BookExpo

    A Letter From ABA CEO Oren Teicher

    Here, ABA’s CEO reflects on a successful BookExpo and discusses the positive national trends for indie booksellers as well as the challenges ahead.

    2017 Silent Art Auction Proceeds Total Nearly $34,000

    The 2017 Silent Art Auction to benefit ABFE and Every Child a Reader was a success at this year’s BookExpo, with more than 300 attendees and net proceeds of nearly $34,000.

    BookExpo Survey Deadline June 30

    Booksellers who attended BookExpo 2017 have until this Friday, June 30, to complete a post-event survey to help guide plans for future programming.

    Survey Seeks Booksellers’ Feedback on BookExpo

    ABA is asking all booksellers who attended BookExpo 2017 to complete a post-event survey, which will help guide plans for future programming.

    BTW News Briefs

    BookExpo event director pens letter to booksellers; CBC introduces Reading Beyond; Ingram announces promotions, new staff; Signature launches “Immigrants Write” series; Tracy K. Smith named U.S. Poet Laureate; Griffin Poetry Prize, Baileys Women’s Prize, Lambda Literary Award winners announced

    ABA at BookExpo: “ABFE Presents: Selling Controversial Books — A Conversation”

    During an ABA education session at BookExpo, three bookseller panelists discussed the ways they have dealt with difficult decisions regarding controversial books or authors.

    BTW News Briefs

    PRH acquires Out of Print; HarperCollins, Harlequin make leadership changes; C-SPAN coverage of Hillary Clinton at BookExpo now online; Audie Award winners, NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award winner announced

    ABA at BookExpo: Mecca Santana on Hiring for Diversity

    On June 1, Mecca Santana, the vice president of diversity and community relations and chief diversity officer for Westchester Medical Health Network, shared tips and best practices for hiring diversely.

    ABA at BookExpo: “For Authors: Working With Independent Bookstores”

    ABA’s BookExpo education session “For Authors: Working With Independent Bookstores” featured a discussion of best practices for creating events that benefit both the bookstore and the author.

    ABA Town Hall: Booksellers Discuss Diversity, Membership, and Programs for New Stores

    Preceding the Annual Meeting at BookExpo, ABA member booksellers shared their comments, questions, and concerns about a range of topics with the association’s Board.

    Hillary Clinton Takes the Stage at BookExpo

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made a special appearance at this year’s BookExpo trade show on Thursday, June 1.

    ABA Annual Membership Meeting: Indie Booksellers See Growth, But Challenges Ahead

    The ABA Annual Membership Meeting, held on June 1 at BookExpo, included the formal announcement of ABA’s election results, reports from the president and CEO, and a membership and financial update.

    Authors Honored at 17th Annual Celebration of Bookselling at BookExpo

    Booksellers recognized the authors and illustrators of notable books that reflect the spirit of independent bookstores nationwide during the Celebration of Bookselling and Author Awards Lunch.

    Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards Announced at BookExpo

    The 10th annual Children’s and Teen Choice Book Awards were announced on May 31 in conjunction with the Silent Art Auction to benefit American Booksellers for Free Expression and Every Child a Reader.

    Booksellers Enjoy a Packed Agenda at BookExpo

    ABA programming at BookExpo 2017 offered booksellers an array of networking events, educational sessions, and opportunities to meet with authors.

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