Press Release: Five New Publishers Sign with Trafalgar Square Publishing
British Library Publishing (http://www.bl.uk/aboutus/publishing/) produces fascinating and beautiful books across a wide range of subjects related to the Library's rich collections, including maps, medieval manuscripts, literary history, graphic design and typography, the history of books and cultural history. They publish accessible and affordable books to enhance their popular exhibition program, as well as classic crime fiction and innovative gift titles that showcase quirky, humorous and unexpected treasures from their collections. They also publish titles that make major contributions to scholarly debate, primarily in the fields of bibliography, book history and manuscript studies, as well as a range of audio CDs based on the Library's collection of recorded sound. TSP will distribute British Library Publishing in the US and Canada beginning January 1, 2016.
Lastly, TSP has added Graffeg Limited (https://www.graffeg.com/), a Welsh publisher of stunning illustrated, non-fiction books, notecards, and calendars. They started publishing books in 2003 when founders designer Peter Gill and photographer Steve Benbow produced a large photographic book about Cardiff. They have since published more than 100 illustrated books about food, arts, culture, heritage and architecture, gardens, landscapes, photography, sports and lifestyle. Their authors include award winning photographers and illustrators with international reputations. On October 1, 2015, they will publish A Dylan Odyssey, a collection of essays discussing Dylan Thomas and the locations which impacted his life including Oxford, London and New York. TSP will begin distribution with Graffeg on July 1, 2015.
Established in 1971, IPG was the first organization specifically created for the purpose of marketing titles from independent presses to the book trade. IPG was acquired by Chicago Review Press, Inc. in 1987. With consistent growth year-over-year, IPG's success has come from supporting and encouraging the growth of its client publishers in the United States and worldwide. IPG has a wide reach in the market through its distribution of publishers with academic, Spanish-language, computer and general trade nonfiction and fiction titles. Clients include publishers from the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Ireland, Israel, Spain and other countries. In 2006, Chicago Review Press, Inc. bought Trafalgar Square Publishing, Inc., the leading US distributor of UK publishers. Trafalgar Square Publishing distributes for clients such as Canongate UK, Hodder & Stoughton, Headline, Orion Publishing, Penguin UK, Penguin Australia and Random House UK.