Press Release: IPG Signs Thirteen New Independent Publishers for Distribution
CHICAGO, October 23, 2013-Independent Publishers Group (IPG, www.ipgbook.com), the second-largest independent book distributor in the United States, is thrilled to announce it has partnered with a wide variety of new independent publishers for both print and electronic distribution.
Beginning January 1, 2014, IPG's general trade book clientele will include thirteen new independent publishers of adult and children's trade books-Madison Press Books, Inhabit Media, Vinologue, NNK Press, Smart Guide Publications, Luminis Books, Urim Publications, The Puzzleworks, Caramel Tree Readers, Castle Rock Research, Dream Big Toy CompanyTM, Jolly Fish Press and Monsieur Notebook.
A publisher of high-quality illustrated reference and lifestyle books, Madison Press Books (www.madisonpressbooks.com) include cookbooks, US history and culinary titles, as well as books for young readers (9-13) about US history, exploration and discovery.
The first independent publishing company in Nunavut, Inhabit Media (www.inhabitmedia.com) is an Inuit-owned publishing company that aims to promote and preserve the stories, knowledge, and talent of the Arctic. They publish titles for adults and children, including beautifully illustrated picture books.
Founded in 2007 by travelers who wanted more than just beaches and buildings in their guidebooks, Vinologue (www.vinologue.net) publishes handsome travel guides designed for those looking to discover the best wines and enotourism destinations around the world. By actively seeking out and discovering "Big Wines from Small Regions", this series takes readers deep in to grapes, gastronomy, and the cultural traditions of unique winemaking destinations.
NNK or Never Not Knitting Press (www.nevernotknitting.com) was founded in 2012 by knitwear designer, Alana Dakos and publishes unique, high quality knitting books and patterns. Knitters of all levels will appreciate these accessible and assorted titles, including Coastal Knits and Botanical Knits.
Dedicated to making smart people smarter in a hip, trendy, informative way, Smart Guide Publications (www.smartguidepublications.com) is a series geared towards educating the reader from beginning to end on topics ranging from astronomy to zoology. The series delivers a wealth of information in a practical, easy-to-read format, and boasts a colorful uniform cover that is easily identifiable on any bookshelf.