Welcome to CIPA, the Colorado Independent Publishers Association.

We are a nonprofit cooperative of authors, independent book publishers, and publishing professionals working together to create quality self-published books.

We help our members achieve their publishing goals through cooperative ventures, education, and networking.

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New Membership Pricing

 Join CIPA at a reduced rate! The pricing is also good for renewing members. You can join CIPA either as an Author/Independent Publisher or as a Service Provider member and receive the following benefits: 

General Member

For Authors and Independent Publishers

$66 / annually

  Each Monthly meeting features a publishing industry expert who will talk about writing, publishing, marketing, book distribution, or any related topic of interest to self-publishers

  Meetings provide the opportunity to speak with guest speakers and CIPA members about obstacles you are facing in your publishing process

  CIPA Online Webinars and Guided Discussions hone in on practical exercises for publishing success

  Members receive Member Discounts to CIPA and affiliate events that give you the opportunity to market and sell your books such as IBPA, Mountains & Plains FallCon (trade show), CIPA EVVY Book Awards Contest, and more

  CIPA has a roster of Service Provider Members you can contract with to help you throughout the publishing process

  Network with Your Peers (in-person or on Zoom – check the meeting details)

Service Provider Member

Offer products and services to other members

$99 / annually

All General Membership benefits PLUS:

  Attend our monthly meetings for FREE

  Host a roundtable, or Zoom breakout session during our monthly meetings

  Host a local CIPA Armchair event about your industry related topic, marketed to CIPA members only (can be in-person, or on Zoom)

  Volunteer on committees and/or CIPA’s Board

  Submit an industry-related article to be distributed throughout CIPA’s social media channels

  Prominently display your marketing material at a live meeting

  Add a free download to the CIPA Store

  Be a featured listing on the CIPA website Online Directory

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