News & Updates
The latest from FAPA and our members
All active FAPA members have the opportunity to apply to the?IBPA 2020 Publishing University?Scholarship Program..?This year’s event will be held?in Redondo Beach, California April 3-4, 2020.
You might ask, why does a 76-year-old retired computer programmer join a professional writers? association? As so often happens, there is a short and long answer.
Nancy J. Cohen writes the Bad Hair Day Mysteries featuring South Florida hairstylist Marla Vail. Nancy?s instructional guide, Writing the Cozy Mystery, was awarded the gold medal in the Reference category at the 2019 FAPA Book Awards
My name is Lyla Faircloth Ellzey and I?m a child of the South, having grown up in small-town rural Florida. I?m delighted to be a part of FAPA. I had the amazing honor of winning two Bronze medals in the 2019 FAPA Awards.
Robert Macomber is a tireless researcher, award-winning author, avid reader of history (mostly), former Dept. of Defense consultant, and internationally acclaimed lecturer.
I am Susan Bays, publisher at Arbutus Press which has published over 75 titles. We have recently relocated to Florida (no more snow) and intend to continue our regional focus with Florida authors and settings.
Meet new member and 2019 FAPA Silver medalist for Poetry, Marina Brown. Marina was awarded the silver medal for The Leaf Does Not Believe It Will Fall.
On August 3, 2019, the Florida Authors and Publishers Association awarded its prestigious annual President?s Book Awards. The event, which took place at the Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace, recognized outstanding books by awarding gold, silver, or bronze medals.
William O?Neill Curatolo worked for decades as a biophysicist publishing numerous scientific research articles and obtaining thirty-six US Patents. He has morphed into a writer of fiction, in the medical thriller genre.