Trade Associations and Memberships Directories

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An independent careers service that provides careers advice and guidance to anyone seeking a career in book publishing and support for those already working in the industry.

Books Council of Wales/Cyngor Llyfrau Cymru

A membership organisation representing Welsh publishers.

Booksellers Association

A membership organisation representing bookshops across the UK and Ireland. Works with publishers (via the Publishers Association) to help support booksellers.

Independent Publishers Guild (IPG)

Perhaps the indie press’ first stop, the IPG is a membership organisation that runs awards, connects publishers and offers free access to the Croner helpline for business support.

Publishers Association

A membership organisation for publishers. Works with publishers to represent the trade’s interests.

Publishing Scotland

A membership organisation representing Scottish publishers.

Society of Authors

The authors’ union – works with publishers to promote transparency and fairness in contracts.