Professional Development: Attend our monthly programs in Roseville, which feature publishing experts who provide valuable insight, and information about marketing, distribution, writing, editing, production, the law, and more.

MIPA Website: Discover your source for information about publishing events, the
Midwest Book Awards, member news, and more.

● E-mail Updates: Get MIPA news and announcements, regional and national publishing news, and member news at your fingertips.

● Facebook Page: “Like” us at and get info and announcements right on your timeline.

● Annual Vendor Fair: Find the services you need—editors, designers, printers, publicists, indexers, illustrators—to produce beautiful, professional, and successful

● Midwest Book Awards: Receive a discount on entries to the prestigious Midwest Book Awards.

● Networking: Exchange ideas with other publishers and writers. Meet publishing industry professionals. Make business connections. Get access to current news, events, and publishing trends.

● Marketing, Production, and Promotions: Take advantage of other discounts only available to MIPA members on book production services, printing, publicity
services and more.

Download our brochure:

Publisher Professional Organizations

Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA): $99 annual membership fee
($30 discounted from $129 fee).

● Association of Publishers for Special Sales (APSS): membership discount for MIPA members.

Book Production Services / Website Development

See member pages under the Member Directory for discounts offered to MIPA members.


See you in the fall

Thanks to all for great attendance and interest in the meetings this year. The May meeting was, as usual, the Book Awards Gala. We're all taking a break for the summer.