Perseus Distribution And Hazelden Publishing Expand Distribution Agreement To Include E-Books

Apr 01, 2013, 09:22 ET from Hazelden Publishing

CENTER CITY, Minn., April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hazelden Publishing and Perseus Distribution are expanding their existing physical distribution agreement to include digital services through Constellation, the Perseus Books Group's industry-leading digital platform.   

Hazelden has been publishing in the fields of recovery, inspiration, and self-help for over 60 years. The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown — recently featured twice on Oprah's popular "Super Soul Sunday" program—and the recovery classic, Codependent No More by Melody Beattie are two of their top-selling books across formats and are among the 300 e-books on Hazelden's list.

"We have been pleased with the growth we've seen since signing with Perseus to distribute our print trade titles last year. With Constellation's e-book distribution program, we look forward to extending our reach in helping more youth and adults recognize, understand, and overcome substance abuse, addiction, and closely related issues," said Nick Motu, Publisher and Vice President of Marketing and Communications at Hazelden.

Constellation is the industry's only complete digital service for independent publishers, offering exclusive global digital distribution, digital marketing, digital printing and other digital services for more than 30,000 titles across 400 independent publishers. 

"It is a privilege to be working with Hazelden to support their critical work helping those with the disease of addiction," said Joe Mangan, Chief Operations Officer of The Perseus Books Group. "We couldn't be more pleased to be extending our relationship to include digital services."

Hazelden, a national nonprofit organization founded in 1949, helps people reclaim their lives from the disease of addiction. Built on decades of knowledge and experience, Hazelden offers a comprehensive approach to addiction that addresses the full range of patient, family, and professional needs, including treatment and continuing care for youth and adults, research, higher education, public advocacy, and publishing. Hazelden publishes over 600 trade books, distributed in the U.S., Canada and 37 other countries. Hazelden has facilities in Minnesota, Illinois, New York, Oregon, and Florida. Learn more at

Perseus Distribution is the leading provider of distribution services to independent publishers and a Top Ten vendor in the industry. Our goal is to further the success of our client partners by offering state-of-the-art fulfillment services, creative solutions, and experienced sales representation.  We are a member of the Perseus Books Group.  For more information, visit our website at

The Perseus Books Group is an independent company committed to enabling independent book publishers to reach their potential, whether those publishers are Perseus-owned, joint ventures or owned by third parties.  Perseus publishing imprints include Avalon Travel, Basic Books, Basic Civitas, Da Capo Press, Da Capo Lifelong Books, PublicAffairs, Running Press, Seal Press, and Westview Press, as well as partnerships with The Newsweek/Daily Beast Company, The Nation Institute, and The Weinstein Company.  Through Consortium, Perseus Distribution, and Publishers Group West, as well as through its Constellation digital service offering which also supports Argo Navis Author Services and Faber Factory Powered by Constellation, the Perseus Books Group is the leading provider of sales, marketing, distribution, and digital services, serving over 300 independent publishers.  For more information, visit our websites at,

SOURCE Hazelden Publishing