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Thanks so much, IBPA! The LinkedIn group is a fantastic resource. I’ve already learned some things in the first fifteen minutes. Glad I joined.

— Mostly Kids Guides, Karen Bartlett

I’m enjoying the July 2015 Independent! Reading the stories in “Success by Meaningful Measures” is inspiring and empowering. If they can do it, so can I. As a one book publisher, I’ve…

— Shoe Print Art, Karen Robbins

I wanted to let you know that the ALA 2015 book signing was great. We made a lot of important connections and we expect more networking in the next days. The staff…

— Sigillum Publishers, Ana Costa Alongi

Just wanted to pass along a note of gratitude for making my authors exhibiting with IBPA at ALA 2015 feel supported and provided for. I heard nothing but great things about your…

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I am really loving the support and education IBPA provides. My association with your organization has shaved months, perhaps years off our start up curve. Not to mention $$$. Keep up the…

— Cleveland Writers Press, Paul Huckleberry
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2015-07 IBPA Independent Magazine
A Progress Report with Questions for the Future July 2015

This month marks the beginning of my third year as IBPA’s executive director. I know it’s cliché, but it’s absolutely astonishing to me how quickly time flies. It’s true what Ferris Bueller said: “Life moves... Read More

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