Graphic Arts Books Rebrands as West Margin Press

Graphic Arts Books will rebrand as West Margin Press on January 22 2019b bsignaling a new direction for the over fiftyyearold publishing house based in Berkeley California pblockquotep idpullquotepblockquote p We want to make room for more voices increasingly engaging visuals and an expansive view of the world within our house says Publishing Director Jennifer Newens p p About the publisher name Newens says iWest isignals our location and foundation It is a subtle reference to the coastal values we aspire to convey in our list which will inform our acquisition process It also evokes a pioneer spirit reflecting our experimental nature and our willingness to take risks iMargin iis a literary reference evoking a manuscript or a book as well as a place where things are allowed to unfold outside prescribed boundaries p p Graphic Arts Books was established in 1967 in Portland Oregon as a showcase for regional luxe coffee table books It acquired Alaska Northwest Books est 1959 in 1993 which is known for its authentic books about the Last Frontier In 1998 it added the WestWinds Press imprint to encompass western titles p p West Margin Press will retain the legacy imprints of Graphic Arts Books art photography comics and other highly visual titles and Alaska Northwest Books and phase out WestWinds Press p p The publishing houses bestselling titles are iOne Mans Wildernessi recently released in a 50th Anniversary Edition with a foreword by Nick Offerman and the iBuild iti series of LEGO model instruction books for young children p p Among the first books featuring the West Margin Press logo will be the childrens picture books iYao Bai and the Egg Piratesi Tim J Myers Bonnie Pang iWhy Worryi Eric Kimmel Aiko Ikegami and iCatastrophe by the Seai Brenda Peterson Ed Young West Margin will also publish western regional and national titles in the genres of nature travel history and memoir fiction food and lifestyle and art p p bAbout West Margin Pressb p p West Margin Press is an independent publisher and is part of Ingram Content GroupbrMore information is available at a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttp3A2F2Fwwwwestmarginpresscom2Fampesheet51928740ampnewsitemid20190122005284amplanenUSampanchorwwwWestMarginPresscomampindex1ampmd5c371b6000700d2e7c2d168f10fe1cd84 relnofollowwwwWestMarginPresscoma p p p

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