Our Mission:


To provide resources and education to our members to “raise our collective IQ” as small businesses and create a learning community to sustain ourselves;


To advocate for heightened awareness of independent publishers within our industry, in the media, and with readers;

Keeping the Torch

To function as “keepers of the torch” of American culture in partnership with writers, translators, booksellers, book reviewers and book review editors and producers;


To become a bridge for our members to organizations such as ABA, AAP, AAUP, ALA and CLMP;


To strengthen our common cause in creating a more tolerant and inclusive industry by advocating for bringing in more people of color and diverse origins onto our staffs together with a commitment to bringing a more diverse range of writers to the reading public;

Common Ground

To find common ground and a spirit of partnership with independent booksellers, with whom we share not only our love of good books but also our struggle as small businesses.

The IPC Steering Committee:

Ellen Adler

The New Press

Terrie Akers

Marketing Director
Other Press

Tom Hallock

IPC co-founder

Bronwen Hruska

Soho Press

Michael Reynolds

Editor in Chief
Europa Editions

Dan Simon

Seven Stories Press
IPC co-founder

Kendall Storey

Associate Editor and Foreign Rights Manager
Catapult, Counterpoint, and Soft Skull Press

Anna Thorn

Independent Publishers Caucus

Advisory Board

Cevin Bryerman, Executive VP Publisher, Publishers Weekly
Kim Wylie, VP, Sales, Ingram Publisher Services
Victoria Sutherland, Publisher, Foreword Reviews
Oren Teicher, former CEO, American Booksellers Association
Dan Gullino, Sterling Pierce Co.
Andrew Van Sprang, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Maple Press
Eric Rayman, Miller Korzenik Sommers Rayman, LLP

The Independent Publishers Caucus and our member publishers gratefully acknowledge the financial support and ongoing advice of our industry supporters.


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