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IPG's Trafalgar Square Publishing signs distribution agreements with four new publishers

March 12, 2019

CHICAGO, IL— Independent Publishers Group (IPG), the second-largest independent book distributor in the United States, is pleased to announce that Trafalgar Square Publishing will begin distributing titles for four publishers: Pan Macmillan Australia, Koenemann, Ice House Books, and Muswell Press.

Pan Macmillan Australia is one of the biggest and best-known international publishing houses. It is characterized by fiction and nonfiction, science, academic, professional and educational publishing of the highest quality. The distribution agreement starts July 1, 2019.

Koenemann is a German publisher of illustrated books on art, architecture, photography, and design. Their art books are compiled with images from the highest quality archives and are edited by experts in their fields. Their spectacular photography titles include volumes on nature, travel, racing and horses. Architecture titles provide inspiration for the expert and the layperson seeking new ideas. The distribution agreement starts April 1, 2019.

Ice House Books is the new publishing imprint of Half Moon Bay, an award-winning wholesaler of licensed and themed giftware, whose content is themed around lifestyle trends, humor and heartwarming nostalgia. The distribution agreement starts July 1, 2019.

Muswell Press is a small UK indie publisher run by sisters Kate and Sarah. Muswell publishes fiction with strong voices, appealing memoirs and interesting narrative nonfiction. With over 50 years of publishing experience between them, including at Bloomsbury, Faber, Walker Books and HarperCollins, they bring a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm to the list. The distribution agreement starts July 1, 2019.

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.