SCBWI Partners with IBPA

More than 3,500 independent publishers, author publishers, authors, and other publishing professionals from across the United States and beyond have discovered the value of The Independent Book Publishers Association, and as an SCBWI member, you get a special 20% discount on IBPA membership. IBPA is a wonderful addition to SCBWI membership to help you on your independent or author publishing journey. Click here to join IBPA today!

Upon joining, you'll receive access to more than a hundred benefits that are specially designed to help you thrive as a publisher, as well as tools to help you sell your books into key sales markets. These competitive advantages and benefits pay for membership in no time.

Member benefits include:

With IBPA, independent publishers, author publishers, authors, and other publishing professionals receive the support they need to make sense of the sometimes-complicated business of publishing, as well as the boost needed to build a successful publishing career.

About the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA)

Founded in 1983 to support independent publishers nationwide, the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) leads and serves the independent publishing community through advocacy, education, and tools for success. With over 3,500 members, IBPA is the largest publishing association in the U.S. Its vision is a world where every independent publisher has the access, knowledge, and tools needed to professionally engage in all aspects of an inclusive publishing industry. For more information, visit


  1. Sign up for IBPA through this page
  2. During checkout, make sure to use the SCBWI member discount code to receive the 20% discount on membership. You can find your SCBWI member discount code in your Member home. Click the My Resources tab, scroll down to the Member Discounts section, and click the link to go to the Member Discounts page.
  3. If you have any questions about IBPA membership, feel free to email or call IBPA Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm PT at 310-546-1818.