Bellemare, author of Painted Pages is a painter who's mixed media paintings are layered with found images, fragments of text from old books, and pieces of outdated maps. Join us as we discuss everyting about her creative life and lifestyle...we also look into the pages of her new book: Painted Pages: Fueling Creativity with Sketchbooks and Mixed Media. Read More.
December 12, 2011
Noah Scalin, author of Unstuck and 365, shares tips with the Etsy Blog for overcoming artistic blocks. Read More.
December 12, 2011
Chad Smith, drummer for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, has provided the foreword the The Drum Kit Handbook. The book will hit stores in February. Read More.
November 30, 2011
That Artist Woman Blog was "truly amazed" by Noah Scalin's new book, Unstuck. Read More.
November 30, 2011 says Knitting Socks From Around the World offers "a nice collection of patterns to chose and learn from if you're a big fan of ethnic knitting and knitting history." Read More.
November 30, 2011 says Mittens and Hats for Yarn Lovers is good for knitters who "might be new to knitting mittens or hats but who are also adventurous enough to venture out on their own design-wise." Read More.
November 30, 2011 says 1,000 Fabulous Knit Hats is "brimming with inspiration for designers of hats and other projects." Read More.
November 30, 2011
"If you like knowing about the amazing projects other knitters are up to (often chronicled in my "Knitting in the News" features), you're sure to enjoy Lela Nargi's Astounding Knits: 101 Spectacular Knitting Creations and Daring Feats," says Sarah E. White of Read More.
November 16, 2011
Noah Scalin, author of Unstuck, was the guest at a "meet the author" event at the New York Public Library November 17. Read More.
November 16, 2011 featured Unstuck, a new book by Noah Scalin, on November 15. Read More.
November 14, 2011, the leading independent online social network for people who sew, marks its 10th anniversary on November 19. PatternReview members from around the world meet regularly and the best tips from its members were recently published by Creative Publishing international in the book 1,000 Clever Sewing Shortcuts & Tips. All royalties from the sale of the book go to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Read More.
November 9, 2011
Aaron French, author of The Bay Area Homegrown Cookbook, discusses his paean to local chefs and the farmers who inspire them in an interview with the San Jose Mercury News. Read More.
November 8, 2011
The Hartford Knitting Examiner calls The Granny Square Book a "book about timeless techniques and fresh ideas for crocheting square by square." Read More.
November 8, 2011
An Associated Press feature profiles Jenne Giles, author of Felt Fashion: Couture Projects from Garments to Accessories. Read More.
November 8, 2011
Kee Kee Buckley, who pens the Seeking Shama blog on Huffington Post, calls Route 66: Lost and Found "a remarkable guide to traveling Route 66." Read More.
November 4, 2011
Author of 1,000 Steampunk Creations: Neo-Victorian Fashion, Gear, and Art, Dr. Grymm, was recognized in a CBS New story. Both his book and website were featured in the article. Read More.
November 4, 2011
Stefanie Girard, author of Sweater Surgery and blogger at the Craftside blog, was part of the program during the Burbank READS program, coordinated by the Burbank, California, Public Library. Read More.
October 27, 2011
Ian Nathan, author of Alien Vault, describes his writing process, Sir Ridley Scott's collaboration, his love for the film series, and much more in an interview with Blogcritics. Read More.
October 27, 2011
The Retroist says Alien Vault: The Definitive Story of the Making of the Film is "the definitive source on the making of Alien. It is superbly written and I can say that for any fan of the film they need to add this book to their collection." Read More.
October 27, 2011
Yes! Weekly praises Alien Vault, saying "even the most jaded and knowledgeable Alien aficionado will be amazed by the breadth and depth of research (author Ian) Nathan has done. The book truly is everything you ever wanted to know about Alien but were afraid (for whatever reason!) to ask." Read More.
October 13, 2011
Are you attending New York Comic Con? We'll be there. Read More.
