AMPress, Diversion Publishing and Inkshares Join Ingram Publisher Services

18-Nov-2014

Nashville, TN – Ingram Publisher Services Inc., an Ingram Content Group company, today announced the addition of publishers AMPress, Diversion Publishing and Inkshares to its growing list of clients.

Diversion Publishing is an innovative New York City-based publisher with a deep list of almost 700 fiction and non-fiction titles including romance, science fiction, mystery, suspense, business, sports, pop culture and history genres. Diversion Publishing's newest title, There Is No Next: NBA Legends on the Legacy of Michael Jordan, chronicles the career and impact of the National Basketball Association (NBA) star from the perspective of some of the NBA’s biggest names. Other popular titles include Mark Cuban's How To Win at the Sport of Business, and Greg Behrendt & Amiira Ruotola's It's Just a F***ing Date. Ingram Publisher Services is handling sales and distribution in the U.S. and Canada for the company.

Inkshares is a tech-savvy publisher that uses crowd-funding to select and fund its titles. The company, backed by ICG Ventures Inc., has used its platform to fund 11 books since January 2014. The first titles from the publisher include The Cat's Pajamas (Nov. 14, 2014), a children's book by Daniel Wallace, also the author of Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions, and Slim and The Beast (Feb. 3, 2015), by debut novelist Samuel L. Barrantes. Ingram Publisher Services is handling sales and distribution in the U.S. and Canada for the company. Inkshares is also taking advantage of comprehensive e-book distribution through Ingram's CoreSource® Plus solution, offered through Lightning Source Inc.

Founded 15 years ago by bestselling mystery writer Archer Mayor, independent publisherAMPress specializes in the mystery genre. Ingram Publisher Services is handling the sales and distribution of titles in the U.S. and Canada for the publisher, beginning with a series of 18 recently resurrected tiles from Mayor's popular Vermont-based, Joe Gunther mystery books that have received positive reviews and have been on several bestseller lists. In addition to the Joe Gunther mystery books, AMPress expects to publish titles from several projects in development with additional authors.

Diversion Publishing, Inkshares and AMPress will also take advantage of print-on-demand services through Lightning Source Inc.

"We are pleased to welcome AMPress, Diversion Publishing and Inkshares to the list of clients that we represent,” said Mark Ouimet, Vice President and General Manager, Ingram Publisher Services. “We look forward to helping each of these innovative publishers grow their businesses and expand the distribution reach of their content across borders to readers around the world."

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Ingram Content Group (“Ingram”) is comprised of several subsidiaries to Nashville-based Ingram Industries Inc. Ingram includes a comprehensive suite of publishing industry services companies that offers numerous solutions, including physical book distribution, print-on-demand and digital services. Committed to the success of its partners, Ingram works closely with publishers, retailers, libraries and schools around the world to provide them with the right products and services to help them succeed in the dynamic and increasingly complex world of content publishing. Ingram's operating units are Ingram Book Group LLC, Lightning Source LLC, VitalSource Technologies LLC, Ingram Periodicals LLC, Ingram International, Ingram Library Services LLC, Spring Arbor Distributors, Ingram Publisher Services LLC, Tennessee Book Company LLC, and ICG Ventures LLC.