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Organizations of Interest to Writers, Artists, and Publishers

See also Research Resources & Regional Publishing Associations on this site.

Mystery Writers of America

The Mystery Writers of America was founded in 1945 to promote and protecte the interests and welfare of mystery writers and to increase the esteem and literary recognition given to the genre.

National Writers Union

The National Writers Union is an organization dedicated to writers. Among the benefits, you will find The Job Hotline, an up-to-date listing of freelance, contract, and permanent jobs for writers of all types.

IBPA Online

Independent Book Publishers Association, one of the best organizations for publishers.

SPAN, Small Publishers Association of North America

SPAN is a dynamic organization for small publishers. Run by publishing consultants, Tom and Marilyn Ross, SPAN membership includes important money-saving possibilities, an outstanding monthly newsletter, and an optional yearly publishing seminar.

Christian Small Publishers Association

CSPA is a new association (2004) for small publishers publishing materials for the Christian marketplace.



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