Welcome to CAPA!

Founded in 1994, CAPA is a professional organization for authors, publishers and other associated professionals in the writing and/or publishing industries to increase their sales, revenue, and profits

The Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association assists, encourages, and inspires published and unpublished writers and increases their knowledge of writing, publishing and marketing by providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information.

In 2022, we hosted our first annual Connecticut Book Festival.

Check out our latest blog posts:

Open AI

by Lauren Watson In recent years, the rise of artificial intelligence has transformed many industries, including writing. One of the most promising new tools in this area is GPT, Generative Pre-trained Transformer, a large language model developed by OpenAI. With its advanced algorithms and vast training data, GPT has the potential to revolutionize the way…

New Book by CAPA Author: Gabi Coatsworth

CAPA congratulates member Gabi Coatsworth on her upcoming novel! It’s time for widow Molly Stevenson to stand on her own two feet. With blind dates, a needy ghost, and her small-town bookstore in trouble, she’s going to need all her inner strength to prevent another unhappy ending.Forty-something Molly can’t bear to remove her wedding band.…

Creating Your Elevator Pitch

As an author, there will be opportunities to tell people about your book, perhaps potential readers. Or you may find yourself sitting at a conference with the editor of your first-choice small publisher. You may be participating in one of several online pitching forums like #IWSGpit, #PBpit, #PitDark, and more. Or, as the name implies, you luck into…

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If you have an interest in writing, editing, illustrating, publishing or any aspect of the industry, become a member of Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association. Learn more…

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