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Kristen Steele
30 Amberwood Parkway, Ashland, OH 44805
419-281-0200 (fax)

Bookmasters, based in Ashland, Ohio, is one of the largest providers of customized publisher services in the United States.

With more than 45 years of experience, Bookmasters' range of capabilities is the perfect solution for publishers aiming to evolve with the ever-changing book publishing industry.

Bookmasters offers services including: printing and binding (offset, digital, and POD), print sales and distribution, warehousing and fulfillment, eBook sales and distribution, editorial services, and design services.

Bookmasters is owned by Follett Corporation and is a strategic partner with Baker & Taylor, premier worldwide distributor of books, digital content, and entertainment products.

years experience: 45
“Arcturus decided to work with Bookmasters because of their reach, competence, and flexibility. Bookmasters is keen to work with us in driving sales through distribution, special sales, and mass merchandisers. Furthermore, they offer an intelligent combination of stock holding, POD and short-run printing, and marketing of eBooks.” — Paul Byers, International Sales Manager, Arcturus Publishing

“Bookmasters is not just a ‘vendor’ — they are a great member of our team and are always looking to move our press forward.” — Bryan D. Shaffer, Production & Marketing Manager, Purdue University Press

"From the moment I started to talk to them, I found Bookmasters to be professional. I found them very easy to talk to and they were immediately able to answer all my questions. This was something I did not find with many of the other publishing/printing companies." - Julie Sormark, author and owner, Lanakila, LLC

"One of the best print jobs I’ve ever seen." - Bruce Bortz, Bancroft Press, publisher of the New York Times Best Seller and People Magazine-featured The Missing Kennedy

I.B.Tauris, Arcturus Publishing, Christian Focus Publications, Walah! LLC, Purdue University Press, Flame Tree Publishing, Islandport Press, the University of Akron Press, Lexham Press