Monthly MiPA Meeting

Join us for our Online Webinar: “Throw Out the Rulebook: Publishing in a Pandemic” with Bookmobile’s Don Leeper and Angela Bole, CEO of IBPA. contect with us by phone or Zoom. Details below!

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The 29th Annual Midwest Book Awards were held on May 4th, and the winners have been announced! Find the full list of titles here.

Monthly Meeting

Throw Out the Rulebook: Publishing in a Pandemic

with Bookmobile’s Don Leeper and Angela Bole, CEO of IBPA

Event Details & Registration

We are online with this month’s meeting, utilizing a Zoom meeting generously provided by the North Dakota State University (and MiPA President) Suzzanne Kelley! 

Tuesday, April 12, 2020:
6:30 Virtual Happy Hour Networking—join us any time before the meeting to say hello (and test your audio and optionally video connection)
7:00 Presentations and Discussion

2019 MiPA Book Awards Gala

Publishers based in the Midwest were invited to enter the 29th Annual Midwest Book Awards competition for excellence in books published during the 2018 calendar year. The awards recognize creativity in content and execution, overall book quality, and the book’s unique contribution to its subject area.

The Midwest Independent Publishing Association (MiPA) has sponsored the book awards since 1990.

Midwest Book Awards honor the publishers in the 12-state Midwest publishing community who are producing quality work. Award recognition helps publishers and authors succeed in today’s competitive publishing industry.

View the list of winners from the 29th Annual Midwest Book Awards here

View Photos from the Awards Gala here