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We are a nonprofit trade association that supports the success and growth of independent bookstores in illinois, iowa, kansas, minnesota, missouri, nebraska. Each independent book retailer is uniquely independent. How independent bookstores are driving online sales the. New atlantic independent booksellers association, westbury. For midwest booksellers, its business as usual despite. Two days of authors, education, networking and fun free to all mpiba member booksellers. We are a nonprofit trade association that supports the success and growth of independent bookstores in illinois, iowa, kansas, minnesota, missouri, nebraska, north dakota, south dakota, wisconsin, and michigans upper peninsula. One beacon street, 15th floor boston, ma 02108 617.
Miba supports and celebrates indie bookstores in the 9state. Hosted jointly by the midwest independent booksellers association and the great lakes independent booksellers association, we are unique in the regional bookselling world because we present two regions of booksellers as one large midwestern community. Bookseller associations american booksellers association 200 white plains road, suite 600, tarrytown, ny 10591. The award will be presented each year to a bookseller affiliated with any indie in. Midwest independent publishers association mipa posts. It also includes a list of independent bookstores in the region. We offer a wide array of trade and consumer digital, print, and inperson opportunities for our book industry members to promote their titles, share industry news, showcase authors, and put your company front and center of hundreds of independent booksellers. The heartland fall forum is an annual conference that we produce with the midwest independent booksellers association. For more information about midwest independent booksellers, click here. We will mail a galley of our heartland book club selection to all of our booksellers well before the show for everyone to read. Search the aba bookseller member directory the american.
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