Independent book publishing professionals are people who are employed by or provide services to the independent book publishing industry. They include publishers, editors, writers, proofreaders, designers, marketing professionals, distributors, printers, agents, and others.
In 2007, Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group, together with Marilyn Allen of Allen O'Shea Literary Agency and publishing executive Catherine Goulet, established the Next Generation Indie Book Awards to recognize and honor the best independently published books of the year in more than 70 categories. The Next Generation Indie Book Awards is now the largest international book awards program for independent publishers and authors.
Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group and the Next Generation Indie Book Awards have been proud sponsors of the annual Self Publishing Book Expo held in New York City.
We are developing an online community for independent book publishing professionals. We invite you to join us by becoming a member of the Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group.
Membership in the Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group (IBPPG) is open to:
Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group is proudly affiliated with Next Generation Indie Film Awards. Next Generation Indie Film Awards is a not-for-profit organization devoted to supporting filmmakers through its annual awards and other programs. It endeavors to assist filmmakers at any stage of the filmmaking process in reaching an audience, and aims to advance filmmakers’ careers through services, education, and resources. You can learn more about the annual awards program or submit your film at indiefilmawards.co .