The Association of American Publishers (AAP) is the country’s largest trade association for the consumer, educational, professional, and scholarly publishing industry. As the voice of American publishing, we represent American publishing priorities worldwide, disseminate critical information on relevant issues, and advance the role of publishing in contemporary society.

AAP membership is open to:

  • U.S. publishers with sustained revenue within the U.S. publishing industry
  • Professional and scholarly associations and societies that publish books or journals
  • University presses
  • Nonprofit publishers

The Affiliates program, including attendant benefits, is under review at this time. AAP will resume accepting applications for Affiliates after this process. Please check back for updates.

For more information about eligibility requirements, please contact Syreeta Swann.