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The Raven Book Store

by Jim Barnes / December 2019

“For our part, we try to level things by being really good at what we do, and really loud. So we use our platform to try to teach people what’s at stake as Amazon increases its influence and market share."


Students from Small Cartooning School Find Outsized Success

"Far from the large cities and cultural centers, a school with less than 40 students in rural Vermont is leaving its mark in a big way."

Tech Desk

From the Tech Desk

by Craig Manning / April 2020

"Libraries, those bastions of free books and knowledge, were always an equalizer in times like these: a mechanism that would allow anyone to access a massive array of books, even if they couldn’t afford to pay for them."

Indie Groundbreaking Publisher

Analog Sea

Jim Barnes / June 2020

"Analog Sea publishes with an attitude that books should look, feel, and read like the sacred objects they are – or at least they once were."

Indie Groundbreaking Book

Announcing LyricPop Picture Books

by Jim Barnes / July 2020

"Launched in June 2020, LyricPop presents classic song lyrics by renowned songwriters as illustrated picture books, delivering messages that parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents were inspired by when they were young."


IPPY-Winning Poets Speak Out
IPPY-Winning Poets Speak Out

by CeCe Richardson / June 2020

Poetry in a Pandemic

June Is Audiobook Month
June Is Audiobook Month

by Jillian Manning / June 2020

What Are You Listening To?

2021 Independent Publisher Book Awards are Open
2021 Independent Publisher Book Awards are Open

Celebrating Our 25th Anniversary with Lowest Entry Fees Ever

25 Years of IPPY - An Anniversary Celebration
25 Years of IPPY - An Anniversary Celebration

by Jim Barnes, Awards Director / July 2020

Regional Categories and the Globalization of the IPPYs

Profile of a Courageous Author
Profile of a Courageous Author

by CeCe Richardson / July 2020

IPPY Award-Winner and Accidental Firefighter Robert Kerbeck and the Malibu Wildfire