Education, Inspiration, Networking

Join us in Santa Fe in June 2018 for our 31st Annual Textbook & Academic Authoring Conference. Learn from industry experts share ideas and knowledge, gain new perspectives, and get inspired for your writing projects! Register early & save!

  • Get inspired by the expertise of our presenters and the successes of your fellow attendees.

  • Network with veteran authors, industry experts and fellow attendees. You'll not only participate in inspiring sessions, you'll meet amazing people. Writers like you!

  • Valuable mentoring opportunities where you will receive expert advice to address your specific questions and needs. Mentor signups will open in spring 2018. Mentor registration is open!
TAA's conference program will feature a wide variety of sessions on topics such as:

  • writing and publishing strategies
  • eBooks and digital publishing
  • trends in the industry
  • marketing
  • contracts & royalties
  • copyright
  • open access
  • self-publishing
  • and more...

All conference activities will take place at the beautiful and historic La Fonda on the Plazaa 4-Diamond luxury hotel located on the charming Santa Fe Plaza. The recently renovated hotel combines elegance and old world charm with the splendor of the American Southwest to provide a truly memorable Santa Fe experience. We hope you will join us to enjoy the conference, the culture, and Santa Fe’s first class cuisine!

Program information and registration details will be announced this fall. 

Spotlight On Conference Sponsors

Ankura Consulting Group is a business advisory and expert services firm.  As an independent firm built on five key principles – Integrity, Quality, Diversity, Collaboration and Longevity – Ankura’s relationships extend beyond one engagement or issue. 

Ankura has an extensive practice relating to royalty compliance audits of underlying publishing agreements. Our professionals have helped authors recover millions of dollars in underpaid royalties. Ankura is focused on the shift in the publishing industry to electronic content delivery methods in education, and the resulting effect on content owners. Our professionals also assist clients in royalty related disputes by serving as advisors and expert witnesses.

Pearson: Learning without limits
Learning is a never-ending road of discovery, and it must meet each person where they are, when they want it. 

Our educational and assessment tools, content, products, and services are designed to help people make progress in their lives. Because wherever learning flourishes, so do people.

Education is expensive. Textbooks don't have to be. FlatWorld is a higher-education publisher dedicated to breaking down the barriers to education. By offering more than 100 titles starting at $29.95 each, we're helping put textbooks in the hands of all students, on the first day of class.

Rubin & Ulrich LLC provides creative legal solutions to help their clients - including textbook and academic authors in all disciplines- make the most of their intellectual property. 

WordCo is America’s largest full-service indexing company, with offices located in Norwich, Connecticut. Our clients include many of the major publishing houses as well as smaller presses and individual authors. Our team of indexing professionals is dedicated to getting the job done right, on time, and for a fair price.

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Thank you to Our Conference Sponsors!

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