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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 »

IPG Publisher Spotlight: Omnibus Press ›

It was a good day for the music-lovers in the IPG office when the email went around announcing we would soon begin distributing Omnibus Press, the world’s largest specialist publisher of music-related books. At last season’s sales conference, we were enthralled as they presented titles about the Beatles’ final show on the roof above London’s … Read More »

Publisher Spotlight – Monash University Publishing ›

Monash University Publishing, the publishing arm of the largest university in Australia, is one of the wonderful publishers we had the pleasure of meeting when the academic book distributor International Specialized Book Services (ISBS) joined the IPG family. Here, Director Nathan Hollier tells us about the evolution of their press, how they blend the scholarly … Read More »