Joining the Center for Book Publishing is quick and easy.

 

  1. Scroll down to the appropriate membership.
  2. "Click" on the PayPal button and you will be taken out to PayPal to securely pay your initial membership dues.
  3. When you are automatically returned to this website from PayPal, you will complete the registration process and immediately receive full membership benefits.
Questions on membership or the process? See the FAQs below.

Author Memberships

Annual  Membership
$75
per year
Lifetime Membership 
$175
one-time

Business Memberships

Individual Professional or Sole Proprietorship

less than 5 employees

$149

for one year
membership

Two Year Membership
Save 40% on the second year
$239
Small Business
  • 5 to 50 employees
$279

for one year
membership

Two Year Membership
Save 40% on the second year
$449
Mid-Size Business
  • 51 to 500 employees
$479

for one year
membership

Two Year Membership
Save 40% on the second year
$769
Large Business
  • more than 500 employees
$879

for one year
membership

Two Year Membership
Save 40% on the second year
$1399

Educational Organization Membership

Annual  Membership
$75

 per year

Lifetime Membership 
$175
one-time

FAQs about Membership

Who can be a Member?

The Center is a nonprofit business league organized to improve the business of book publishing, so Membership is restricted to individuals and businesses  involved in writing or publishing books. General Membership requirements can be found on the About Us page and detailed requirements are in the Bylaws. Membership can be terminated if the Member does not meet the requirements for Membership.

What types of entities qualify as Educational Organizations?

Writers Conferences, Book Festivals, and other Nonprofits in the Publishing Industry which are organized to promote the publishing industry or train writers and publishers may qualify as Educational Organizations. Educational Organization membership is a type of Business Membership.

What is a Lifetime Membership?

Authors and nonprofit Educational Organizations may become Lifetime Members if they meet the Membership requirements and pay the Lifetime Member Dues. Lifetime Memberships may be terminated if the Member does not participate in Center activities for a period of three (3) years. A Member is considered active if they (a) visit and log in to the Center's website, (b) participate in a Center membership meeting, or (c) attend any other meeting, training, or activity sponsored by the Center. A Lifetime Membership can be reinstated upon application by the Member and payment of a $25 reinstatement fee.

Do I have to have a PayPal account to use PayPal?

No, you can use PayPal as a guest and use most major credit and debit cards to pay your Membership fee.

Can I pay by check?

Yes. Contact the Center and let us know that you want to become a Member and pay by check. We will help you to setup your Membership.

More questions?

Use our Feedback page to contact us and we'll answer all of your questions, or at least give it our best try!