CAPA (Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association) is a not for profit organization with a mission to help Authors, Publishers and support services increase their sales, revenue and profits.

SE CAPA (SouthEast Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association) meets every third Monday in Groton, CT. Usually at the Groton Inn and Suites (please contact Tom to verify location for a specific month). Tom is the Chairman of SE CAPA

CAPA's  Activities include:

Regular meetings at various locations in the state of Connecticut, where members can network to learn and conduct business together and learn from Expert speakers, Publishers and/or local Authors. We also hold regular Networking meetings to benefit our members.

Webinars are held bi-weekly on Thursdays, providing a venue of interesting and informative topics through the internet.

The Authority Newsletter contains items of interest, information about aspects of writing, publishing, marketing and information about CAPA Events.

CAPA-U - our premier Writers Education forum that features a notable keynote speaker, Agent interviews and speakers in the categories of Writing, Publishing, Marketing.

BIG E Bookstore - we run a qualified Connecticut Author bookstore in the Connecticut Building at the BIG E, where our authors can present their books at this 'New England State Fair' event.

Writing Contest - we run an annual Writing Contest in Essay, Short Story, Poetry and Children Story each year.

Social Media and Facebook provide a platform and identity to our authors, along with our own activity announcements.

CAPA is located in Avon CT they meet on the 3rd Saturday of each month. There are 3 chapters spread across Connecticut. SW CAPA in Shelton, CT  NW CAPA in Manchester CT and SE CAPA in Groton, CT.

For more information about CAPA please go to

CAPA members are eligible for a discount membership with APSS - see