PGW Welcomes Canongate Back in North America


BERKELEY, CALF. – Publishers Group West, an Ingram brand, announces the addition of Canongate Books for distribution in US and Canada

Canongate Books has signed a new distribution deal with Publishers Group West to launch in the North American market starting with the Fall season.

“Canongate Books is an acclaimed UK publisher with a strong title list and reputation. Their publishing program remains as inspired as ever and I know our sales team is thrilled to have the opportunity to read and sell this wonderful list again,” said Kevin Votel, VP Business Development, PGW. “I have no doubt that we’re going to help them secure their presence in North America while having some fun in the process.”

Canongate is launching their Fall list with a dozen new titles that include Darke, Rick Gekoski’s highly acclaimed debut novel; The Art of Losing Control, a sublime exploration of the history of the ecstatic by Jules Evans; Olivia Laing’s prize-winning To the River, musician and creativity guru Jamie Catto’s Insanely Gifted and Undying and Michel Faber’s heartbreaking first volume of poetry.

“To be reunited with PGW, with whom we had a long and happy relationship through our partnership with Grove Atlantic, is a huge thrill. The fact that they are now part of Ingram makes them an even more formidable sales and distribution partner, and we feel bullish about what we can achieve together with our eclectic and exciting list in North America. It feels like a perfect match in all respects,” said Jamie Byng, C.E.O., Canongate Books.

Canongate will be available through PGW as of June 1, 2017.


About Publishers Group West (PGW)

PGW, an Ingram Publisher Services brand, is a leading book sales and distribution company in the United States, representing over 100 independent client publishers. Learn more at

About Canongate

Canongate is an independent UK publisher based in Edinburgh with offices in London. They have published a diverse range of prizewinning and bestselling authors including David Byrne, Rebecca Solnit, Barack Obama, Ben Fountain, Miranda July, JJ Abrams, Olivia Laing, Nick Cave, Amy Liptrot, Michel Faber, Annie Dillard, Shaun Usher, Ayobami Adebayo, Matt Haig, Kate Grenville, Daniel Pink, Scarlett Thomas, David Eagleman, Gil Scott-Heron, Niccolo Ammaniti, Simon Garfield and Ruth Ozeki.

For further information please contact:

US: Emily Cook,

UK: Jenny Fry, Communications Director

About Ingram

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 offer numerous solutions, including physical book and ebook distribution, print-on-demand and digital services. Committed to the success of its partners, Ingram works closely with publishers, retailers, librarians 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 International LLC, Ingram Library Services LLC, Spring Arbor Distributors LLC, Ingram Publisher Services LLC, Tennessee Book Company LLC, and ICG Ventures LLC. Learn more about Ingram Content Group