Parson Weems Publisher Services

All About Parson Weems

Parson Weems’ Publisher Services, LLC was founded in 1997 by partners Christopher Kerr and Colwyn Krussman (1935-2016), long time publishing sales executives. Parson Weems adopted both traditional and non-traditional means to sell their clients’ books. The company was purchased by Linda Cannon (1951-2019) and Eileen Bertelli in January of 2014.

The company is named after the flamboyant nineteenth-century publishing figure and folk hero, Mason Locke Weems. Among his many careers, Weems was an itinerant book peddler, Anglican minister, and author of moral tracts and questionable biographies, most memorably a biography of George Washington that included an apocryphal tale of the first president’s childhood encounter with a cherry tree.

We deliver:

  • Decades of experience selling to bookstores, national accounts, wholesalers, distributors, museums and book fairs.
  • Long-standing relationships with our accounts.
  • A nimble and responsive award-winning sales force.

To your bottom line: we can make a difference.

Who We Are:

Eileen Bertelli

48 Wawayanda Road Warwick, NY 10990
845.987.7233 ph / 845.492.7309 cell / 866.761.7112 fax
eileenbertelli@parsonweems.com

Jason Kincade

19 Bushwick Avenue, 3R Brooklyn, NY 11211 347.244.2165
jasonkincade@parsonweems.com

Causten Stehle

310 N. Front Street #4-10 Wilmington, NC 28401
Tel: 914.948.4259 Fax: 866.861.0337
office@parsonweems.com

Christopher R. Kerr

11 Penhallow St., #2, Boston, MA 02124-2307
cell / 914.329.4961
chriskerr@parsonweems.com

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