We proudly represent a select group of publishers and distributors. Our account base includes independent and chain bookstores, college stores (independent and chain), museum stores, trade wholesalers, library jobbers and re-binders, and ID wholesalers. The states we cover are Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
Stu has been in the publishing business for 30 years. He founded Abraham Associates in 1992 after working as an independent rep in Chicago. He works from the main office in Minneapolis.
Roy has been with the company since its founding in 1992. He lives in Cleveland, OH and covers the eastern part of the territory. In 2008, Roy was honored as the Publishers’ Weekly Rep of the Year.
John joined the group in 2007 after working as a sales rep in the Midwest with Publishers Group West. John works out of the Chicago area. His book blog, www.my3books.com, features current titles and other items of interest related to publishing and bookselling. You can also follow John on Twitter.
Steve joined Abraham Associates in 1996 and (mostly) retired in 2013. Steve is also the co-editor of two recent anthologies: Twin Cities Noir and Amplified: Fiction from Leading Alt-Country, Indy Rock, Blues and Folk Musicians.
OFFICE MANAGEMENT / CUSTOMER SERVICE / SALES & MARKETING
Our expert office manager, Ted handles sales and customer service and the day-to-day business in our home office and helps keep the rest of us rolling in the territory.
Sammy joined us in 2012 to provide customer service to our bookstore customers and to give our sales & marketing support for our publishers a shot in the arm. She is also the social media publicity assistant for Copper Canyon Press, and is available to provide freelance digital marketing support for other publishers. You can find her on Twitter.