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.

    James Patterson Expands Holiday Bonus Program: Nominations Now Being Accepted

    James Patterson is thanking independent booksellers for their continuing dedication and hard work by increasing the amount of his Holiday Bonus Program for 2017 to $350,000.

    Exclusive Author Autographing for ABA Members at BookExpo

    On each day of BookExpo 2017, authors and illustrators will be autographing exclusively for booksellers in the ABA Member Lounge & Galley Room on the trade show floor. Here is a look at the participants to date.

    A Roundup of ABA Programming at BookExpo

    Here is a wrap-up of ABA programming at BookExpo, including exclusive parties and author signings, educational programming, the ABA Town Hall and Annual Membership Meeting, and more.

    “Wildman” Author to Visit Indie Bookstores on Cross-Country Trip to BookExpo

    YA author J.C. Geiger is on a 4,300-mile, interactive road trip from Oregon to NYC and BookExpo to promote his debut novel, Wildman, at independent bookstores and to raise money for public libraries.


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