Dedicated to Independent Publishing for 40 Years

Personalized Service. Powerful Results.

PGW sets the standard for integrated, full-service distribution, providing independent publishers with essential tools and unmatched support from experienced, creative, and enthusiastic book experts.

Built for Bestsellers

A track record of success—Cold Mountain, Emotional Intelligence 2.0, The Power of Now, among many others.

Experienced Sales Team

Some of the smartest people in the business with extensive category and market expertise.

Reliable Logistics

Decades of experience now powered by Ingram, the world’s largest and most efficient distribution network.

Marketplace Flexibility

The scale and infrastructure publishers need to compete in today’s fast-paced marketplace.

Why Choose PGW

We don’t succeed unless you succeed.

Your strength lies in our team’s tenacious approach to finding the best path to success. While every independent publisher’s mission is to sell more books into the marketplace, we go further to make sure you get results.

  • One of the largest and most experienced sales forces in the industry
  • Growth-focused technology built for the speed of modern publishing
  • An expansive warehouse network keeps your customers close
  • Dedicated sales support from new release planning to organic marketing

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Small Fry by Lisa Brennan-Jobs (Grove / Atlantic)

"Brennan-Jobs’s narrative is tinged with awe, yearning, and disappointment… Bringing the reader into the heart of the child who admired Jobs’s genius, craved his love, and feared his unpredictability." - Publisher’s Weekly (starred review) Read More

The Carrying by Ada Limón (Milkweed)

"For a book metered by grief, there's a lot to love here—that shouldn't come as a surprise, considering Limón's stylistic control and skill... Limón is very good at pacing her poems to leave us satisfied but also curious... One of the best books of the year." - The Millions Read More

White Dancing Elephants by Chaya Bhuvaneswar (Dzanc)

"White Dancing Elephants is the literary equivalent of a protest march; it screams about inequality and speaks about the lives of immigrants in the United States... This book has a heart, and it's made of difference. Bhuvaneswar knows difference the way only those living it can know it, and that knowledge makes her prose feel authentic." - NPR Book Review

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