The member organisation for UK publishing

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What we do for our members


We build relationships of trust with government and key partners.


We ensure our members are informed and can effectively respond.


We provide every member with services that aid their long-term interests.

Love Audio Week

#LoveAudio returns for a fourth year and will run from Monday 21 to Friday 25 September 2020.

The week-long digital celebration of audiobooks is designed to showcase the accessibility, innovation, and creativity of the format. #LoveAudio will involve audio publishers across the UK joining forces to raise the profile of audiobook publishing amongst the publishing industry, early career professionals, and jobseekers.

Why become a member

Influence government policy

We have the collective voice to influence policy in the UK and abroad.

Attend industry events

Access member only events with key speakers and excellent networking opportunities.

Gain valuable insight

Receive regular news and information on publishing matters, policy insights, statistics and market analysis.

Yearbook 2019

2019 was UK publishing’s best year ever with total publishing sales reaching £6.3bn and growth across every sector.

Latest news and events

04 September 2020

Northern Fiction Alliance and Publishers Association team up for Autumn workshop series

In the third year of their ongoing partnership, the Northern Fiction Alliance and Publishers Association are joining forces for a series of online workshops designed to upskill and inspire small publishers. The three workshops will cover how to break into the audiobook market (23 September), maximise title visibility online (1 October), and hire a Publishing…


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