The Florida Authors & Publishers Association is an organization for authors, publishers, independent publishers, illustrators, editors, printers, and other professionals involved in the publishing industry. They are focused on providing the highest quality of information, resources, and professional development to members and others interested in the writing and publishing profession in the state of Florida.

Each year, the FAPA President’s Book Awards program recognizes book publishing excellence and creativity in design, content, and production for North American authors and publishers. Librarians, book industry professionals, and educators from Florida and other states judge content, theme, layout, and cover design elements.

Each year, FAPA holds the FAPA Annual Conference, a premier educational and networking event for authors and publishers in Florida. This exciting networking and educational event offers two days of sessions with a focus on the business of publishing.  National industry leaders share their expertise and a variety of tools needed to flourish in this evolving publishing environment.