BAIPA monthly meetings are now exclusively on Zoom, at least until we get through this COVID-19 crisis. The Zoom links will be provided to you via email on the Friday evening before, around 9 PM.
Therefore, all non-members MUST register in advance in order to participate. However, all current BAIPA members will get the Zoom info for the morning session automatically.
Please scroll down to the bottom of this page if you need a non-member ticket.
The general meeting begins at 9 am, the speaker presentation is at 11 am, after Q&A, networking time, introductions & announcements.
Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities in Fall 2022 and Beyond
Lee Wind, Director of Education and Programs
Independent Book Publishers Association
IBPA is the largest publisher association in the US serving indie and author-publishers, and as such, keeps track of what is happening in our industry.
Key Takeaways include:
- What are the key directions for indie/author publishing going forward
- All about the Independent Book Publishers Association and member benefits
- How BAIPA is connected to the Independent Book Publishers Association.
About Our Speaker: Lee Wind
Lee Wind (he/him) is an author, blogger, and director of education and programs for IBPA (Independent Book Publishers Association). He loves empowering indie publishers to have their voices heard. As an author, Lee published YA novel Queer as a Five-Dollar Bill celebrated by Publishers Weekly as an Indie
Success Story and has two books published by IBPA member indie presses, the middle grade non-fiction No Way, They Were Gay? Hidden Lives and Secret Loves (Lerner) honored as a Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Books winner and a Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection, and
the picture book Red and Green and Blue and White (Levine Querido, illustrated by Caldecott Medalist Paul O.Zelinsky) which was named a Sydney Taylor Award Notable Picture Book, received five starred trade reviews, and was called “beautiful” by The New York Times. To find out more about Lee, checkout the interview that John Byrne Barry did back in 2018.
You can find out more about IBPA here: ibpa-online.org
Lee Wind can be reached at [email protected]
Lee Wind on Current Trends & Challenges for Author Publishers
September 10, 2022
9:00 am - 12:15 pm
Venue: Zoom Event
This is exclusively an online event via Zoom.
Zoom links will be provided in an email sent out the Friday evening before the event day, between 8:45 and 9 PM. If you have pre-registered and do not receive that email, please reach out to [email protected]