APSS has a network of local chapters throughout the US to bring you the benefits of a national organization and the networking and camaraderie of local meetings. Or four newest chapters are now open:

APSS – Colorado Springs: Chapter President: Mary Madjeski (missmary.madjeski@gmail.com) says, “The reason I’ve joined APSS is to help get the Colorado Springs Chapter re-established and running again so it can help aspiring authors’ dreams come into fruition.

APSS-Maine: President Ed Vincent (ed.vincent@encirclepub.com) is working with local writers groups to join forces and bring

APSS-Mid-Atlantic: Zorina Alliata (zorinaalliata@yahoo.com) and Norwood Holland (norwoodholland@aim.com) were co-presidents of the Mid-Atlantic Book Publishers Association. We met recently and agreed to make MBPA the APSS chapter covering MD, DE, Eastern PA, Washington DC and Northern VA. They are now the co-presidents of APSS-Mid-Atlantic. More information is available at http://community.bookapss.org/page/baltimore.

APSS–Washington State – Chapter President Ethan Yarborough expanded the title from APSS-Seattle to APSS–Washington State to more accurately represent the enormous opportunity for APSS in the Northwest.  (http://community.bookapss.org/page/washington-state) Save the Date for the APSS-Washington State Book Selling University on Friday, January 27, 2017 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at Bellevue College, Bellevue, WA

More information will be here soon about events in other APSS local chapters. We have chapters in Charlotte, Chicago, Connecticut, Maine, Mid-Atlantic, Nashville, Nebraska, New Jersey, Phoenix, Santa Clarita (CA), Santa Fe, Sarasota, Southeast Texas, Washington State and West Michigan. Two international chapters are open in Canada and Nigeria.

If you are interested in starting an APSS chapter near you, please let me know at BrianJud@bookapss.org Why join an APSS local chapter? See many reasons at http://community.bookapss.org/page/why-join-a-chapter

To your success,

Brian Jud

Executive Director, APSS

Thank you, Brian