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Derek Lawrence is head of Imprint Group. He has over thirty years of experience in the book business, having worked at three independent booksellers, including seven years at the Tattered Cover Bookstore in Denver before taking his first publishing job at Roberts Rinehart Publishing. He later worked as sales director at Westcliffe Publishers, regional manager for Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company, and publisher of Speck Press and Fulcrum Publishing. In 2003 he joined Imprint Group to cover Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming, eventually taking over as head of the group upon Tom McFadden’s retirement. He has served as President of the Board of PubWest, served two terms on the board at Mountains and Plains Independent Booksellers Association, and co-founded Colophon Center.

Derek covers Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Washington, National Parks, national and key accounts.

P: 800-738-3961, F: 888-867-3869
E: derek(at)imprintgroupwest(dot)com

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Derek’s Markups (AK, HI, ID, WA)

K = Kid’s Titles Only

Brown Books – Fall 2020 and Master List

Candlewick Press – Fall 2020 – K

Cottage Door Press – Fall 2020 -There are adult titles tagged in this catalog

EDC – Usborne Fall 2020 – K

EDC – Kane Miller Fall 2020 – K

Eerdmans Publishing – Kids Fall 2020 – K

Eerdmans Publishing – Adult Fall 2020 – K

Firefly Books – Fall 2020 w/ featured backlist

Magination Press (American Psychological Association) – Fall 2020

Peachtree Publishing – Fall 2020 – K

Sleeping Bear Press – Fall 2020 – K

Sourcebooks – Fall 2020 

Wiley – Fall 2020 

Backlist Edelweiss Catalogs:

Candlewick Indie Backlist Catalog

EDC – Usborne Backlist EDC – Kane Miller Backlist

Firefly Complete Backlist

Magination Press Top Bestselling Backlist

Peachtree Press Backlist Catalog

Sleeping Bear Press Backlist

Sourcebooks Complete Backlist

Sourcebooks – Poisoned Pen Press Backlist

Specialty Edelweiss Catalogs:

Candlewick Titles in ABC Best Books for Young Children Catalog

Thanksgiving – Sleeping Bear Press

Sourcebooks Romance Titles

Wiley Diversity Titles

Not in Edelweiss:

John Fielder Publishing

Mountain Press Website

Peter Pauper Press Fall 2020 Catalog

Treasure Bay Catalog


Candlewick Halloween Titles

Cottage Door Press – Halloween and Fall 2020 

EDC Halloween Titles

Sleeping Bear Halloween Titles

Sourcebooks Halloween Titles

Christmas / Hanukkah / Kwanzaa

Candlewick Press

Cottage Door Press 

EDC – Usborne & Kane Miller

Firefly Books

Peachtree Publishing

Sleeping Bear Press


Spanish Language Titles

Candlewick Spanish Language Backlist

Cottage Door Spanish Language Titles