Press Release: IPG Signs Thirteen New Independent Publishers for Distribution
Luminis Books, Inc. (www.luminisbooks.com) publishes thought-provoking literary fiction for adults, young adults and middle grade readers, as well as a non-fiction reference series called The Simple Guide. Tracy Richardson, president of Luminis Books, says, "IPG brings a wealth of knowledge and resources in bringing our books to market. We are confident that this collaborative relationship will increase the visibility of our titles and help bring Luminis Books to the next level."
A leading Jewish interest publisher, Urim Publications, (http://urimpublications.com) was established in 1997 by Tzvi (Harry) Mauer, the publisher of Flashlight and Penlight Books, both of which are already distributed by IPG. Urim publishes approximately fifteen books per year on various topics related to Jewish tradition. Urim's critically acclaimed books span a range of topics including Jewish religious thought and modern life, Jewish law, Bible commentary, Passover Haggadahs, modern Jewish biographies, and spirituality. IPG has already begun distributing Urim Publications as of August 1, 2013:
The exclusive publisher of Merl Reagle's Sunday Crosswords, The Puzzleworks has already begun distribution with IPG as of June 30, 2013. Mr. Reagle's crosswords appear every week in 27 of the largest metropolitan newspapers in the country, including the Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, and Philadelphia Inquirer. In addition, his award-winning Sunday crossword is syndicated throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia by the Washington Post Writers' Group.
Caramel Tree Readers (www.carameltree.com) offers a "delicious" paperback series of full-color leveled readers, leveled by MetaMetrics, for children ages 3 to 12. Their storybooks also offer a range of extension materials, including audio readers and workbooks, providing an integrated approach to developing children's reading skills. "We are confident that having IPG as our exclusive worldwide distributor brings new opportunities for Caramel Tree," says Caramel Tree Senior Editor and International Sales Director Faizel Laher, "IPG's specialized sales channels along with a great team and excellent services for new publishers like ourselves are some of the factors that make us excited to be working with IPG."