October 11, 2011
Several authors of craft books published by Quayside Publishing Group will be featured on C8C Artistically Speaking Radio with Rebecca Parsons over the next few months. Read More.
September 21, 2011
Carla Sonheim, author of Drawing Lab for Mixed-Media Artists, shares a drawing project using ink, toilet paper and an eye dropper. Read More.
September 21, 2011
Cara's Cravings, a popular food blog not just for vegans and vegetarians, calls The Vegan Slow Cooker a gem that "contains over 100 recipes sure to satisfy all kinds of eaters and cooks." Read More.
September 14, 2011
Author Noah Scalin wrote a preview of his new book Unstuck on the blog Another Limited Rebellion. The book will be released in November. Read More.
September 14, 2011
Lexi Boeger, author of Intertwined, was featured in a story about fiber arts in the Sacramento Bee. Read More.
September 14, 2011
Steve Lagato, a professional food photographer whose credits include Making Artisan Pasta by Aliza Green, shares how to shoot like a pro in the Philadelphia Daily News. Read More.
September 9, 2011
Sarah Ahearn Bellemare, author of Painted Pages, wants readers to know that anyone can be an artist. Read More.
September 9, 2011
Traci Bunkers, author of Print & Stamp Lab and The Art Journal Workshop, has been profiled at Read More.
July 14, 2011
Crafters and artists who are following Noah Scalin's 365 project by making something every day can earn a merit badge by sharing a video of their work. Read More.
July 8, 2011
Charles Haine of The Urban Biking Handbook is going to be interviewed on The Down and Dirty radio show hosted by Frank Fontana from HGTV this Sunday, July 10. Read More.
June 30, 2011
Rockport Publishers has launched, a community for designers to come together to share their opinions, creations, and passions for the field. Read More.
April 20, 2011
Emily Blumenthal's journey to publishing Handbag Designer 101 is chronicled in WWD. Read More.
April 12, 2011
Popular Plates Chef has reprinted the chapter on Rick Bayless and farmer Mick Klug along with the recipe for Rustic Cajeta Apple Tarts with Berry "Salsa" in its Spring 2011 issue. Read More.
March 21, 2011
Janet Hurst, author of Homemade Cheese, will appear on KWMR Community Radio's Pleasures of Taste program at 9:30 a.m. on March 29. Read More.
February 15, 2011
Susan Strawn, author of Knitting America, was featured on NPR's On Point broadcast February 15. Read More.
February 14, 2011
Janet Hurst, author of Homemade Cheese, appeared on Great Day St. Louis on March 15. Read More.
January 26, 2011
Author Emily Blumenthal talks about the fifth annual Independent Handbag Awards. Read More.
November 30, 2010
Lee Klancher's new video "Art of the John Deere Studio Set-up Time Lapse" shows a photographic studio being built at the Keller Collection in Brillion, Wisconsin. The studio was built to photograph John Deere farm tractors from the collection. Visit Lee's site at Read More.
October 25, 2010
Congratulations to Dr. Kenneth Libbrecht, winner of the 2010 Linnert Nilsson Award, the world's most prestigious distinction in scientific and medical photography, presented annually in honor of the legendary Swedish photographer Lennert Nilsson. Read More.
October 8, 2010
Ana Micka, the author of The Fresh Girl's Guide to Canning and Preserving , appeared on Fox 9 in Minneapolis to demonstrate canning applesauce. Read More.
September 13, 2010
Author B.J. Carpenter shows how to make Honey Lemonade in this video from Lakeland Cooks. Recipe from The Minnesota Table: Recipes for Savoring Local Food Throughout the Year, by Shelley Holl and B.J. Carpenter. Read More.
June 10, 2010
Queen: The Ultimate Illustrated History of the Crown Kings of Rock was voted Winner in the Coffee Table Books category. Read More.
February 16, 2010
The Secret Life of a Snowflake Read More.