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Publisher Spotlight: Ripple Grove Press ›

Each season, when the in-house and field sales reps sit down for our bi-annual sales conference (a bookish marathon if there ever was one), a highlight is always getting to see what gorgeous illustrations and beautiful stories Ripple Grove Press has in store for us. That’s why, after last week’s sales conference, we decided to … Read More »

Publisher Spotlight: Atelier26 ›

The way that Atelier26 describes their approach to publishing is poetry in itself. They describe their mission as, “We believe that reading is far more than just another form of consumerism, that books are not static objects but living, thriving conveyances of human expression, thought, and emotion. We believe in literature as contemplation, conversation, and … Read More »

Publisher Spotlight: Santa Fe Writers Project ›

In the fall of 2018, Santa Fe Writers Project will celebrate its 20th anniversary. For the past two decades, founder and director Andrew Gifford has curated a list of titles as compelling as they are diverse. Here, he shares his touching story of how SFWP got its start, how he champions his excellent authors, and … Read More »

Wings Press: With ‘Latin@ Rising’ Release, San Antonio Publisher Continues to Soar ›

An independent publisher with an appellation as uplifting as Wings Press just sings ascent. But looking over the catalog of the San Antonio-based house—a list that includes such literary luminaries as Lorna Dee Cervantes, Rosemary Catacolos, and Naomi Shihab Nye—one comes away with the impression that Wings Press was ever invested in spreading its multicultural message on … Read More »

Publisher Spotlight: Inhabit Media ›

Inhabit Media is an Inuit-owned publishing company, with their head office located in Iqaluit, Nunavut. They are the only independent publishing company located in the Canadian Arctic. Their mission is to preserve and promote the stories, knowledge, and talent of Inuit and northern Canada. Here, Inhabit Media co-founder and English Publisher Neil Christopher shares how Inhabit Media emerged out of … Read More »

Publisher Spotlight: Ragnarok Publications ›

Ragnarok Publications is a relatively new yet rapidly growing publisher specializing in fantasy and darker genre fiction. Here, we speak with Joe Martin, Ragnarok’s Publisher, and Jeremy Mohler, Ragnarok’s Creative Director, about their start through the power of crowdfunding, their growth by way of a well-thought-out merger with a prominent creative services company, and maybe a … Read More »

Publisher Spotlight: Pelican Book Group ›

Pelican Book Group received some very exciting news near the end of last year. The publisher of high-quality Christian fiction was given the opportunity to discuss their values in a whole different media—television!
Here, Editor-in-Chief Nicola Martinez discusses her new television program “On Purpose,” how Pelican Book Group came to fruition, and their collective goal of glorifying Christ … Read More »

Publisher Spotlight: PM Press ›

PM Press is an independent publisher that specializes in radical, Marxist and anarchist literature, as well as crime fiction, graphic novels, music CDs, and political documentaries. In other words, PM Press is the coolest.
Here, co-Founder Craig O’Hara walks us through how a history of anarchism and activism has led PM Press to the success they see … Read More »

Why This Is a Great Time for Graphic Novels ›

An Interview with Author/ Illustrator Lucas Turnbloom
Lucas Turnboom, illustrator of Dragon and Captain (Flashlight Press) and author/illustrator of the soon-to-be feature film Dream Jumper (Scholastic) shares with us his journey from a post-grad graphic designer to the author/illustrator behind Paramount’s latest project.
IPG:  What is your history with the world of illustration and graphic novels? How did you get yourRead More »

IPG Publisher Spotlight: Orenda Books ›

The word “orenda” is a Canadian First Nations word that means: ‘The mystical power that drives human accomplishment’. UK publisher Orenda Books has certainly lived up to its namesake in its short few years of existence. Here, Karen Sullivan, Orenda Books’ powerhouse of a sole employee, takes us through the difference between the US and UK market, … Read More »