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Here is a list of various associations and groups for book publishers, ebook publishers, self-publishers, and related book publishing services.

Please note that this is a work in progress. 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

Canadian Children's Book Centre, Charlotte Teeple, Director, 35 Spadina Road, Toronto, Ontario, M5R 2S9 Canada; 416-975-0010; Fax: 416-975-1839.

Canadian Publishers Council, 250 Merton Street #203, Toronto, Ontario, M4S 1B1 Canada; 416-322-7011; Fax: 416-322-6999. Email: 40 publishers of English-language books.

Carolina Association of Publishers, John Simone, Three Pyramids Publishing, 201 Kenwood Meadows Drive, Raleigh NC 27603; 919-773-2080. Email: May no longer be active.

Catholic Book Publishers Association, Terry Wessels, Executive Director, 8404 Jamesport Drive, Rockford IL 61108; 815-332-3245; Fax: 815-332-3476. Email:

Catholic Marketing Network, 111 Ferguson Court #102, Irving TX 75062; 972-570-8622; 800-506-6333; Fax: 972-929-0330. Founded in 1995.

Central Wisconsin Publishers Association, Wisconsin Trails, Patty Mayers, 6225 University Avenue, P O Box 5650, Madison WI 53705; 608-231-2444; Fax: 608-231-1557. Email:

Children's Book Council, 12 West 37th Street, 2nd Floor, New York NY 10018-7480; 212-966-1990; 800-666-7608; Fax: 212-966-2073. Email:

Christian Small Publishers Association, Sarah Bolme, P O Box 481022, Charlotte NC 28269; 704-277-7194; Fax: 704-717-2928. Email: Founded in 2004. 80 members.

Comics Magazine Association of America, Peter Rush, Director, 355 Lexington Avenue, 17th Floor, New York NY 10017; 212-661-4261; Fax: 212-370-9047.

Connecticut Authors & Publishers Association, P O Box 715, Avon CT 06001; 203-790-1114.

Consortium of Northern Publishers, Lael Morgan, President, P O Box 60529, Fairbanks AK 99706; 907-474-4969.

Council of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP), 154 Christopher Street #3C, New York NY 10014-2839; 212-741-9110; Fax: 212-741-9112. Email:

Custom Publishing Council, 30 West 26th Street, New York NY 10010; 212-989-4631.

Educational Paperback Association, Marilyn Abel, Exec Secretary, P O Box 1399, East Hampton NY 11937; 631-329-3315. Email: Includes publishers and distributors of paperback books to school, college, and library markets.

Evangelical Christian Publishers Association, Doug Ross, Director, 1969 E Broadway Road #2, Tempe AZ 85282; 602-966-3998; Fax: 602-966-1944.

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