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I’m enjoying the July 2015 Independent! Reading the stories in “Success by Meaningful Measures” is inspiring and empowering. If they can do it, so can I. As a one book publisher, I’ve…

— Shoe Print Art, Karen Robbins

I wanted to let you know that the ALA 2015 book signing was great. We made a lot of important connections and we expect more networking in the next days. The staff…

— Sigillum Publishers, Ana Costa Alongi

Just wanted to pass along a note of gratitude for making my authors exhibiting with IBPA at ALA 2015 feel supported and provided for. I heard nothing but great things about your…

— Month9Books, Swoon Romance, and Tantrum Books

I am really loving the support and education IBPA provides. My association with your organization has shaved months, perhaps years off our start up curve. Not to mention $$$. Keep up the…

— Cleveland Writers Press, Paul Huckleberry

I am so proud to be a member of a group run by such fine professionals with some of the purest intentions I’ve seen in my career and four major associations. I…

— The Topical Agent, Patti Pugliese
Whether you have 1 book or 100 books, we're here to help!

Whether you have 1 book or 100 books, we're here to help!

We believe independently published books have the power to transform society for the better. Through benefit programs, educational opportunities, and advocacy, IBPA levels the playing field for organizations and individuals who want to be successful at the business of publishing.

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Director’s Desk: An Exuberant Awards Album June 2015

During this year’s Publishing University in Austin, TX, I had the great privilege of honoring some of the best books of 2014 at the annual Benjamin Franklin Awards ceremony. What a fantastic time! I was able to announce... Read More

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