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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:

 
Afropean
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 »

IPG Publisher Spotlight: Legend Press ›

IPG’s Publisher Spotlight returns with another publisher that we are so excited to feature! Tom Chalmers, founder and Managing Director of Legend Press, discusses their history, the benefits of being a small press, adapting to changes in the industry and more.
How did Legend Press get its start?
TC: Back in 2005, I was 25 and working in … Read More »

AWP Conference & Bookfair 2019: A Recap ›

In 2019, the Association for Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) Conference & Bookfair was held in Portland, OR. Exhibitors and attendees alike flocked to Portland this year, with the AWP welcoming nearly 15,000 writers, teachers, students, editors, publishers, and exhibitors.
Poetry was on everyone’s minds this year, with many booths hosting poets and poetry titles, and … Read More »