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    BTW News Briefs

    Yiannopoulos drops S&S suit; PEN World Voices Festival theme announced; Youngsuk “YS” Chi joins Ingram Board; Golden Man Booker Prize introduced for award’s 50th; PEN America honors literary award winners

    Nominees for 2018 WNBA Pannell Awards Announced

    The nominees for the Women’s National Book Association’s 2018 WNBA Pannell Awards include 13 general bookstores and 14 children’s specialty bookstores. 

    Around Indies

    The Book House opens in New Jersey; New owner for Brace Books & More; Bank Street Book Nook changes hands; Bright Side Bookshop marks first anniversary; Battle Creek Books plans name, location change; [words] recognized for autism efforts; Bookshop Santa Cruz launches Women’s Voices program

    Share Your Story for a Chance to Win a Grant From FedEx

    Through March 28, small businesses are invited to enter the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest for a chance to win one of 10 grants. One grand prize winner will receive $25,000.

    BTW News Briefs

    Trump’s budget proposes arts funding cuts; Penguin Young Readers launches imprint for diverse books; Alexander named Mellon Foundation president; New hires at HUP, B&N; PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write Award goes to imprisoned journalists

    ALA Announces 2018 Adult, Youth Award Winners

    The American Library Association has revealed the winners of the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction and the ALA Youth Media Awards, including the Newbery and Caldecott Medalists.

    BTW News Briefs

    Binc named co-beneficiary for San Francisco Writers’ Foundation auction; Book industry gathers at Sally Dedecker memorial; Oprah’s Book Club chooses An American Marriage; NBF’s new award for translated literature; Staff changes at SMP, Hachette Livre; Meryl Halls to become BA managing director; PEN America career achievement award winners; 2018 Audie Award finalists announced

    BTW News Briefs

    Rakuten, Walmart partner for eReader, eBook, audiobook sales; Kwame Alexander to start imprint at HMH; Atria’s Judith Curr leaves S&S; Staff changes announced at PRH, Macmillan; Mary Ghikas named ALA’s executive director; PEN America Literary Awards finalists; Costa Book of the Year winner announced

    Around Indies

    McNally Jackson expands into Brooklyn; Cover to Cover reopens under new ownership; Books N Things gets new owner, new name; Scuppernong Books to host anniversary party; Monkey See, Monkey Do named local small business of the year; Northshire Bookstore providing more scholarships after donations

    PW Announces Finalists for Bookseller and Rep of the Year Awards

    At the January 25 Small and University Presses Breakfast at Winter Institute 13, Publishers Weekly announced the shortlist for the 2018 PW Bookstore and Sales Rep of the Year awards.

    BTW News Briefs

    Bookselling Without Borders opens scholarship applications; New York Times book beat reporter cites indie bookstore comeback; NCAC program director reports on art censorship in Trump’s first year; Buzz Books 2018: Spring/Summer now available; S&S to distribute Regnery; Staff changes at Quarto Group, HarperCollins; National Book Critics Circle Award finalists, Edgar Award nominees announced

    BTW News Briefs

    PBS announces key authors appearing on The Great American Read; WNBA seeks Pannell Award nominations; Three booksellers join MPIBA Board; PEN to honor Stephen King; Sourcebooks launches “Love Your Library Like a Carnegie!”; NBF elects board members; Proposed New York budget includes sales tax fairness measure; IngramSpark Ignite Awards honor two ABA members; National Jewish Book Award winners announced

    We Need Diverse Books Announces Walter Dean Myers Award Winners and Honor Books

    WNDB will donate 2,000 copies of each of the 2018 Walter Award-winning titles, Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds and Schomburg by Carole Boston Weatherford, to schools with limited budgets.

    BTW News Briefs

    PEN America and PEN Center USA to merge; Celebratory memorial planned for Strand’s Fred Bass; Changes at New York Times Books Desk; Hearst to sell Rodale Books to PRH; Promotions at Penguin Random House; PNBA Book Award winners, Story Prize finalists announced

    Around Indies

    Brilliant Books marks 10 years in business; Midtown Reader plans expansion; Scrawl Books, Brilliant Moon, Bob’s Beach on the move; Northshire starts college scholarship; Left Bank receives Missouri Jobs With Justice award; Sheridan Stationery named Best of the West

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