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In the News
Wednesday, November 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Obituary: Madge Baird Pays Tribute to Indie Publisher Gibbs Smith »
Gibbs Smith, the co-founder of the Utah-based independent publishing house that bears his name, died October 28. He was 77...
Tuesday, November 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Closer Look at the 2018 FedEx and UPS Rate Increases »
With the New Year approaching, it’s time to look at the UPS and FedEx rate increases for 2018 and how they will affect you...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Obituary: Sally Dedecker »
Sally Dedecker, a longtime figure in and friend of the publishing industry, passed away Monday November 6, 2017 at the age...
Thursday, October 5, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
IBPA’s Fall 2017 Update on the Amazon Buy Button Policy Change »
IBPA Advocacy Read Also: " Amazon’s 'Buy Button' Policy Change Hurts Publishers and Authors " (May 9, 2017) R...
Monday, September 25, 2017   (15 Comments - view/add)
IBPA to Forgo Cooperative Book Display at BookExpo 2018 »
An Open Letter to IBPA Members Dear IBPA Community, We’re writing to inform you about an important change in th...

Press Releases
Wednesday, November 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Night River Press Donates Free Books »
IBPA member Night River Press will donate free children’s books to libraries and schools hit by the recent hurricanes....
Tuesday, November 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Applications Now Accepted for IBPA's Board of Directors (Fiscal Years 2019 and 2020) »
IBPA members in good standing are welcome to apply or nominate other IBPA members in good standing. The application deadli...
Tuesday, August 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA CEO Angela Bole, and two Board Member Companies, Make BISG's Industry Awards Short-List »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (New York, New York - August 29, 2017) -- The Book Industry Study Group (BISG - www.bisg.org...
Monday, July 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
American West Books under New Ownership »
IBPA extends warm congratulations to former Board of Directors member, Christopher Robbins, on his purchase of American We...
Tuesday, June 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bay Area Agent Lands Book Deal for Famed Rock Photographer »
West Coast Literary Agency announces new book deal for the famed First Chief Photographer of Rolling Stone Magazine with...

Director's Desk
Sunday, October 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Report on the August 2017 IBPA Board Meeting »
By Angela Bole, IBPA Chief Executive Officer --...
Friday, September 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Staying Inspired »
By Angela Bole, IBPA Chief Executive Officer --...
Tuesday, August 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
It's Time to Conference »
By Angela Bole, IBPA Chief Executive Officer --...
Saturday, July 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Thursday, June 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reactions to Amazon’s "Buy Button" Policy Change »
By Angela Bole, IBPA Chief Executive Officer --...

Independent Publishing Now! eNewsletter
Wednesday, November 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
November 2017: Independent Publishing Now! »
Welcome to  Independent Publishing Now! , IBPA's monthly newsletter featuring the hottest news and information from I...
Sunday, October 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
October 2017: Independent Publishing Now! »
Welcome to Independent Publishing Now! , IBPA's monthly newsletter featuring the hottest news and information from IBPA a...
Friday, September 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
September 2017: Independent Publishing Now! »
Welcome to Independent Publishing Now! , IBPA's monthly newsletter featuring the hottest news and information from IBPA a...
Tuesday, August 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
August 2017: Independent Publishing Now! »
Welcome to Independent Publishing Now! , IBPA's monthly newsletter featuring the hottest news and information from IBPA a...
Saturday, July 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
July 2017: Independent Publishing Now! »
Welcome to Independent Publishing Now! , IBPA's monthly newsletter featuring the hottest news and information from IBPA a...

Trade Show Reports
Thursday, November 16, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
IBPA Report from the 2017 Frankfurt Book Fair »
The World of Books is Alive and Well By Terry Nathan, IBPA Chief Operations Officer – Having just returned from the...
Thursday, June 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA Report from the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference 2017 »
By Lee Wind, IBPA Director of Marketing & Programming –   The 2017 American Library Associat...
Wednesday, June 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Two Authors Who Signed Books at BookExpo Enthuse About Their Common Passion »
IBPA was privileged to host over thirty author signings in our cooperative booth at BookExpo, held June 1-2, 2017 in New Y...
Thursday, June 8, 2017   (2 Comments - view/add)
IBPA Report from BookExpo/BookCon 2017 »
By Angela Bole, IBPA Chief Executive Officer –   2017 marked the 34th year that the Independent Bo...
Tuesday, November 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA Report from the Frankfurt Book Fair 2016 »
By Mimi Le, IBPA Project Manager -- IBPA sta...

Book Awards
Monday, April 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
29th Annual IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award™ Winners »
Congratulations to the 29th Annual IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award™ Winners for Excellence in Book Publishing! The I...
Friday, December 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Monday, November 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA is Proud to Announce the Newest Benjamin Franklin Digital Awards Honorees »
(Manhattan Beach, CA - June 24, 2016) -- The definition of “book” continues to expand, and the Independent Book Publishe...
Friday, June 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA is Proud to Announce the Newest Benjamin Franklin Digital Awards Honorees »
(Manhattan Beach, CA - June 24, 2016) -- The definition of “book” continues to expand, and the Independent Book Publishe...
Friday, April 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA is Proud to Announce the Newest Benjamin Franklin Digital Award Honorees »
(Manhattan Beach, CA - April 1, 2016) -- Launched in 2013 to honor innovation in electronic publishing by individuals and...

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