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Thanks so much, IBPA! There’s such a variety of great material and offerings with membership. Very glad I joined.

, Judith Henry (Considering self-publishing. Joined IBPA June 2014.)

The opportunity to promote our titles through NetGalley has proved to be extremely valuable for us. NetGalley is a cost effective way to present our titles directly to influential readers and social…

— Wisdom Tales, Stephen Williams

IBPA is always coming up with innovative and useful programs for its members. The NetGalley member benefit opportunity is just one of the ways IBPA members are able to get their books…

— Georgia McBride Media Group, Georgia McBride

I want to share our amazing experience at IBPA’s Cooperative Booth during BEA 2014. We decided to participate in a session at the author signing table, but being that we’re such a…

— NY Media Works, Julie Gribble

Thanks for IBPA. I have seen you grow and change directions over the years reflecting richer choices and always with a keen sense of responsibility towards we, the little guys. For someone…

— Gloria T. August, English Garden Talk Press
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!

Starting at just over $10 a month for up to 9 employees—IBPA membership benefits publishers of all sizes. As the largest not-for-profit trade association in the industry, the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) advances the professional interests of authors and independent publishers in the U.S. and around the world.

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Independent - May 2014
Spotlight: IBPA Member Achievements May 2014

Articles from IBPA’s Independent magazine are posted online following a 60-day waiting period. This means the May articles post in early July, and so on. If you’re not already an IBPA member and would like immediate... Read More

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