NASHVILLE, TN – Ingram Publisher Services Inc., an Ingram Content Group Company, today announced an agreement with Granta Publications. Granta Publications has selected Ingram to expand the reach of their content to more readers worldwide.
Granta Publications is an independent literary publisher of fiction and nonfiction titles in the U.K. with imprints Granta Books, Portobello Books and Granta Magazine. Beginning January 1, 2012, Ingram Publisher Services will have exclusive distribution rights to a select group of book titles including The Granta Book of the African Short Story, Granta Book of the Irish Short Story, and New Granta Book of Travel. Beginning April 1, 2012, Ingram Publisher Services will distribute all other book titles for which the publisher has US distribution rights. Distribution of Granta Magazine will remain with Grove Atlantic.
"We look forward to building on our current relationship with Ingram," said Brigid MacLeod, Sales and Marketing Director, Granta Publications. "Granta already uses Ingram's CoreSource to manage and distribute our digital assets. By adding physical distribution, we now have access to their representation to the U.S. book trade, which will help our books get into the hands of more readers. We are delighted to be working with Ingram, and look forward to our launch season in the spring of 2012."
"Publishers are looking for integrated print and digital distribution solutions to get the most value out of their content and to meet the needs of a changing consumer marketplace," said Mark Ouimet, Vice President and General Manager, Ingram Publisher Services. "Working with Ingram, Granta will have our full offering available to them to expand their worldwide reach and drive sales in both print and digital. We are pleased to welcome them on board."
About Granta Publications
Granta Publications is one of the most independent-minded and prestigious literary publishers in the UK. The company publishes around 50 new titles a year, both literary fiction and upmarket non-fiction, and provides authors with the intimacy of a small, passionate and creative team while consistently punching above its weight in review coverage, prizes, cultural impact and sales. To learn more about Granta Publications visit www.grantabooks.com www.portobellobooks.com and www.granta.com
Ingram Content Group Inc. provides a broad range of physical and digital services to the book industry. Ingram's operating units are Ingram Book Company, Lightning Source Inc., Ingram Digital, Vital Source Technologies, Inc., Ingram Periodicals Inc., Ingram International Inc., Ingram Library Services Inc., Spring Arbor Distributors Inc., Ingram Publisher Services Inc., Tennessee Book Company LLC, and Coutts Information Services. For more information, visit www.ingramcontent.com