Baker & Taylor Publisher Services Announces New Clients -- Publishers to Benefit from Personalized Service-CHARLOTTE, N.C., September 11, 2018 – Baker & Taylor, a premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books and entertainment products, is pleased to announce the newest selection of client publishers represented by the company’s Publisher Services group, in North America and internationally through Global Publishers Services (GPS). BTPS has signed sales representation and distribution agreements with the following clients: • • • • •
DISTANZ, effective May 1, 2018 – U.S. and Canada Jacaranda Books Arts Music, effective June 1, 2018 – U.S., Canada, and international excluding Spain and Portugal Amsterdam University Press, effective July 1, 2018 – U.S. and Canada KWiL Publishing, effective September 1, 2018 – U.S. and Canada Arcler Education, effective October 1, 2018 – U.S., Canada, and international
DISTANZ (https://distanz.de/en/buecher/) is an international fine art publisher that produces artists’ monographs and books on contemporary art and photography. DISTANZ also regularly publishes exhibition catalogues in cooperation with leading museums and institutions in Germany and abroad. Other fields include twentieth- and twenty-first-century architecture, design, fashion, and life in Berlin. Jacaranda Books Arts Music (https://jacarandabooksartmusic.co.uk/) publishes adult fiction and non-fiction that crosses linguistic, racial, gender, and cultural boundaries, focusing on works related to Africa, the Caribbean, and the experiences of those people in the Diaspora. Owned by the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam University Press (https://aup.nl/en/) specializes in the humanities and social sciences, with established and growing lists in Asian studies, film, media and communication, history, language and linguistics, and social and political sciences. AUP published more than 100 academic titles in 2017, consisting of both monographs and edited collections. Milwaukee-based KWiL Publishing (https://kwilpublishing.com/) is a start-up children’s publisher that specializes in read-it-again-worthy picture books and early chapter books. They are committed to wellresearched and engaging STEM content and diversity in children's literature. Arcler Education (http://arclereducation.com/) is an independent publisher of academic, professional, research works, and textbooks dedicated to developing collections of titles in subject areas including agriculture and life sciences, animal and veterinary science, engineering, computer science, science, mathematics, business and management, law, library science, education and psychology, hotel and tourism, and the humanities. They have three imprints—Arcler Press, Society Publishing, and Delve Publishing—and are based in Ontario, Canada.
Finally, BTPS has signed sales representation and distribution agreements with the following Christian client publishers, who benefit from specific representation from the BTPS Christian salesforce and in the seasonal BTPS Christian catalogs in the CBA: • •
New Hope Publishers/Iron Stream Media, effective August 1, 2018 – exclusive worldwide Malcolm Down Publishing, effective August 1, 2018 – U.S. and Canada
New Hope Publishers (https://newhopepublishers.com/), a division of Iron Stream Media, is a Christian publisher based in Birmingham, Ala. that was named publisher of the year in 2009 and 2015 by the Advanced Writers and Speakers Association (AWSA). Malcolm Down Publishing (http://malcolmdown.co.uk/) and its Sarah Grace Publishing children’s imprint publish in a variety of genres, mainly, but not exclusively, from authors with a Christian background. They are based in the UK. All BTPS client publishers benefit from Baker & Taylor’s distribution network, which includes the ability to ship to most U.S. readers in one to two days, manufacturing resources and the knowledge and market data that comes from its position as a leading supplier to public and school libraries, higher education retail stores, the general book trade, and specialty retailers. Publishers interested in Baker & Taylor Publisher Services can learn more at http://btpubservices.com/. ### About Baker & Taylor Baker & Taylor is a premier worldwide distributor of books, digital content and entertainment products from approximately 25,000 suppliers to over 20,000 customers in 120 countries. The company offers cutting-edge digital media services and innovative technology platforms to thousands of publishers, libraries, schools and retailers worldwide. Baker & Taylor also offers industry leading customized library services and retail merchandising solutions. For more information about Baker & Taylor visit www.baker-taylor.com. Baker & Taylor is part of Follett Corporation, the world's largest single source of books, entertainment products, digital content and multi-media for libraries, schools and retailers. Follett is headquartered in Westchester, Illinois. For more information about Follett, visit www.follett.com. MEDIA CONTACT: Baker & Taylor: Jenny Johnson 704‐998‐3190 Jenny.Johnson@baker‐taylor.com