Midwest Book Awards

Midwest Book Awards

The judges are busy reading the 192 titles entered into the Midwest Book Awards. Finalists will be announced in mid-April. The invitation-only gala will be held Friday, May 12, in St. Paul.
Wrap-up of fall meetings

Wrap-up of fall meetings

September — Our meeting about book award contests provided a lot of information about choosing which ones to enter. More will be written about book awards on our new website but when determining which ones to enter research the organization to understand which ones...
Christmas Book Flood

Christmas Book Flood

Perhaps we should be more like Iceland (uh, not the weather). Iceland has a lovely national tradition called “Jolabokaflod,” or the “Christmas Book Flood,” which started during World War II. Books are the majority of the presents given to one another for Christmas....
Hybrid Publishing

Hybrid Publishing

Publishing: Does It Define You? Does It Matter? Jennifer Baum is publisher and editorial director at Scribe Publishing Company. She is writing a series of articles for MIPA on insights from the 2015 IBPA Publishing University. Across the publishing industry, new...