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Publicity Spotlight: Apocalypse Any Day Now ›

The end is near. A slogan once reserved for the cardboard signs of street corner seers has developed into an everyday facet of mainstream life. Not since the dawn of time has the end of time enjoyed such a ubiquitous presence in human society. The apocalypse is no longer the sole property of religious zealots. … Read More »

IPG Attends ABA Winter Institute: Takeaways & More! ›

2020 marks the 15th anniversary of the annually held ABA Winter Institute! Held this year in Baltimore, our very own Lauren Klouda, Director of Marketing, was in attendance. Here, she wonderfully details her takeaways from the show. As an added bonus, she even gives a mini guide to Baltimore, and a little bit of D.C. … Read More »

Fall 2019 IPG Staff Picks ›

We have had such a wonderful collection of titles released (and still to come!) this season that it’s nearly impossible to pick just one favorite! Here are the IPG titles that our very own have been loving or can’t wait to read this Fall:

Notes from Black Europe
By Johny Pitts (Penguin Random House UK)
ISBN 9781936669776
“I’m really … Read More »

NEIBA Fall Conference: Trade Show Takeaways ›

With a busy fall season in full swing, John D’Esposito, Inside Sales Representative at IPG, headed to the New England Independent Booksellers Association’s (NEIBA) Fall Conference in Providence, Rhode Island October 2-4. Below, John reports back with the biggest takeaways.

What was your primary objective for attending and what were you most excited for?
John: My primary … Read More »

IPG Attends MPIBA FallCon19 ›

We had a three objectives for Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association (MPIBA) #FallCon2019 this year: introduce booksellers to several local authors from the West, continue to promote our Top Shelf program and other new books this season, and to meet/reconnect with new and established MPIBA bookstores from Colorado, Texas, Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, Kansas, … Read More »

IPG Attends Digital Book World 2019 ›

Digital Book World (DBW) had another successful year this September 10-12 in Nashville, TN.
With over 60 conference sessions and workshops, mainstage presentations and chats with publishing technology experts and more, DBW is the publishing industry’s most influential digital conference.
Rachel Townsend, Marketing Associate at IPG, had the opportunity to attend DBW for the first time this … Read More »

Get to Know: Oceanview Publishing ›

New to the IPG family this Fall, Oceanview Publishing is one of the preeminent and fastest-growing publishers of original mystery, thriller and suspense titles in the United States. Sharing about their history and work is Lee Randall, Publishing Manager at Oceanview!

How did Oceanview Publishing start out?
Bob and Pat Gussin had recently completed careers in medicine … Read More »

IPG Attends the 2019 Beijing International Book Fair ›

At what many are calling the the biggest and best yet, this year’s Beijing International Book Fair hosted more than 2,600 exhibitors and 320,000 visitors. IPG’s very own Joe Matthews, CEO, and Scott Hatfill, Director of International Sales, were able to attend and experience the excitement firsthand. Scott shares below an inside look into his time in Beijing.
Scott … Read More »

IPG attends ABA Ci7 ›

Character costume contests, The Wiggles, Henry Winkler and more at this year’s ABA Children’s Institute! Held in Pittsburgh, children’s booksellers, authors, illustrators and publishers from all over gathered for three days of children’s bookselling education and activities. In attendance for her first time and now sharing her perspectives is Lauren Klouda, Director of Marketing at IPG.
What … Read More »

American Library Association Annual Conference & Exhibition 2019: A Recap ›

The American Library Association welcomed librarians, authors, publishers, business professionals, educators and students to this year’s annual conference held in Washington, D.C. Among the attendees was Emily Parenti, Content Marketing Coordinator here at IPG. Below, Emily shares her thoughts on what continues to make ALA such a success.

What was your primary objective for attending and what … Read More »