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IPG and NewSouth Books are trade distribution partners in Australia effective August 1, 2019

March 12, 2019

CHICAGO, IL— Independent Publishers Group (IPG,, the secondlargest independent book distributor in the United States, is pleased to announce that NewSouth Books will be IPG’s trade distribution partner in Australia effective August 1, 2019.

NewSouth Books, owned by UNSW Press Ltd., and based in Sydney, Australia, is a large, full service sales, marketing and distribution company that represents many leading publishers from the US, Canada, the UK and of course Australia. Their clients include familiar names such as SaltWay Publishing, Birlinn, Sterling Publishing, Gibbs Smith, ECW Press, Sourcebooks and other clients from Ingram Publisher Services and B&T Global Publishing Services.

Director of NewSouth Books Nella Soeterbeck says “We are thrilled to be working with IPG and their excellent range of publishers in the Australian territory. Our publishing division has had a wonderful working relationship with the IPG team in the US for many years – it is fantastic to see our partnership evolve to the next level.”

IPG’s Vice President of Sales Michael Riley says “We are excited by this opportunity to build on our long-term partnership with UNSW Press and NewSouth Books. Increasing sales to international markets is one of IPG’s strategic goals, and working with NewSouth Books in Australia will make a significant contribution to expanding our reach and creating sales growth for client publishers.”

About Independent Publishers Group (IPG) Established in 1971, IPG was the first organization specifically created for the purpose of marketing titles from independent presses to the book trade. With consistent growth year over year, IPG’s success has come from supporting and encouraging the growth of its client publishers in the United States and worldwide. IPG has a wide reach in the market through its distribution of publishers with academic and professional, Spanish-language, and general trade nonfiction and fiction titles. IPG was acquired by Chicago Review Press in 1987, and Chicago Review Press, Inc., the parent company of both IPG and Chicago Review Press, was born.