The 2020 Midwest Book Awards!

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Special Publishing Q&A and Holiday Theme Background Contest!


Bring your publishing problems and questions to the next MiPA member meeting on Zoom for our Open Publishing Q&A Discussion.

For our December meeting, in this most unusual of unusual years, the MiPA directors will step up in front of the (virtual) microphone to answer your questions. MiPA’s directors have decades of experience in publishing and can speak to a range of topics, including types of publishing, best practices for book layout and design, finding and working with a book distributor, editorial decisions, and more. This meeting is in place of our typical in-person holiday party, so to lighten the mood, we’re also hosting a Zoom holiday-themed background competition—attendees will vote on the winner, who will receive a mystery box of fiction titles published in the Midwest!

Did you publish a book in 2020?

The Midwest Book Awards is now offering a discounted rate for publishers of multiple titles, and this year's program includes three new categories! Click here for the entry form for the Midwest Book Awards. Entries accepted until Jan. 15, 2021.

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