EBMA is an association of distributors and publishers who supply paperback books, pre-bound books and other materials to schools and libraries. Founded in 1975 by Jerry Ludington of Detroit based Ludington News Company, EBMA became known as an innovative voice in the paperback book market, representing both U.S. and Canadian distributors and publishers.
Tribute to Marilyn Abel
It is with great sadness that we share with you that Marilyn Abel, our visionary leader, passed away on Friday, April 5, 2013. To share memories of Marilyn and how she personally impacted you and our association, please click here.
The National Coalition Against Censorship sent a kind letter of condolence to EBMA in honor of Marilyn, click here to read the letter.
CONGRATULATIONS: The 34th Annual (2012) Ludington Award winner is Russell Freedman
2013 ANNUAL POST MEETING MATERIALS: Rosters, presentations and audio files from the 2013 Annual Meeting are now available, click here to access this member's only webpage.
2014 ANNUAL MEETING JUST ANNOUNCED: On January 13-16, EBMA will celebrate the 39th Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA. Wholesaler and Publisher members will come from all over the United States to connect with each other over one-on-one sessions and to learn from authors and industry professionals on how to bring their content and products to our customers in the most engaging and user friendly format to encourage children to read and learn. More information about this meeting will come soon.