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Idle Time Press’ Clever Marketing Idea Leads to Multiple Media Opportunities »
Idle Time Press’ book, The Circle 19: a Brussels Anthology , was placed throughout Parc du Cinquantenaire in Brussels, Be...
Thursday, July 2, 2020   (2 Comments - view/add)
Outgoing Board Chair Brooke Warner’s Powerful Note & Get to Know Incoming Board Chair Karla Olson »
July 1, 2020 was a big day for the Independent Book Publishers Association. It was the beginning of the new IBPA fiscal ye...
Thursday, June 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Street Noise Books’ Outreach to Authors from Marginalized Communities »
Street Noise Books Publisher and Founder Liz Frances (left) is pictured with author Aisha Redux, whose book, Stupid Black...
Thursday, June 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Inner Flower Child Books and LeVar Burton Team Up for COVID-19 Relief »
LeVar Burton reads, The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm, the book he co-authored with the founders of Inner Flower Child Boo...
Thursday, May 28, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cooperative Press Featured in The New York Times with Pandemic-Related Book, Doomsday Knits »
Cooperative Press and Publisher Shannon Okey (top right) are featured in a pandemic-themed article in The New York Times...
Thursday, May 21, 2020   (2 Comments - view/add)
Doodle and Peck Publishing Holds Strategic Planning Meeting on Their 5-Year Anniversary »
Doodle and Peck Publishing held a meeting for its 5-year anniversary. Some of the attendees included those pictured: (left...
Thursday, May 14, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Antarctica Arts Book Named one of Kirkus Reviews’ Best 100 Indie Books of 2019 »
Antarctica Arts Founder Stephen Barnwell celebrates his book Willoughby’s World of Wonder being named one of Kirkus Rev...
Tuesday, April 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
COVID-19 News: IBPA Members Respond to "Pandemic Publishing" Survey »
(Manhattan Beach, California - April 21, 2020) -- On April 14, 2020, IBPA Independent magazine house reporter Deb...
Thursday, April 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Day Drankin’ Press’ Report from Book Manufacturing Mastered »
This formal portrait of Day Drankin’ Press’ President and Co-Founder Ryan Jett is intended to match the high-brow tone of...
Thursday, April 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bushel & Peck Books Amplifies Their Mission of Giving in Response to the Coronavirus Crisis »
Sunset Elementary School in Fresno, CA receives the first full donation from Bushel & Peck Books founder David Miles (...
Thursday, March 19, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA Members Share Tips to Weather the Effects of the Coronavirus »
IBPA deeply cares that our members are feeling the effects of the coronavirus on their businesses and personal lives and t...
Thursday, March 12, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Vestra Lingua Publishing's While Mommy Was Fast Asleep Is Translated into Braille »
Vestra Lingua Publishing Founder Lisa Cole (far right) visits the South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind Foundation...
Thursday, March 5, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
Top Reads Publishing Book Named a 2019 Kirkus Reviews Best Indie Nonfiction Title »
In the left panel, Top Reads Publishing Founder Teri Rider (right) poses with Why Do They Hate Us? Making Peace with the...
Thursday, February 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Get to Know IBPA Affiliate Midwest Independent Publishers Association »
Midwest Independent Publishers Association vice president Paul Nylander is pictured with a 2019 Midwest Book Award winner,...
Thursday, February 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Common Deer Press’ Three Strategies to Find New & Emerging Talent »
In the bottom left box,  Common Deer Press publisher Kirsten Marion (right) poses with Just Watch Me author Erin Si...
Thursday, January 30, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA Member Paul Parkinson Lands TODAY Interview »
Unselfish Kids authors, Paul & Sammie Parkinson (third and fourth from the left) are pictured with TODAY hosts Hoda...
Thursday, January 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Independent Publishers Share Their Best Independent Publishing Strategies for 2020 »
2020 has officially begun! One of the best ways to set up your independent publishing company for success is to create a s...
