Sophie Publishing House

books and publishing services


about us

 

Inspiration for Sophie Publishing House, Inc. came subsequent to Owner r Karina Schmitt, meeting Danish WW2 veteran, Ole Bjørnsen (1919-2018), in December, 2017. They decided to write and publish Ole Bjørnsen's memoirs  from when the Germans attacked Denmark in 1940 and occupied the country until 1945 - stories he used to tell his family and friends throughout his life. 


At Sophie Publishing House, Inc., our mission is to shed light on people's amazing lives and historical events through autobiographies, memoirs, biographies, history books, and current events. 


Sophie Publishing House, Inc. is a family oriented business owned by Karina Schmitt. Because Karina Schmitt's three children are Danish Americans, we will strive to give special attention to writers with Danish or American backgrounds. Family values, identity, and patriotism will also play a role in literature released from Sophie Publishing House. Stories related to Denmark or the United States, nonfiction as well as fiction, such as historic fiction, have our interest. 


We will publish in English and Danish and offer proofreading, editing, and marketing services. Read more about our services in Services for Authors below. 


If you have a story you  want to share and have a writer in you, send your request for manuscript review to sophieph.info@gmail.com. Write a 1-2 page synopsis about your book project and send max 30 pages of your book manuscript in PDF or Word.


Thank you for supporting Sophie Publishing House and patriotic Americans and Danes. 

Who is Karina Schmitt?

A native Dane, Karina Schmitt grew up in Denmark. In 1995 to 1997, she lived in Naples, Italy where she worked at the U.S. Naval Base.


In 1999, she moved to the United States and has lived in Georgia, Pennsylvania, and now Florida. 


Karina Schmitt has a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Spanish American studies with a minor in English from the University of Southern Denmark. While pursuing her M.A. degree, she worked in sales and marketing for a Danish publisher. Prior to that, she worked for seven years in banking and mortgage banking. Furthermore, she is a public speaker, book review blogger, substitute teacher, and mother of three young Danish American children.


In 2015, she published her bachelor thesis, Analysis of "Blood In Blood Out": Personal Identity Construction in Gangs


In 2017, she wrote and published My Chicano Story authored by actor, Damian Chapa who had his debut in 1993 in Blood In Blood Out, instructed by Taylor Hackford and written by poet Jimmy Santiago Baca. Among the actors in this movie were Jesse Borrego, Benjamin Bratt, Billy Bob Thornton, Victor Rivers, Enrique Castillo, and Delroy Lindo. 


In 2017, she  proofread Greg Alvarez's all Americana memoirs City Boy, a fun piece of history about growing up in America in the 1960's and 70's. 

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Become a Sophie Publishing Writer

Be part of a community and organization that loves literature. At Sophie Publishing House, we help tailor a marketing plan for your book. 

Services Offered to Our Writers

  • Proofreading and editing.
  • Copyright.
  • Cover design.
  • Marketing materials such as flyers and posters for book signing events.
  • Setting up your book's website. 
  • Business cards that matches your book design. 
  • Press releases.
  • Assistance with getting book reviews.


We offer different plans customize to your needs. 

Contact Us Today

Send us  an email and start the process of publishing your work.