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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 »

ISA 2019: A Recap ›

Celebrating 60 years of connecting scholars and practitioners in the field of international studies, the International Studies Association (ISA) held this years annual convention in Toronto, ON, Canada. Each year, ISA offers participants the opportunity to take part in skills-building, networking and collaborative programs with over 1,500 panels, special programming, and events involving over 6,000 people.
In attendance … Read More »

IPG Staff’s Top Picks – Spring 2019 ›

IPG’s Spring 2019 catalog brings another wonderful collection of titles that we can’t stop talking about. Here, our staff have selected a few favorites they recommend checking out!
All of our Spring 2019 catalogs can be viewed here.
 
If the Ice Had Held
By Wendy J. Fox (Santa Fe Writer’s Project)
“Santa Fe Writer’s Projects’ If the Ice Had … Read More »

TLA Annual Conference 2019: A Recap ›

Cynthia Murphy, Library & Education Sales Manager at IPG, discusses the highlights of this year’s TLA conference—
Although a freak Chicago snowstorm made travel to Austin challenging, the 2019 Texas Library Association (TLA) Annual Conference proved to be well worth the hassle. As did the TexMex cuisine, the Austin vibe, the . . . .
The TLA Conference … Read More »

London Book Fair 2019: A Recap ›

Held annually, The London Book Fair sees more than 25,000 publishing professionals arrive in London to learn, network, and kick off their year of business. This year, LBF celebrated its 48-year anniversary and IPG was there for all the excitement. 
Sharing their takeaways from LBF are Brooke O’Donnell, Managing Director of Trafalgar Square Publishing, a division of Independent Publishers Group, … Read More »

ABA Winter Institute 2019: A Recap ›

What was your primary objective for attending Winter Institute, and what were you most excited for?
Lauren Klouda, Director of Marketing: We attend Winter Institute to connect with the key decision makers, owners, book buyers, and booksellers across the North American independent book market, to listen to the successes and issues they’re discussing, and to showcase our … Read More »

A Little Book Biz Cynicism, Now that the Holidays Are Behind Us ›

by Clark Matthews, Chief Technology Officer
I received the Little House series, by Laura Ingalls Wilder, this year for Christmas. It was a gift that I had specifically asked for, because I needed it. Needed it as I also sometimes need socks and underwear. Needed it as I also need, from time to time, a visit … Read More »

Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: A Recap ›

The Frankfurter Buchmesse (Frankfurt Book Fair) takes place in Frankfurt, Germany every fall and, as we’ve mentioned here on the IPG Blog many times, it is certainly high on the list of book fairs we look forward to the most. Frankfurt is the largest book fair in the world, with over 7,000 exhibitors and nearly … Read More »

Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association (MPIBA) Fall Discovery Show: A Recap ›

Our Director of Marketing, Lauren Klouda, is back from two whirlwind days in the Mile-High City for the MPIBA Fall Discovery Show. Here, she shares with us the titles booksellers were most excited to see, her experience mingling with fellow book-lovers at the Shelf Awareness evening reception, and her two favorite bookstores in the Denver … Read More »