PGW and Grove Atlantic Extend Existing Distribution Agreement
Berkeley, CA (July 8, 2013) — PGW and Grove Atlantic announced today that they have entered into a multi-year extension of their existing print and digital sales and distribution agreement.
“PGW’s long standing partnership with Grove Atlantic is a testament to the mutual respect and admiration we have for each other,” said David Steinberger, President and CEO of The Perseus Books Group. “We are gratified that Grove has chosen to extend their relationship with PGW and look forward to their continued success.”
In recent years, thought-provoking books published by Grove Atlantic imprints have been mainstays on the New York Times Best Sellers list, most notably, The Golden Egg by Donna Leon (Atlantic Monthly Press), The River Swimmer by Jim Harrison (Grove Press), Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? By Jeanette Winterson (Grove Press), and What It Is Like to Go to War by Karl Marlantes (Atlantic Monthly Press).
“Grove Atlantic's partnership with PGW over the last 19 years has enabled us to flourish as a mid-sized independent publisher,” said Grove Atlantic President and Publisher, Morgan Entrekin. “We are grateful to all the terrific sales and distribution folks who know our books and authors well and whose tireless efforts have helped us publish our books with passion and energy. At a time of change in the industry, I believe this continuity and shared history is more valuable than ever.”
PGW, a member of the Perseus Books Group, is a one-stop solution for world English language sales and marketing for independent publishers. Established in 1976, PGW is headquartered in Berkeley, CA, with national and international sales offices in New York City and a distribution center located in Jackson, TN.
One of the top ten book vendors in the country, PGW represents more than 100 independent publishers, who together are publishing some of the most topical, innovative, literary, and award-winning books available today. PGW has been Keen’s sales and distribution partner since 2007.
About the Perseus Books Group
The Perseus Books Group is an independent company committed to enabling independent book publishers to reach their potential, whether those publishers are Perseus-owned, joint ventures or owned by third parties. Perseus publishing imprints include Avalon Travel, Basic Books, Basic Civitas, Da Capo Press, Da Capo Lifelong Books, PublicAffairs, Running Press, Seal Press, and Westview Press, as well as partnerships with The Newsweek/Daily Beast Company, The Nation Institute, and The Weinstein Company. Through Consortium, Perseus Distribution, Publishers Group West, and Legato Publishers Group, as well as through its Constellation digital service offering which also supports Argo Navis Author Services and Faber Factory Powered by Constellation, the Perseus Books Group is the leading provider of sales, marketing, distribution, and digital services, serving over 400 independent publishers. For more information, visit our websites at www.perseusbooks.com, http://www.constellationdigital.com/.