Ivy Press

Ivy Press specialises in producing books that take innovative approaches to the subjects that you want to read about. The books are written by experts in their fields and designed to the very highest standards. Ivy Press produces titles that will inspire you, books that will show you how to make things, books that will make your mouth water, books that will inform you, books that will expand your mind, and books that will stimulate you, however much you already know. Its bestselling non-fiction list includes titles on natural history, general reference, popular science, art, craft, design and the internationally acclaimed 30-Second series which has been translated into 30 languages.

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Contact Info

Ivy Press
Ovest House
58 West Street
Brighton, BN1 2RA
UK

Tel: +44 (0) 1273 487 440

Publishing:
David Breuer, Group Publisher
david.breuer@quarto.com

Sales:
Nikki Tilbury, Trade Sales
nikki.tilbury@quarto.com

Publicity:
Graham Robson, Press & Publicity Officer
graham.robson@quarto.com

Foreign Rights:
If you are interested in publishing our titles in Europe, please contact:
Karine Marko, Group Foreign Rights Director
karine.marko@quarto.com
If you are interested in publishing our titles anywhere else in the world, please contact:
Kate Essam, Senior Manager, Quarto Foreign Rights Operations
kate.essam@quarto.com



Become an Ivy Press Author
Ivy Press creates integrated, illustrated non-fiction books for the international market. Its imprints represent a broad spectrum of subject areas, including popular culture; art and design; crafts; general reference; health and parenting; mind, body, spirit; humor and novelty. Authors range from academics and writers who have published dozens of books, to people who are specialists in their particular area but haven’t written a book before. Ivy Press is always on the lookout for fresh talent, and will consider unsolicited book proposals from both published and unpublished authors.

A brief synopsis is better than a large quantity of manuscript. Projects should be original, topical and suitable for an international market. A typical proposal would include the following:

  •   A synopsis (an outline of the themes and features of the book)
  •   A brief author biography (including qualifications for writing the book)
  •   A table of contents (chapter titles and a line of two about each chapter’s contents)
  •   Sample text (an introduction to the book plus a sample chapter, if available.)

If we accept your proposal, Ivy Press will produce sales material (including blads, dummies and advance information sheets) for presentation at the major international book fairs in order to secure the best international market for your book.

Ivy Press also is happy to hear from freelance writers who are interested in working on ideas, presentations and new titles.

Please send a biography, list of published titles, and areas of interest and expertise either by email or post to:
      Ivy Press, Attn: Authors
      Ovest House
      58 West Street
      Brighton, BN1 2RA
      UK
      authors@ivy-group.co.uk