Join us for a monthly book club featuring titles from small press distribution. Jun 25, 2018 if a small press doesnt have a distributor that sells its books into accounts, then theyre likely focused on pushing sales through amazon, and they may forgo a print run and rely on printondemand distribution. If an instructor decides not to select a particular text for their course, they can return it using our prepaid mailing label. Join us in march for our monthly book club featuring titles from small press distribution. Desk copy, text exam copy, and information for instructors. It is the first of seven in a series of childrens books by artists whose work expands the possibilities of our present world. One complimentary desk copy of any book adopted for course use if 10 or more. To serve you in the best way possible, we ask that you. Examination copies are limited to one copy per title, per professor.
Ordering information university press carnegie mellon. Copper canyon press is a nonprofit, independent poetry publisher based in port townsend, wa. Navpress exists as the publishing arm of the navigators, whose motto is to know christ and to make him known. Small press united is a book distribution service created to meet the needs of small and startup publishers. For more information on ordering, please contact the ucp distribution center. Cancelledfolkland book club featuring books from small. Micropresses often are run as a hobby or parttime job because of their low profits. Jake levine black ocean exists in a world where even consonants need companions, and most of what kyung ju sees is lost and lonely. To obtain a desk copy of a book you are using for a class, you may either email. Publishing services for professionals ingram content group.
Please direct exam copy requests to the sales department, ave maria press, p. Textbook and course book policy uw press books home page. To request an exam copy, please complete the following form. Our books make timely interventions in contemporary struggles. With ingram publisher services as your partner, you can focus on publishing the books you love and leave it to us to get them in the hands of readers worldwide. We will be glad to provide you with an electronic examination copy free of charge. In addition to free desk copies, augury books can also provide the following. Desk copies desk copies are complimentary books sent to professors who have already adopted the book for a course. Willow springs books is a literary press housed in eastern washington universitys inland northwest center for writers in spokane, washington.
Our books represent the point of view of the author and are beautiful objects of lasting value. Since 1972, copper canyon has published extraordinary poetry from around the world to engage the imaginations and intellects of readers. Just contact us with the name of the school, the course name and number, and the title of the book. More than 500 publishers are now selling directly through thanks to the support of an organization called small press distribution spd, which is dedicated to promoting independent literary publishers. Box 428, notre dame, in 46556, or email and include exam copy request in the subject line. Desk copies are complimentary books sent to professors who have already adopted the book for a course. Basics list of influential authors includes stephon alexander, isaac asimov, edward baptist, zbigniew brzezinski, iris chang, richard feynman, and more.
Just look for the request exam copy link on any product page in our catalog. Small press distribution 41 7th st berkeley, ca general. Most publishers now require instructors to create an account through their websites or to make inquiries. Seal press is an imprint of hachette book group, publishing feminist books that inspire and challenge readers, that build bridges in divisive times, and help us see the world in a new light. If you are a professor and would like to purchase an exam copy, click here. Doing so will let us forward these products to other instructors and will. College bookstores can order rmp books through our distributor, small. Mar 16, 2015 publishing with a small press isnt a silver bullet. Rose metal press an independent publisher of hybrid genres. A micro press can be defined as a publisher that produces chapbooks and other small books on a very small scale e.
This vital 96page miniguide includes criteria for deciding how you will distribute your books. Spd provides desk copies to teachers who have ordered books through their local or. Textbook and course book policy university of wisconsin press. Also includes detailed information on 30 distributors, 4 library book distributors, 89 book publishers who also distribute for other publishers, 3 sales reps to the major book chains, 27 bookstore wholesalers, 34 library book wholesalers, and 23 spanishlanguage. Stylus publishing markets and distributes throughout the americas the lists of a number of independent publishers and research institutions to bring you the latest work in the fields of agriculture, animal husbandry and veterinary science, business, computer science, education, engineering, health, plant sciences, sustainability, and tourism. Our titles are distributed by small press distribution spd, and are available at a standard discount. Books will only be sent to an academic institution address. For this reason, the sdsu bookstore can no longer fill desk copy requests. Spd provides desk copies to teachers who have ordered books through their. Review and desk copies for college resellers pearson us. For more information about bookstore or library sales, or to ask about our standing orderapproval plans, please contact. Folkland book club featuring books from small press distribution. Desk and exam copies are available via ingram academic for a small fee set by the distributor.
