Our Mission:

Resources

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

Advocacy

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;

Bridge

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

Diversity

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:

Ibrahim Ahmad

Editorial Director
Akashic Books

Terrie Akers

Marketing Director
Other Press

Tom Hallock

IPC co-founder

Bronwen Hruska

Publisher
Soho Press
 

Michael Reynolds

Editor in Chief
Europa Editions

Dan Simon

Publisher
Seven Stories Press
IPC co-founder

Kendall Storey

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

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