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    BTW News Briefs

    Sourcebooks launches Bookstore Blackout Challenge; Ingram announces new associates, promotions; Award winners (Christopher Awards, PEN/America Literary Awards) and award finalists (NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award) revealed

    Nominations Sought for 2017 WNBA Pannell Award

    Nominations are being accepted for the WNBA Pannell Award, which honors bookstores that demonstrate exceptional creativity in fostering a love of reading and books in children and young adults.

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    BookExpo Author Tea lineup revealed; Reading Without Walls activity guide available; Ingram adds to leadership team; Americanah chosen for One Book, One New York; Award winners (NBCC) and finalists (Publishing Triangle; RITA) announced

    Anna Dewdney Read Together Award Finalists Announced

    Five titles have been chosen as the finalists for the first annual Anna Dewdney Read Together Award, which honors a superb read-aloud picture book that also sparks compassion, empathy, and connection.

    BTW News Briefs

    Amazon to collect and remit sales tax in New Mexico; Bertelsmann to raise Random House stake; Ingram to offer poetry newsletter; Two new Amazon stores planned; The Mothers to head to movie screens; Lambda Literary finalists, Tiptree Award, Plimpton Prize, Terry Southern Prize,  and Story Prize winners announced

    Man Booker International Prize 2017 Longlist Announced

    The 13 books in translation on the Man Booker International Prize 2017 longlist were announced Wednesday, March 15.

    Around Indies

    Loganberry Books finds unique way to celebrate Women’s History Month; Colorado bookstores collaborate to draw authors; Collected Works owner Dorothy Massey honored

    BTW News Briefs

    National Book Award submissions open, booksellers on judges panel; HarperCollins turns 200; Paz & Associates introduces online management training; PEN/Faulkner finalists, Baileys Prize longlist announced

    International Book Fair Scholarship Winners Announced

    Three booksellers have been named the winners of the 2017 International Book Fair Scholarship for U.S. Booksellers, sponsored by Europa Editions and Other Press.

    Voting Underway for 2017 Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards

    Voting opened on March 3 for the 10th annual Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards, the national book awards program in which the winners are selected by children and teens of all ages.

    BTW News Briefs

    Transfer of Perseus Books distribution completed; PRH to publish Obamas; WNDB internship application opens; Hummingbird offers new discount program; Study finds post-millennials prefer physical stores; Amazon opens East Coast store; #FreeWordsTurkey petition presented to German government; LA Times Book Prize finalists announced 

    BTW News Briefs

    Follett names COO; Children’s Book Week expands staff; PEN World Voices Festival to focus on gender and power; PEN America Literary Award winners and Nebula, Norton, and Bradbury nominees announced

    BTW News Briefs

    Jack Lynch named HMH CEO; Consortium adds five publishers; Amazon to open store in San Francisco; Grammy, Lincoln Prize, Little Free Library winners and Audie finalists announced

    Around Indies

    Enchanted Passage opens in Massachusetts; Paul Ingram retires from Prairie Lights; Lucy’s Books named readers’ choice; The Red Door on the move

    BTW News Briefs

    PW announces finalists for Bookseller and Rep of the Year awards; SIBA to offer discount to publishers to promote books by persons of color; Gene Luen Yang announces launch of Reading Without Walls Month; Authors Guild to honor Morrison, Patterson, IngramSpark

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