Regional Bookseller Organizations

My last blog, How To Be Seen And Get Noticed, dealt with the national level booksellers’ organization. There are also regional bookseller organizations who host tradeshows in the fall and provide much more affordable venues for authors and publishers. The following is information on these organizations and their contact information:

Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association
Cynthia Compton (GLIBA President)

4 Kids Books and Toys
4450 Weston Pointe Drive

Zionsville, IN 46077
(317) 733-8710

E-Mail: kidsbooks4@msn.com

Deborah Leonard (GLIBA Executive Director)

GLIBA
2113 Roosevelt

Ypsilanti, MI 48197
(888) 736-3096, (734) 340-6397  
Fax: (734) 879-1129
E-Mail: deb@gliba.org

Midwest Independent Booksellers Association
Chris Livingston (MIBA President)

The Book Shelf

162 West 2nd Street
Winona, MN 55987
(507) 474-1880
E-Mail: chris@bookshelfwinona.com

Carrie Obry (MIBA Executive Director)
Kati Gallagher (MIBA Assistant Director)

2355 Louisiana Avenue North, Suite A

Golden Valley, MN 55427

(800) 784-7522, (763) 544-2993  
Fax: (763) 544-2266

E-Mail:  carrie@midwestbooksellers.org

kati@midwestbooksellers.org

Mountains & Plains Independent Booksellers Association
Meghan Goel (MPIBA President)

BookPeople Bookstore
603 North Lamar Boulevard

Austin, TX 78703
(512) 472-5050 
(Fax) 512-482-8495
E-Mail: kids_buyer@bookpeople.com

Laura Ayrey (MPIBA Executive Director)

8020 Springshire Drive

Park City, UT 84098
(435) 649-6079  
Fax: (435) 649-6105

E-Mail: laura@mountainsplains.org

New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association
Lucy Kogler (NAIBA President)
Talking Leaves Inc.
951 Elmwood Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14222
(716) 884-9524
Fax (716) 332-3625
E-Mail: lucyk@tleavesbooks.com

Eileen Dengler (NAIBA Executive Director)

2667 Hyacinth St.

Westbury, NY 11590
(516) 333-0681  
Fax: (516) 333-0689
E-Mail: info@naiba.com

New England Independent Booksellers Association
Anne Philbrick (NEIBA President)                      
Bank Square Books                        

53 W. Main Street                        

Mystic, CT 06355                        

(860) 536-3795   
Fax: (860) 536-8426           
E-mail: banksquarebks@msn.com

Steve Fischer (NEIBA Executive Director)

1955 Massachusetts Avenue, #2

Cambridge, MA 02140
(781) 316-8894
  Fax: (781) 316-2605
E-Mail: steve@neba.org

New Orleans-Gulf South Booksellers Association
Britton Trice (Chair)

Garden District Bookshop 

2727 Prytania St.

New Orleans, LA 70130

(504) 895-2266
  Fax: (504) 895-0111

E-Mail: betbooks@aol.com

Northern California Independent Booksellers Association
Mike Barnard (NCIBA President)

Rakestraw Books

522 Hartz Avenue

Danville, CA 94526-3808

(925) 837-7337

Hut Landon (NCIBA Executive Director)

The Presidio

P.O. Box 29169 (mail)

37 Graham St. (delivery)

San Francisco, CA 94129
(415) 561-7686  Fax: (415) 561-7685
E-Mail: office@nciba.com

Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association
Jamil Zaidi (PNBA President)

The Elliott Bay Book Company 

1521 10th Ave.

Seattle, WA 98122

(206) 624-6600
  Fax: (206) 903-1601

E- Mail: jzaidi@elliottbaybook.com

Thom Chambliss (PNBA Executive Director)
338 West 11th Ave., #108

Eugene, OR 97401-3062

(541) 683-4363
  Fax: (541) 683-3910
E-Mail: info@pnba.org

Southern California Independent Booksellers Association
Andrea Vuleta (SCIBA President) 

Mrs. Nelson’s Toy and Book Shop
1030 Bonita Avenue 
La Verne, California 91750-5108
(909) 599-4558

Jennifer Bigelow (SCIBA Executive Director)

133 N. Altadena Drive

Pasadena, California 91107
(626) 793-7403
  Fax: (626) 792-1402

E-Mail: jbigelow@scibabooks.org

Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance
Kelly Justice (SIBA President)

Fountain Bookstore

Historic Shockoe Slip

1312 E. Cary St.
Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 788-1594  
Fax: (804) 788-0445

E-Mail: fountain.bookstore@verizon.net

Wanda Jewell (SIBA Executive Director)

Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance 

3806 Yale Ave.

Columbia, SC 29205

(803) 994-9530
  Fax: (803) 779-0113
E-Mail: info@sibaweb.com

 

This is a reprint from Bob Spear’s Book Trends blog.

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