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Here are some associations for bookstores and booksellers. Please help me keep this list up-to-date. If you'd like to nominate a group, email John Kremer. I know that I have missed some associations I truly would like to add to this list. — John Kremer, author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books


Top 700 Independent Bookstores Data Files This list started out as 500, then 600, then 700, and now over 740 top general interest bookstores. It includes names of the book buyers and event coordinators, address, phone, fax, email, website, and other information about each bookstore. You will be able to download three different formats (your choice of one or all) as well as an information sheet to let you know what is contained in the various data files. Data file download, $40.00. If you find any errors in any listing, we guarantee to hunt down the error and correct it for you immediately.


American Booksellers Association (ABA), 200 White Plains Road, Tarrytown NY 10591; 941-591-2665; 800-637-0037; Fax: 941-591-2720. Email: info@bookweb.org. Independent bookstores.

Association of Booksellers for Children (ABC), Kristen McLean, Director, 6538 Collins Avenue #168, Miami Beach FL 33141; 617-390-7759; Fax: 617-344-0540.

Booksellers NZ, Lincoln Gould, CEO. Email: info@inthegrove.co.nz. The trade association for booksellers in New Zealand.

Canadian Booksellers Association (CBA), 789 Don Mills Road #700, Toronto, Ontario M3C 1T5, Canada; 416-467-7883; 866-788-0790; Fax: 416-467-7886.

Christian Booksellers Association (CBA), P.O. Box 200 (80901), 2620 Venetucci Boulevard, Colorado Springs, CO 80906; 719-576-7880; Fax: 719-576-0795. Annual convention in early July.

Great Lakes Booksellers Association, Jim Dana, 208 Franklin Street, P O Box 901, Grand Haven MI 49417; 616-847-2460; 800-745- 2460; Fax: 616-842-0051. Email: info@books-glba.org. Additional web: http://heartlandbookfestival.com.

Independent College Bookstore Association - 143 independent member bookstores.

LDS Booksellers Association. Mormon booksellers.

Midwest Booksellers Association, Susan Walker, Director, 3407 West 44th Street, Minneapolis MN 55410; 612-926-5868; 800-784-7522. Email: UMBAoffice@aol.com.

Mountains & Plains Booksellers Association (MPBA), Laura Ayrey, Director, 19 Old Town Square #238, Fort Collins CO 80524; 970-484-5856; 800-752-0249; Fax: 970-407-1479. Email: info@mountainsplains.org.

National Association of College Stores (NACS), 500 E. Lorain Street, Oberlin, OH 44074; 440-775-7777; Fax: 440-775-4769.

New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association, Eileen Dengler, Director, 2667 Hyacinth Street, Westbury NY 11590; 516-333-0681; 877-866-2422; Fax: 516-333-0689. Email: info@naiba.com.

New England Independent Booksellers Association, 297 Broadway #212, Arlington MA 02474; 781-316-8894; 866-398-8860; Fax: 781-316-2605. Email: neba@neba.org.

Northern California Independent Booksellers Association, Hut Landon, Director, 1007 General Kennedy Avenue, P O Box 29169, San Francisco CA 94129-0169; 415-561-7686; Fax: 415-561-7685. Email: office@nciba.com.

Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association, Thom Chambliss, Director, 214 East 12th Avenue, Eugene OR 97401-3245; 541-683-4363; Fax: 541-683-3910. Email: info@pnba.org.

San Diego Booksellers Association. Features bookstores in the area.

Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance, Wanda Jewell, Director, 3806 Yale Avenue, Columbia SC 29205; 803-779-0118; Fax: 803-779-0113. Email: info@sibaweb.com. Now covers all Southern states.

Southern California Independent Booksellers Association, Jennifer Bigelow, Director, 959 E Walnut Street #220, Pasadena CA 91106; 626-793-8435; Fax: 626-792-1402. Email: jbigelow@scbabooks.org.



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