For the 7+ years, we have helped authors, businesses, and non-profits develop their publishing projects. We work with industry and thought leaders to analyze coming trends, increase awareness of lasting standards, and prepare for new opportunities.
We know what works, what doesn't, and evolve as the industry does.
We are your dynamic partner and creative coach. Our services include a comprehensive consult to help identify gaps and opportunities, and results in a comprehensive project development strategy. Our individualized plans are not only efficient, but effective; based on the PIER project development system.
We work with a large number of clients from various industries, including:
Our creative experts are ready assist you in developing a strategy that drives your project.
Louis published his first yearbook in 8th grade, and continued as yearbook editor through high school. After college, Louis joined international management firm The Adizes Institute, as Director of Publishing. There he worked directly with Founder Dr. Ichak Adizes, voted one of the world's top communicators in the 2017 Holmes report along with Angela Merkel, Arianna Huffington, and the Dalai Lama.
During his 5-year directorship, Louis oversaw 207 titles, spanning 33 languages and 52 countries. When offered a promotion in 2018, Louis turned it down to continue his role as Director of Publishing.
In 2020, Louis decided he wanted to expand the scope of his business and founded Polyverse Publications. Now a consultant and book strategist, Louis works with authors, artists, organizations, non-profits, and other publishing houses.
Louis is a paid consultant for the Independent Book Publishers Association, a member of the IBPA editorial committee, a judge for the Benjamin Franklin Book Awards, consults for the Adelheid A. Von Hohenlohe Memorial Library, and has been invited to join the Young Entrepreneurs Council.
In 2022 he founded Bookchurch.org, a non-religious, non-profit organization dedicated to reducing book waste.
With a degree in English focused specifically on editing, Claire Nuttall is as detailed as they come. She specializes in both content editing and proofing.
Nicky Drew started working with Polyverse in 2022. An incredibly talented illustrator, she will help bring joy and life to any project.
Amy is an avid reader and an expert biologist. She is active in reviewing books before they go to print, and offers advice on marketing and cover design.
Desirae lived and studied in Granada, Spain for a year, finishing her Spanish and Environmental Majors upon returning to Sonoma State. She has been translating for the Resource Conservation District and a welcome addition to the team.
Ivan Volkoff is a Member Emeritus of the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers, Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America, and the Verband Deutscher Antiquare.