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 is connecting and networking with other authors, publishers and service providers.

Latest News and Updates

Meet the 2017 Medalists

Each week, we feature four of the 2017 FAPA President’s Book Awards medalists. This week we are featuring Bette Lee Crosby, Curtis Inabinett, Jr., Katrina Kusa, and a mother-daughter writing team, Megan Pitts and Vicki Shankwitz.

read more

Meet member Rena Koontz

Meet member Rena Koontz, an award-winning journalist turned award-winning author, and a 2017 FAPA President’s Book Awards Silver Medalist.

read more

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.