Monthly Meetings

Monthly meetings feature publishing experts who provide valuable insight and information about marketing, distribution, writing, editing, production, publishing law, and more. Meetings are typically held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month, September through May, 7:00 to 8:30 pm Central time, with networking starting ahead of time at 6:30, all via Zoom. Check specific events for details and changesSign up for the MiPA email list to receive the Zoom Meeting Link each month.

Upcoming Events

  • Saturday, June 26, 2021: Virtual Midwest Book Awards Gala
  • Tuesday, September 14, 2021: All about Ingram Spark, with Josh Floyd of Ingram
  • Tuesday, October 12, 2021: What to know when working with book printers, with Tom Frank of Versa Press, Inc.
  • Our meetings are free to all to attend.  

Meeting notes and recordings of past meetings

May 2021 (Diversity in Publishing): Meeting video, meeting notes
April 2021 (Hybrid Publishing): Meeting video, meeting notes
March 2021 (Amazon Ads): Meeting video, meeting notes
February 2021 (How to Publish): Meeting video, meeting notes
January 2021 (Audiobook Production): Meeting video, meeting notes
November 2020 (Children’s Literatire): Meeting video, meeting notes