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Four IBPA Members Sign Distribution Deals with Independent Publishers Group (IPG)

Wednesday, August 14, 2019   (0 Comments)
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IBPA congratulates current members Buffalo Heritage Press, Disruption Books, Interlude Press, and Oceanview Publishing on securing distribution deals with Independent Publishers Group (IPG).

(Manhattan Beach, CA - August 14, 2019) -- IPG (, the oldest and second-largest book distributor in the United States, announced today it has chosen to partner with four members of the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) across two of its distribution programs. These impressive independent publishers cover everything from nonfiction on thought leadership to original mystery, thriller and suspense to LGBTQ general and romantic fiction.

Disruption Books (, founded in 2014 and focused on innovative nonfiction on thought leadership, and Interlude Press (, an award-winning boutique publisher of LGBTQ general and romantic fiction, also joined the IPG Trade program with distribution that began in January.

Starting September 1, 2019, Midpoint Trade, which was acquired by IPG in Fall 2018, adds Oceanview Publishing (, one of the preeminent and fastest-growing publishers of original mystery, thriller and suspense titles in the United States. In addition, the Buffalo, New York-based regional publisher Buffalo Heritage Press ( also join the Midpoint Trade list in September.

About Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA)

Founded in 1983 to support independent publishers nationwide, the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) leads and serves the independent publishing community through advocacy, education, and tools for success. With over 3,100 members, IBPA is the largest publishing association in the US. Its vision is a world where every independent publisher has the access, knowledge, and tools needed to professionally engage in all aspects of an inclusive publishing industry.

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’s wide reach into the book market includes 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.

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