Information, guides,
and vendor reviews for the
independent publisher.


Unbiased evaluations of companies providing services to the book industry


Expert evaluation and recommendations on service issues


Bringing together industry leaders to exchange, educate, and encourage


Best practices, white papers, and recommended reading to help expand your publishing knowledge


Members get answers to their publishing questions from our network of experts.


Vendors who have proven track records in providing high quality service and products

Guidance you can trust.


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The Center has access to many of the leading experts in book publishing. Our goal is to share this industry knowledge with authors, publishers, editors, marketers, designers, and other industry professionals to continue to improve the books we all love so much. If there is a topic or question you would like us to explore, please ask us.
The Center for Book Publishing is a member-supported, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the quality, integrity, and reputation of the book publishing industry. Our members help to set the standards, provide the vendor reviews, and guide the organization's activities.

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