IBPA'S MISSION

IBPA’s mission is to lead and serve the independent publishing community by providing advocacy, education and tools for success.

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
 

It’s great to find a group that is working to make self-publishing a successful choice. This organization is a tremendously supportive resource.

— Dr. Carol Swartz
 

The Independent is like my roadmap and handbook for success.

— Solid Press, LLC, Kirt Manecke
 

Thanks so much for your work with IBPA. The organization’s magazine, website and marketing programs have been such a help in our first book launch.

— Penscript Publishing House, LLC, Shawne Workman
 

I joined in the spring of 1995. It is hard to believe that it has been 18 years! PMA/IBPA has been a tremendous resource and a wonderful group to be associated with…

— Butterfly Creations, Inc., Ellen Bryant Lloyd
 
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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Spotlight April 2014

Spotlight  April 2014 by Linda Carlson Closeup: Terry Nathan Terry Nathan is the only IBPA staff member I’ve worked closely with over the years (Independent editor Judith Appelbaum is self-employed, as I am). But until... Read More

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