Quayside Publishing to Distribute Aurum Publishing Group in U.S., Canada
December 17, 2012
Beverly, MA December 7-Quayside Publishing Group, a dynamic
group of imprints providing quality books, today announced that they would
provide American distribution for the Aurum Publishing Group from 2013. As of January
1, 2013, Quayside will take over distribution of Aurum Press and Jacqui Small
publications. The adult titles of
Frances Lincoln will be distributed by Quayside as of April 1, 2013.
Publishing Group was previously distributed by Trafalgar Square Distribution,
part of the Independent Publishers Group (IPG), and Frances Lincoln by
Publishers Group West (PGW). Frances Lincoln Children's Books will continue to
be distributed by PGW.
"Quayside Publishing Group is excited to have the
opportunity to distribute these esteemed publishing programs in the USA and
Canada." said Ken Fund, President and CEO of Quayside Publishing Group, "The
lists complement those of the imprints of Quayside Publishing Group as well as
those of our partners in distribution through Quayside Distribution Services.
Together, we are an even more robust publishing presence in general non-fiction
and enthusiast publishing."
"We are delighted to be joining our sister company, Quayside
Publishing Group, for distribution in the USA and Canada," said David Graham,
Managing Director of Aurum Publishing Group, "and I look forward to working closely
with Ken and his team to better reach the North American market."
For more information about the imprints and the forthcoming
lists, please visit Qbookshop.com under Aurum Publishing Group.
Returns will be handled by IPG for Aurum Publishing Group
until March 30, 2013. Returns for the
adult titles of Frances Lincoln will be handled by PGW until June 30, 2013.
About Quayside Publishing Group
Quayside (pronounced key•side) Publishing Group represents a
dynamic group of imprints dedicated to providing quality print- and E-Books to
its readers. Formed in 2004 upon Rockport Publishers' acquisition of Creative Publishing
international, the Quayside Publishing Group now encompasses Cool Springs Press,
Creative Publishing international, Fair Winds Press, Motorbooks, MVP Books,
Quarry Books, Quayside Distribution Services, Quiver, Race Point Publishing, Rockport Publishers,
Voyageur Press, Zenith Press and Walter Foster Publishing.
About Aurum Publishing Group
The Aurum Publishing Group is comprised of Aurum Press,
Frances Lincoln, Jacqui Small and Union Books.
Founded in 1977, Frances Lincoln has a reputation for
creating illustrated books of the highest quality with special emphasis on
gardening, the outdoors, art, architecture, cookery, design and landscape. They
also publish a beautiful range of licensed stationery product including The
Royal Horticultural Society, The Victoria and Albert Museum, Oxfam, The Royal
Ballet and The Bodleian Libraries.
Founded in 1976, Aurum Press publishes an exceptional range
of high-quality, highly-readable, general nonfiction with a focus on history,
entertainment and sport.
Jacqui Small is an award-winning publisher whose books focus
on interiors, food, drink, craft, flowers, gardening; all created with tremendous care and style.
Union Books is an unapologetically upmarket and
intellectually ambitious imprint which was set up in 2011 by David Graham, journalist Alex Clark and editor Rosalind
Porter, who had worked together at Granta magazine.