The print AP Stylebook is published every other year. The current version is the AP Stylebook, 55th Edition, which went on sale in May 2020. The ISBN for the 55th edition of the AP Stylebook is 978-0-917360-69-5 and it is available now.


The next edition is scheduled to publish in May 2022. Please check our website to order the new edition then. Subscribe to the AP Stylebook calendar if you would like a reminder of our launch date.


We used to release a new spiral-bound book every spring. We changed to publishing every other year in 2020.


AP Stylebook Online is updated throughout the year. Current subscribers can view New Entries and Recent Changes when logged into their accounts. AP StyleGuard for Word, AP StyleGuard for Outlook and AP Lingofy are updated throughout the year, as well.


Basic Books publishes a perfect-bound paperback AP Stylebook, and distributes it via retail bookstores, both online and bricks and mortar. It is nearly identical to the AP version, without our spiral binding. The ISBN for the Basic Books 55th edition of the AP Stylebook is 9781541647572 and is available here.