For customers teachers college press teachers college. With audubons birds perched, like witnesses, in the corner of its and the readers imaginations, this intimate and moving collection sings a richly woven, whispery tale of their creation. Name of course instructor, course title, semester, universitycollege, and the number of students in attendance here are a few of the resources we offer for professors and instructors interested in teaching. Our publishers ingram academic features core textbooks, supplements, and courseappropriate general interest books by publishing clients of ingram academic. Use the publisher title form in the publishers section of to send. Find books exam and desk copy policy ingram academic. Bookstores in the uk can order our books from inpress. Red mountain press publishes poetry and poets memoirs and literary fiction. What follows are a wealth of specific handson suggestions from a host of small press publishers on promoting and marketing small press titles which i gleaned from the now defunct pma email list when it served as a premier source of how to information for its members. Pick up a free copy of our april book at the march book club meeting 327, or at the main library reference desk starting on march 28 while supplies last.
Pick up a free copy of our march book at the february book club meeting 226, or at the main library reference desk starting on february 27 while supplies last. For customers teachers college press teachers college press. Indiana university press office of scholarly publishing herman b wells library 350 20 e. Founded in 1969, small press distribution is a local nonprofit organization dedicated to providing reading enthusiasts with access to independently published literature. Publisher list no description publisher list click on any publisher name to view its titles carried by spd. Please include information about the class you are teaching, including the course name, the department, and the expected enrollment in the course. Our policy is to provide one desk copy for every 20 students enrolled in the class. To request a desk copy, you may use the desk copy request form, or submit your request on departmental letterhead or from an educational email address. Desk copies if you have adopted a university of chicago press book for course use, and your textbook store has ordered at least ten copies of the book, you are entitled to one free copy of the book for your own use. Folkland book club featuring books from small press. Augury books titles are distributed through small press distribution. This difficult decision was one we waited to make in part because we represent so many smaller publishers at the book fair, so it didnt feel like our decision alone to. And it was published in a jul 6, 2010 blog titled what does distribution really mean for selfpublishers.
Published this month with small press and westreich wagner, it is a limited edition of copies. The grass may always be greener but daydreaming about paths not taken isnt going to get you readers or improve your craft. Udp books are distributed to the trade by a variety of distributors. A second desk copy may be requested when an additional 20 new copies of the book have been ordered. Spd provides services to literary audiences, publishers and their writers via its book distribution and wholesale activities and advocacy efforts. Healio books efaculty lounge request an adoptiondesk copy. Please reach out to book information, located on the second floor of the sdsu bookstore, for more. Now that you know what small presses can do, lets get into exactly what a small press is and what you can expect if you ink a book deal with one. When requesting a desk copy please submit from an official university email account, and in the body of the email the name of the professor, course name, and expected enrollment, as well as the title, author, and isbn of book you would like a copy of. Pick up a free copy of our february book at the january book club meeting, or at the main library reference desk starting on january 31 while supplies last. Graywolf press is a leading independent publisher committed to the discovery and energetic publication of twentyfirst century american and international literature. Requests for complimentary desk copies can be made through ingram. Hours of operation 9am to 5pm monday through friday pst gmt 8 phone 510.
We use the best papers and printers, with manufacturing processes that are low impact and resource conserving. Each of our books is dedicated to empowering entrepreneurs with the tools they need to make things happen. We serve to advance the calling of the navigators by publishing life changing discipleship resources, bible studies, and books that are biblically rooted, culturally relevant, and highly practical. The request should specify the name and address to which the books should. Under the direction of poet christopher howell, students have the opportunity to engage with all aspects of the publishing process, including reading manuscripts, design, marketing, and editing. How to evaluate small publishersplus digitalonly presses. I would like to excerpt a small passage from a uh press book or journal. Cultivating a catalog of topselling content is hard enough as it is. A free desk copy of a book adopted for classroom use is available upon request only when ten or more copies are ordered for class use. Small press distribution our main distributor, carrying all udp fulllength titles, as well as some chapbooks artbook d. As their name indicates, the core of their mission is to act as an umbrella distributor and marketer for hundreds of smaller literary publishers.
