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In the News
Thursday, January 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sourcebooks Expands Children's Program in Deal with March 4th »
By Jim Milliot (for Publishers Weekly ) -- In an effort to expand its children’s nonfiction publishing program, Sour...
Wednesday, January 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Future House Publishing: A Young Press Off to a Bright Start »
By Anisse Gross (for Publishers Weekly ) -- After only two years of publishing, Utah’s Future House Publishing has s...
Saturday, January 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IDPF Executive Director's Open Letter on IDPF/W3C Merger »
Read also: > OverDrive’s Steve Potash Moves to Block IDPF Merger with W3C (published January 13, 2017 at Publishe...
Thursday, January 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Holiday Comp Sales Fell 9% at B&N »
By Jim Milliot (for Publishers Weekly ) -- Barnes & Noble reported this morning that 2016 holiday sales cam...
Friday, December 16, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
Dominique Raccah: PW Person of the Year, 2016 »
IBPA sincerely congratulates independent publisher Dominique Raccah on being chosen Publishers Weekly's Person of the Year...

Press Releases
Monday, December 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA Unveils New Web Portal Based on the Power of Social Media Technology »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Interested in joining IBPA's online community? Current IBPA members can sign-in here ....
Thursday, January 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Firebrand acquires IP Assets from Enthrill Distribution, Inc. »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Newburyport, MA - January 12, 2017) -- Firebrand Technologies, a pioneer in publishing technolo...
Wednesday, December 21, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
Chicago Review Press acquires Parenting Press, effective January 1, 2017 »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Chicago, IL - December 21, 2016) -- Chicago Review Press Incorporated, the parent company of Ch...
Friday, November 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Applications Now Accepted for IBPA's Board of Directors (Fiscal Years 2018-2019) »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Manhattan Beach, CA - November 18, 2016) -- Six seats are opening on the Independent Book Publi...
Wednesday, September 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Publicist of the Year Stages Another PSA Campaign for Authors to "Check Their Books" »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Agoura Hills, CA - September 28, 2016) -- Rhonda Rees, Publicist of the Year, author and advoca...

Director's Desk
Tuesday, November 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Committee Members Are the Backbone of IBPA »
By Angela Bole, IBPA CEO -- Welcome to the meetings and conventions issue of IBPA Independent!...
Saturday, October 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meet IBPA’s Paige Greco: She’s Only a Phone Call Away »
By Angela Bole, IBPA CEO -- When was the last time you called the IBPA office to talk to someone about your publishing...
Thursday, September 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Membership Types Address IBPA’s Diverse Membership »
By Angela Bole, IBPA CEO -- IBPA has served the independent publishing community since 1983. Today, as self-publishing,...
Monday, August 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Growing, Innovating, Connecting: A Preview of IBPA’s New Website »
By Angela Bole, IBPA CEO -- In this issue of IBPA Independent , you’ll find a focus on innovation—something independen...
Friday, July 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Living Our Values »
By Angela Bole, IBPA CEO -- “Do what you love to do and give it your very best; whether it’s business, baseball, the th...

Trade Show Reports
Tuesday, May 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA Report from BookExpo/BookCon 2016 »
By Angela Bole, IBPA CEO – For the first time in 12 years, BookExpo  and BookCon took root in Chicago...
Friday, October 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA Report from the Frankfurt Book Fair 2015 »
By Mimi Le, IBPA Project Coordinator/Member Benefits Specialist – What is the Frankfurt Book Fair? Months before the...
Monday, July 20, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA Report from the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference 2015 »
By Angela Bole, IBPA Executive Director -- The 2015 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference brought 22...
Thursday, June 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA Report from BookExpo/BookCon 2015 »
By Angela Bole, IBPA Executive Director — The show floor felt kinetic – more kinetic than I remember it feeling in year...
Thursday, October 23, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA Report from the Frankfurt Book Fair 2014 »
By Angela Bole, IBPA Executive Director — In 1985, IBPA was privileged to represent our members’ titles at the Frankf...

Book Awards
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...
Wednesday, April 1, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
27th Annual Benjamin Franklin Book Award Winners »
The IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards , which include fifty-five categories recognizing excellence in book editorial and de...

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