Early registration begins December 1.

The conference program will be posted in late November.

The conference schedule will be posted in December.

What Attendees Have To Say


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!

  • 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.

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.

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.

Sentia Publishing is an innovative provider of publishing services for professors and educators at all levels of higher education – community college, trade school, and 4-year colleges. We develop educational products to solve the specific needs of the educator and their students. Sentia provides print products, EBooks, and fully interactive eLearning websites.

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Thank you to Our Conference Sponsors!

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