Podium Publishing is expanding to “strategically introduce retail print services for their authors” and will distribute those print editions through Two Rivers Distribution. The publisher notes that, “Although Podium’s business model will continue to be anchored in driving audiobook and ebook consumption, this extension will capture unmet demand through traditional print and further serve the needs of authors.”
Hachette UK has become a shareholder of Flame Tree Publishing, an independent publisher of books, gifts, and art calendars, as of October 31. Hachette UK previously became the company’s distributor. Nick Wells, founder and publisher of Flame Tree, said in a release, “Building on our strong sales, print and licensing relationships, we look forward to a period of stability to allow our creative development to flourish even further.” Flame Tree’s managing director, Frances Bodiam said, “We recently switched from Marston to Hachette Distribution, so we know their positive culture is a good fit, and we look forward to working together […]
Red Wheel/Weiser will now distribute Crossed Crow Books, Moon Dust Press, and Womancraft Publishing. They will also acquire Quest Books, the imprint of Theosophical Publishing House in January 2024. “Red Wheel/Weiser has been a trusted distribution partner for many years. In addition to meeting our business needs, their vision and mission have always been in alignment with our own. We are heartened that the invaluable books in the Quest Books catalog will continue to reach new audiences through Red Wheel/Weiser’s thoughtful stewardship,” said Barbara B. Hebert, PhD, former president of the Theosophical Society in America.
Simon & Schuster will sell and distribute She Writes Press and SparkPress, imprints of SparkPoint Studio, starting August 1, 2024.
Ingram Academic and Professional will distribute, sell, and market Walter De Gruyter in the U.S., Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean. De Gruyter will use Ingram’s distribution and printing services, sales force, and digital services beginning in January 2024.
Beginning with their January 2025 titles, Yale University Press and Harvard University Press will be distributed by Norton. Norton will begin handling sales and distribution in fall 2024 to wholesale, retail, library, and specialty accounts, as well as special sales venues. Press Release