2018 Book Awards Submissions Are Open!

Each year, the FAPA President’s Book Awards program recognizes book publishing excellence and creativity in design, content, and production for North American authors and publishers.


Advertise in the 2018 FAPA Book Catalog

The 2018 FAPA Book Catalog offers authors and publishers who are members of FAPA a cost-effective way to promote their books throughout Florida and in the national market.




FAPA holds a series of educational conferences for authors, publishers and other industry professionals each year.

Book Awards

The annual FAPA Book Awards recognizes book publishing excellence and creativity in design, content, and production.


One of the greatest benefits of membership in myFAPA.org is connecting and networking with other authors, publishers and service providers.

Latest News and Updates

Meet new member Sarah Frank

Sarah Frank is a 15-year-old author and poet from Tampa, Florida. She attends Howard W. Blake High School of the Arts, where she majors in creative writing and is president of the freshman class. One Chance, Sarah’s first novel, was originally handwritten in a red notebook while she was in the fifth grade. She completed One Chance for publication by BeaLu Books when she was 14.

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Here are some suggestions for book festivals from Kay Whitehouse, children’s book author and FAPA board member. Use these to make your book festival experience a success, whether it’s your first festival or your fiftieth.

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Sometimes they’ll even say ‘yes’

A recent article in Tallahassee Magazine featured four Florida publishers currently accepting book submissions including FAPA Past President, Terri Gerrell of Southern Yellow Pine Publishing.

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In Publishing? In Florida?

The Florida Authors and Publishers Association is an organization for authors, publishers, independent publishers, illustrators, editors, printers, and other professionals involved in the publishing industry.