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Consortium Announces Three New Publishers for Distribution

November 1, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN (November 1, 2021)—Consortium® Book Sales & Distribution, an Ingram Content Group brand, announces three new publishers for the Spring 2022 season: CLASH Books, Little Island Books, and Saraband Ltd. They will begin sales and distribution with Consortium on January 3.

“These three publishers bring an exciting mix of high quality literary and experimental fiction, nonfiction, children’s literature, and environmental writing to our list,” said Julie Schaper, Vice President, Ingram Publisher Services – Consortium. “We’re delighted to add them to our roster of award-winning publishers.”

CLASH Books is an independent press based in Troy, New York that highlights diverse and unique voices in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and art books spanning multiple genres and topics including literary fiction, horror, hybrid, humor, and music culture. Key forthcoming titles include The Bee & the Fly: The Improbable Correspondence of Louisa May Alcott & Emily Dickinson by Lorainne Tosiello & Jane Cavolina, Life of the Party by Tea Hacic-Vlahovic, and Gag Reflex by Elle Nash.

Little Island Books, founded in 2011 by author Siobhán Parkinson, Ireland's inaugural children's laureate, is an independent Dublin-based press publishing the best innovative writing for young readers, from toddlers to teens. They specialize in high quality fiction and non-fiction that can change young lives, with the mantra that books create waves. Spring titles include Wolfstongue by Sam Thompson and illustrated by Anna Tromop, A Short, Hopeful Guide to Climate Change by Oisín McGann, and Baby Teeth by Meg Grehan.

Saraband Ltd is an award-winning independent publisher of outstanding fiction, absorbing nature writing, pressing environmental issues, and compelling biographies and memoir—books that inspire, inform, and entertain, often by emerging voices from Scotland and northern England. They were originally incorporated in the USA in 1994 and relocated to the United Kingdom in 2000. Their authors have won or been nominated for numerous prestigious awards including the Paul Torday, Rathbones Folio, Wainwright Nature Prize, and the Booker Prize. Select forthcoming titles include Extraction to Extinction by David Howe, In a Veil of Mist by Donald Murray, and the Desmond Elliott Prize-nominated novel, Castles from Cobwebs by J.A. Mensah.

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About Consortium

Consortium®, a brand of Ingram Publisher Services, is home to a community of award-winning publishers that believe in the power of independent voices. Consortium grew out of a small book wholesaling cooperative in 1985 to become a full-service distributor, quickly earning a reputation as an advocate for independent publishers. Consortium now represents more than 130 independent publishers from the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, India, and Africa enabling them to successfully reach the trade, library, and academic markets for their books. Consortium understands the importance of ideas, and its goal as a distributor is to introduce those ideas—some that may otherwise not be discovered—to the widest possible audience. For more information, visit or contact Erin Kottke at

About Ingram Content Group |

The world is reading, and Ingram Content Group (“Ingram”) connects people with content in all forms. Providing comprehensive services for publishers, retailers, libraries, and educators, Ingram makes these services seamless and accessible through technology, innovation, and creativity. With an expansive global network of offices and facilities, Ingram’s services include digital and physical book distribution, print on demand, and other services for the publishing industry. Ingram Content Group is a part of Ingram Industries Inc. and includes Ingram Book Group LLC, Ingram Publisher Services LLC, Lightning Source LLC, Ingram Library Services LLC, Tennessee Book Company LLC, Ingram Content Group UK Ltd. and Ingram Content Group Australia Pty Ltd.

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