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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

Florida Publishers Association, Director, P O Box 430, Highland City FL 33846-0430; 941-647-5951; Fax: 941-647-5951. 75 members, since 1983.

Great Lakes Independent Publishers Association, Sherry Wells, President, Lawells Publishing, P O Box 1338, Royal Oak MI 48068; 248-543-5297. Email: or

Greater New York Independent Publishers Association, Small Press Center, 20 West 44th Street, New York NY 10036; 212-736-6279; Fax: 212-695-3217.

Hawaii Book Publishers Association, P O Box 235736, Honolulu HI 96823. Email:

IBPA: The Independent Book Publishers Association, Angela Bole, CEO, 1020 Manhattan Beach Boulevard #204, Manhattan Beach CA 90266; 310-546-1818; Fax: 310-546-3939. Email: Since 1983. Their 2017 Publishing University will be held from April 7 to 8 in Portland, Oregon.

Independent Publishers Guild, P O Box 93, Royston SG8 5GH, England; 081-01763-247014; Fax: 081-01763-246293. Email:

Independent Publishers Association of Canada, P O Box 22184, Calgary, Alberta, T2P 4J1 Canada; 403-290-0800. Founded in 1993.

Independent Publishers of New England, Charlotte Pierce, President, 10 Court Street #206, Arlington MA 02476-0206; 339-368-5656. Email:

Independent Travel Publishers Association, Anna Clifford, Director, 96 Ingham Hill Road, Essex CT 06426; 860-767-7662; Fax: 860-767-7662.

Jewish Book Council, The Jewish Community Center, 15 East 26th Street, New York NY 10010-1505; 212-532-4949.

Kansas City Publishers Association, Dee Barwick, Options, 5822 Reinhardt Drive, Fairway KS 66205; 913-236-5595; Fax: 816-531-6113.

Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance, Joshua Bodwell, Executive Director, Glickman Family Library, University of Southern Maine, 314 Forest Avenue #318, Portland ME 04102; 207-228-8263; Fax: 207-228-8150. Email: 950 members since 1975.

Michigan Black Independent Publishers Association, Tanya Bates, President, P O Box 14304, Lansing MI 48901-4304; 517-204-4197. Email:

MidAtlantic Book Publishers Association, P O Box 97, Ferndale PA 18921; 610-847-2456. Email: Since 1994. Covers Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and DC.

Midwest Independent Publishers Association, P O Box 65686, St. Paul MN 55165; 651-917-0021. Email: Since 1983.

Minnesota Publishers Roundtable, Alison Aten, Membership Coordinator; 651-259-3203. Email: Since 1970.

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