Penguin brings self publishing service to India

10th February 2013
Penguin brings self publishing service to India

New Delhi, February10, 2013: : Penguin Books India has introduced a new self-publishing imprint, Partridge, flowing from its acquisition last year, Author Solutions, the world’s leading publishing services company. Partridge in India marks the first imprint brought to market in collaboration with Penguin since the acquisition.
Through Partridge, Indian authors will now have access to the widest range of professional editorial, publishing and marketing services that enable them to get their books published and distributed in both digital and print formats.
Aspiring authors can chose from a range of publishing packages that include services such as:Editing, Design and illustration, E-book formatting and distribution on all e-readers, Print formatting and distribution through online retailers, Publicity/marketing and Video
Says Andrew Phillips, President and CEO of Penguin Books India: “Since Author Solutions joined the Penguin family, we’ve been focused on their international expansion and India is an obvious starting point, given the active and enthusiastic writing community. We are delighted to be working with them to offer high quality services priced appropriately for the Indian market. In addition, Penguin will be monitoring Partridge titles with hopes of picking up authors for the Penguin list. I have no doubt that Partridge will be a huge success.”
Adds Kevin Weiss, President and CEO of Author Solutions: “We have been watching this market for some time and see more and more authors looking for publishing and marketing services that meet industry standards but are affordably priced. With Partridge, authors in India now have the opportunity to achieve their publishing goals and build their platform both domestically and abroad. It is truly the best time in history to be an author.”

More about self-publishing services available from Partridge here