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2016 FAPA President's Book Awards!

2016 FAPA Awards

Submissions now being accepted for the FAPA 2016 Book Awards.

Enter through May 17, 2016

All Materials must be to FAPA by May 19, 2016

 Enter Today: Member Register Online Now!

 Enter Today: Non-Member Register Online Now!

The awards recognize book publishing excellence and creativity in design, content and production for North American authors and publishers! The awards are bigger and better than ever with more categories, including the chance to compete on either a national or state level.

Florida Authors and Publishers Association (FAPA) is pleased to announce the 2015 FAPA President’s Book Awards Winners

New and previous award winners can order additional decals here


2016 Book Expo America - FAPA Heads for Chicago

BEA Display

In 2015 over 70 titles were displayed at Book Expo America! Book Expo America (BEA) is the #1 book and author event in the USA, offering the book industry access to new titles, authors, and education about the publishing industry. A dynamic environment for networking, sourcing, and relationship building in the publishing industry in North America, BEA is the best place to discover new titles and meet face-to-face with favorite and up-and-coming authors.

Winners of the 2015 FAPA Book Awards have the opportunity to display their winning books at BEA 2016 in Chicago. View the brochure we will be sharing by clicking on the image of this year's cover. Registration for BEA 2016 will include an ad similar to the 2015 brochures attached. 

  • Send your completed print ready advertisement in PDF format to by March 15, 2016.

There are 2 options. Click the items below to find out more. 

FAPA Member & Award Winner: 2016 BEA Display Partial Page Ads

FAPA Member & Award Winner: 2016 BEA Display FULL Page Ad



FAPA Annual Conference August 5 & 6, 2016  

Florida Authors & Publishers Association Annual Conference registration will open soon Capture Your Publishing Dream. More information coming soon.  Read more...

Vendors and Sponsors complete a Sponsor & Vendor Application now and advertise to FAPA attendees until the 2016 conference. Read more about Vendor/Sponsor Advertising Guidelines.




Benefits of FAPA Membership

Member Benefits
Educational Conferences. The FAPA Spring Conference, Annual Conference, and Book Awards Banquet. 

FAPA Blog offers valued educational information. 

President's Book Awards Competition.

IBPA Publishing University affiliate scholarship and FAPA stipend award.

Discounted Membership in FAPA Affiliates IBPA and APSS.

FAPA Board is available to Answer Publishing Questions.




2015-2016 FAPA Board Members


What a great year we have in store for you! We are excited to educate, inspire, and lead you with up-to-date publishing information. Expect Board communications via email, Facebook, Twitter, and at conferences. We wish you successful publishing and look forward to hearing from you soon.

2015 FAPA Board Members

On behalf of your board:  Jane Wood & Julia Smith VPs of Marketing; Kay Whitehouse, VP Finance; Mark Wayne Adams, Past President; Terri Gerrell, President; Patti Brassard Jefferson, VP Member Services; Roberta Burton, Secretary; Chris Coad Taylor, VP Events; Mike Woodcock & Ginger Marks; VPs of Communication; Christina Benjamin, General; Kenneth Johnson, General.

Advertising Space Available!

Complete an Application for Advertising now  reach FAPA members and conference attendees. Read more about Vendor/Sponsor Advertising Guidelines.              



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