Requests must be submitted on departmental letterhead or on a standard aap, nacs, or similar form and include the author, isbn, book title, course name and. Small press distribution spd is a nonprofit literary arts organization located in berkeley, california. Mar 02, 2018 as the nations only nonprofit distributor, small press distribution is dedicated to getting small press literature to the people who want to read it. Rose metal press books are an excellent teaching resource, and due to their. An examination copy link can be found on each book s detail page. Were a teeny tiny press, but well do our best to get you a copy. Get exam or desk copies to order, simply find the title youd like and select request exam copy or request desk copy advanced search order exam copies for qualified instructors in the us and canada who are considering a book for course adoption, ingram academic services offers a single location. As such, were grateful to our main customersindie bookstoresthe outwardfacing purveyors who present our books to the public with flair and aplomb. Please indicate in the text currently used field that you are currently using the specific text being requested for instruction.
Part of the entrepreneur media family, entrepreneur press has published quality print, digital, and audio books for more than 40 years. Spds primary mission is to get the books of their publishers out to bookstores, libraries, book wholesalers, and directly to readers and writers. Desk and complimentary instructor copy information. Desk copies are also available to instructors who have already required a bloomsbury text for course use. If you have adopted a university of chicago press book for course use, and your textbook store has ordered at least ten copies of the book, you are entitled to one free copy of the book for your own use. When requesting a desk copy please submit from an official university email account. Spd will provide desk copies for books already adopted for a course. Textbook and course book policy uw press books home. Most publishers now require instructors to create an account through their websites or to make inquiries directly with their sales representatives. For customers electronic exam copies for course adoption consideration. Authors need to weigh the pros and cons and go into the relationship with the ultimate consequences in mind. All desk copies are provided at the discretion of the university of massachusetts press.
Thank you for supporting aunt lute books and small press distribution. Request an examination copy for course consideration. Desk copies are also complimentary but are reserved for teachers or professors who have assigned an mr press book in a course. Since its founding in 1950, basic books has shaped public debate by publishing awardwinning books in history, science, sociology, psychology, politics, and current affairs. We reserve the right to refuse exam copies to individuals who abuse the policy. For this reason, the sdsu bookstore can no longer fill desk copy. Any small press can get adequate distribution for their books get into major retailers by simply working with two printon. Pluto press is an anticapitalist, internationalist and politically independent publisher.
Les figues books are distributed through small press distribution. Many but not all tc press books are available as an exam copy. Long haul press long haul press is the publisher of building powerful community organizations. If your local independent bookstore doesnt carry our books, you can ask them to order a copy for you, either directly from us or from small press distribution spd.
What does distribution really mean for selfpublishers. Pick up a free copy of our february book at the january book club meeting on 129, or at the main library reference desk starting on january 30 while supplies last. William hertlings book is a wonderful, systematic and focused approach to book marketing for selfpublished authors. Then, well go over the pros and cons of working with one instead of with a big publishing house.
If you would like an examination copy, please contact our publishers directly. Desk copy requests must be on departmental letterhead or utilize a nacsaap or similar request form. For more information about publisher acquisitions please contact. Hello, librarian, were delighted to help you add bull city press titles to your collection. Publishing with a small press isnt a silver bullet. Our distribution company, small press distribution, has withdrawn from awp, saying. Desk copy requests must be on departmental letterhead or utilize a. Small press distribution spd, founded in berkeley, california, in 1969, is a nonprofit organization with a mission to nurture a cultural environment in which the literary arts are valued and sustained. Desk copy policy after a uh press title has been adopted for course use and we receive your bookstore order for 10 or more copies, a complimentary desk copy is available. An examination copy link can be found on each books detail page. We do not honor desk copy requests for courses with an enrollment below 15 students or for course orders placed after the beginning of class. Only requests with a university email address will be. We champion outstanding writers at all stages of their careers to ensure that adventurous readers can find underrepresented and diverse voices in a crowded marketplace.284 98 802 132 712 1315 169 1626 1078 1107 1140 264 1584 105 928 1303 1443 80 171 1492 7 1189 587 709 136 1348 1651 62 630 764 730 1463 643 1295 1292 1334 1176