In addition to the co-publication agreement, Simon & Schuster will now serve as the exclusive distributor of all other Omnific titles.
News of the agreement was jointly announced by Louise Burke, President and Publisher of the Gallery Books Publishing Group, Steve Black, Vice President, Client Publisher Services and Elizabeth Harper, President and Publisher of Omnific Publishing.
“Omnific have been innovators in both their editorial approach to romantic fiction, and in their publishing and business philosophy,”
“We look forward to providing Omnific with a sales and distribution infrastructure, for both electronic and print works, that will only help to grow the audience for their authors,” said Steve Black. “They are a welcome addition to our roster of distribution clients.”
“Having worked with Simon & Schuster in the acquisition of New York Times bestselling authors Alice Clayton and Emma Chase’s titles from Omnific in 2013, we knew they would be an excellent partner for us for both co-publishing and distribution,”
ABOUT OMNIFIC PUBLISHING:
Founded in 2009 and based in Los Angeles, California, Omnific, whose motto is “Romance without Rules®,” is a publisher of romantic fiction that breaks the mold of traditional romance. Omnific publishes fresh, contemporary voices that speak to the modern sensibilities of today's readers--smart romance for smart women.
ABOUT SIMON & SCHUSTER:
Simon & Schuster, a part of the CBS Corporation, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Digital and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.simonandschuster.com.