Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has teamed up with Amazon and forged a new licensing agreement between Amazon Publishing’s East Coast Group and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s new New Harvest imprint.

The press release explains more: “New Harvest will publish all of Amazon Publishing’s New York-based imprint’s adult titles in print and distribute them in North America outside of the Amazon.com platform.”

Authors affected by the new partnership include: Tim Ferriss, Penny Marshall, Deepak Chopra and James Franco. The new imprint’s first list will debut in Fall 2012.

Bruce Nichols, SVP/Publisher, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s adult trade division stated:  ”We have had great success with previous Amazon titles, including ‘The Hangman’s Daughter,’ and we are thrilled to add New Harvest titles to the HMH list.”