- Free attendance at regular monthly meetings
- Reduced fee for BAIPA-sponsored events
- Reduced fee for membership in affiliated trade organizations which advance the interests of independent publishers through cooperative marketing and educational publications and programs, such as Independent Book Publishers Association and Small Publishers of North America.
- Free access to recordings of speakers from past meetings
- Searchable personal webpages to present yourself, your works and your services; can include excerpts and links to your website.
- Submission to annual BAIPA Book Award Competition. Awards are a great way to get accolades and attention for your books.
- Representation at regional trade shows and book fairs such as Northern California Booksellers Association Conference, San Francisco Writers Conference, Sonoma Book Festival, Redwood Writers Conference, Indy Arts Festival.
- Selling at fairs by sharing display space with other BAIPA members
- Inclusion in book catalogues, conference exhibitions, and social events.
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