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The Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association assists, encourages, and inspires published and unpublished writers and increases their knowledge of writing, publishing and marketing by providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information.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

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…

Ask the Literary Agent. What’s Changing in the Publishing Marketplace? 

Dennis Schleicher will answer your burning literary agent questions at this workshop. As an associate literary agent with Talcott Notch Literary LLC and a best-selling author, he has a wealth of knowledge to share! Learn what it takes to find an agent in today’s changing market. Or do I even need an agent? Dennis will…

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Avon, CT 06001

Become a Member

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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