Wednesday, January 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Square One Publishers Remembers Their Award-winning Popular Fiction Novelist, James A. Misko »
The following was provided by IBPA member Square One Publishers in remembrance of their novelist, James A. Misko....
Thursday, December 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Independent Publishers Share the Biggest Publishing Lessons They Learned in 2019 »
It’s hard to believe, but 2019 has almost come to a close. Since IBPA’s motto is “Helping Each Other Achieve and Succeed,”...
Thursday, December 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA’s Annual Roundups Are All About You! »
IBPA loves celebrating members’ achievements, so each week in the eNewsletter we post a Member Spotlight article that high...
Thursday, November 21, 2019   (2 Comments - view/add)
To Save the Planet, Patagonia Books Stops Sending Print ARCs »
Pictured left is one of Patagonia Books' final print ARCs and on the right is the cover of the digital-only ARC for their...
Thursday, November 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pure Imagination Enterprises' The Magic Christmas Ornament Book Trailer Runs in Theaters »
Still from The Magic Christmas Ornament book trailer and IBPA member author publisher Jim Barbato holding a copy of the...
Thursday, November 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Author Publisher Joel A. Moore’s Long Journey to Winning Freedoms Foundation Award »
IBPA member Joel A. Moore (center) is in the Civil War Encampment at "The Great Train Raid" event at the Wilmington and We...
Thursday, October 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA Members Share Their “Scaaarrryyyy” Publishing Stories! »
Benjamin Franklin gets in the holiday spirit here in the IBPA offices! (Marble sculpture created for, and presented to, Ja...
Thursday, October 24, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Behind the Scenes of the IBPA Independent Magazine »
Members of the IBPA Independent magazine team. Clockwise, from top left: Trecien Schultz, graphic designer; Alexa Schlos...
Thursday, October 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Double IBPA Good News! Member Vesuvian Media Group Acquires Member Black Spot Books »
Top left, Vesuvian Media Group founder Italia Gandolfo (center) is pictured with two Vesuvian authors, Mary Ting (left) an...
Thursday, October 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Getting to Know IBPA Affiliate St. Louis Publishers Association (SLPA) »
Pictured is the current St. Louis Publishers Association Board of Directors. Membership Chair Peggy Nehmen is center in th...
Thursday, October 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MKZ Books' Report from Digital Book World 2019 »
MKZ Books, Inc. Publisher Marta Zarrella (second from left) and Creative Director Kathryn Zarrella (far right) meet with a...
Thursday, September 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Behind the Scenes of IBPA Podcast Inside Independent Publishing »
Former IBPA board chair and Stone Bridge Press Publisher, Peter Goodman, hosts IBPA's podcast, Inside Independent Publish...
Thursday, September 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Getting to Know IBPA Affiliate Florida Authors & Publishers Association (FAPA) »
Pictured are most of the current FAPA Board of Directors, taken at the 2019 FAPA President’s Book Awards. Center in the lo...
Thursday, September 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reid Lance Rosenthal Donates 20,000 Books to U.S. Troops »
IBPA member Reid Lance Rosenthal holds two books in his Threads West series (Book 3, Uncompahgre , and Book 4, Moccasi...
Thursday, August 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Barefoot Books Partners with Books For Africa to Promote Literacy in Mozambique »
Barefoot Books Co-Founder and CEO Nancy Traversy (top row, fourth from the left) gives books to COVida activistas as part...
Tuesday, August 20, 2019   (7 Comments - view/add)
SOS Programs and Parents Press Explain Amazon's EDI Chargebacks »
An IBPA member copes with Amazon’s Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) shipping chargebacks: an early warning to others...
Thursday, August 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Boys Town Press’ Green Wins IBPA's Yale Leadership Strategies in Publishing Scholarship »
Boys Town Press' Erin Green (middle) attended the Yale Leadership Strategies in Publishing Course July 28-August 2, 2019 o...
Wednesday, August 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Four IBPA Members Sign Distribution Deals with Independent Publishers Group (IPG) »
IBPA congratulates current members Buffalo Heritage Press, Disruption Books, Interlude Press, and Oceanview Publishing on...

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