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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Old in Art School by Nell Painter (Counterpoint)

"Hurray for Nell Irwin Painter! This Princeton historian finishes up a fine academic career – and then gets an MFA in art at Mason Gross at Rutgers, and then gets another one at the Rhode Island School of Design. You go. One of the must-reads of the year." - The Philadelphia Inquirer

Also selected as Editor's Choice in the New York Times Book Review Read More

The Outlaw by Nancy Vo (Groundwood)

"The bewitching The Outlaw, a debut picture book written and illustrated by Nancy Vo, uses spare drawings resembling silent-era film reels to narrate a frontier town’s terror at the hands of an outlaw known by 'his trail of misdeeds.'" - The New York Times Read More

To Throw Away Unopened by Viv Albertine (Faber & Faber)

"With To Throw Away Unopened, her incandescent midlife memoir, a menopausal battle cry equal parts Nora Ephron and SCUM Manifesto, the British punk icon Viv Albertine is entrenched enough in mainstream society to advocate blowing it up from the inside." - The New York Times Read More

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