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    W.W. Norton to launch Norton Young Readers; McGuire named new Atria publisher; HMH announces promotions in sales department; Megan Fishmann promoted to associate publisher, publicity director for Catapult; PEN America responds to festival participant’s rejection by U.S. immigration; Pulitzer Prize winners, New England Society Book Award finalists, Young Lions Fiction Award finalists, Man Booker International Prize shortlist announced

    Around Indies

    Busboys and Poets to open in Denver; KiCam Books & Gifts opens in Ohio; Eight Cousins reopens; Fireside Books changes hands; River House Books bought by local businessowners; Staff changes at Harvard Book Store; Rakestraw Books celebrates 45 years; Breakwater Books celebrates renovations; All Things Considered features Literati Bookstore; Maine Public Radio features Blue Hill Books, Print, Longfellow; Ellen Plumb’s gets an Espresso Book Machine; Pegasus Books named best bookstore

    Vote Now to Choose Indies Choice/E.B. White Read-Aloud Award Winners

    All staff at ABA member stores are invited to cast their ballots to choose the winners of the 2018 Indies Choice Book Awards and the E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards. The voting deadline is May 2.

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    Book Rich Environments Initiative kicks off second year; Madeline McIntosh named CEO of Penguin Random House U.S.; Independent Booksellers Consortium seeks new executive director; Personnel changes at Workman; AUPresses issues principles on fighting censorship; BISG Lifetime Service Award, Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist, Graywolf Press Africa Prize winner announced 

    2018 Pannell Award Winners Announced

    Northshire Bookstore and Red Balloon Bookshop are the recipients of this year’s Pannell Awards from the Women’s National Book Association.

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    Lance Fensterman named president of Global ReedPop; MIBA introduces Midwest Bookseller of the Year Award; National Book Festival speakers announced; Publishers announce new distributors, acquisitions; Red Chair Press introduces One Elm Books; Court dismisses Lohan’s privacy claims; One Book, One New York voting underway; PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Fiction, PEN/Faulkner Award winners announced

    2018 Indies Choice/E.B. White Read-Aloud Award Finalists Announced

    Booksellers at independent bookstores across the country are invited to cast ballots now to choose the winners of the 2018 Indies Choice Book Awards and the E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards.

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    NPR piece highlights indie bookstore resurgence; #KidLitMarchesforKids rallies children’s book community; Staff changes at HarperCollins, Philomel, S&S; Hans Christian Andersen Award, IBBY-Asahi Award, Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, and Rathbones Folio Prize shortlist announced

    Boulder Book Store, John Mesjak Named PW 2018 Award Winners

    In an announcement on Wednesday, Publishers Weekly named Boulder Book Store its Bookstore of the Year and Abraham Associates’ John Mesjak its Rep of the Year.

    Around Indies

    Unbound Books to open in Missouri; Island Books marks 25 years; Dog Ear Books, Gottwals Books recognized; One More Page hosts teen book festival

    BTW News Briefs

    Viola Davis to appear at BookExpo; GLIBA, MIBA issue statement supporting University Press of Kentucky; Audie Award finalists for Book of the Year, National Book Critics Circle Award winners announced

    Bookselling Without Borders Scholarship Winners Announced

    Twelve independent booksellers have been awarded scholarships to attend one of three international book fairs taking place this year.

    Excellence in Graphic Literature Award Finalists Announced

    Pop Culture Classroom, the educational non-profit behind Denver Comic Con, has revealed the finalists for the inaugural Excellence in Graphic Literature Awards.

    Judges Announced for 2018 National Book Awards

    Four independent booksellers will serve among the 25 judges for the 69th annual National Book Awards. Submissions are now being accepted for the awards.

    BTW News Briefs

    BookExpo Audio Publishers Association Author Tea lineup announced; Tina Jordan leaves AAP; Whitney Hu joins National Book Foundation; Distribution changes announced at Hay House, Rutgers University Press; Advocacy groups publish comic book; Man Booker International Prize longlist, Publishing Triangle Award finalists, Tiptree Award winner announced

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