Independent Publishers of New England

As a cooperative nonprofit, IPNE provides networking, resources, education, and cooperative 
marketing for New England's independent publishing community. Member volunteers design and carry out our programs.

5th Annual New England Publishing Conference

Friday & Saturday, September 25/26, 2015
Sheraton Portsmouth (NH) Harborside Hotel

IPNE is working hard to bring a more dynamic, informed, and hands-on weekend to support your independent publishing needs. Stay tuned for details! 

Interested in getting involved? Please send an email to let us know if you'd like to volunteer or to suggest a speaker or topic.

Online Registration Opens May 15, 2015

2015 IPNE Book Awards 

The 2nd Annual IPNE Book Award winners will be announced at the 5th Annual Publishing Conference in Portsmouth, NH.

What do you want IPNE to be? How can we better serve our members? Please lend us your voice and experience!

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IPNE Office Hours - Live Online, Every Thursday

Drop by IPNE Office Hours every Thursday at 10 AM EDT to ask questions, share your experiences, and learn from experts! During Office Hours, we'll have board members, regional & national experts; or it may just be you and another member. Use this channel whenever you wish!

As we fill out our Annual  Conference schedule, we'll have speakers and workshop facilitators on to preview their presentations on IPNE Office Hours. 


Best of IOH 2014 - the publishing process

FaceTheBook TV - books & authors

IPNE's Board Elects New Officers!

Christine Frost—President

Charlotte Pierce—Vice President

Crystal Ponti—Secretary  

Cathy Xiaogang Wang—Treasurer 

Paul Parisi Assistant Treasurer

Click here for short bios of the 2015-2016 Board of Directors.

IPNE Branch Meetups

In April, we re-launched our weekly Thursday evening coffee hour at the Kickstand Cafe, Arlington. If you are the first to arrive, please put up some kind of sign on the table so other members can find you. 

This is an informal drop-in (see registration list). These informal gatherings are on Thursdays at the Kickstand Cafe in Arlington, Massachusetts. Group size at this venue is limited to about 15, so come early!

Contact or call 339-368-5656 for more information. 

At the Metro Boston Branch monthly meetups, we have a presentation by a speaker or panel, generally on the last Saturday morning at HF Group at 100 Cambridge Street in Charlestown, MA. Check our Events page for location and time changes.

Click here for locations and time & date updates for all IPNE events.

Boston Book Festival, October 25, 2014

We had a brilliant fall day and lots of engagement for 54 IPNE and affiliated members at the Boston Book Festival in Copley Square, Boston! Steven R. Porter of ARIA and Stillwater River Press in Rhode Island coordinated the IPNE exhibit.

Independent Publishers of New England
PO Box 206, Arlington, MA 02476


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