BookExpo Announces Changes for 2018 Event

    After meeting with indie booksellers, publishers, distributors, librarians, and ABA, the BookExpo team has announced a “reimagining” of the annual book industry event to deliver new value to attendees.

    ABC/CBC Silent Art Auction at BookExpo to Honor Ashley Bryan

    The silent auction to benefit the American Booksellers for Free Expression and Every Child a Reader, featuring the Children’s and Teen Book Awards, will honor beloved author and illustrator Ashley Bryan. BookExpo registration is underway.

    BookExpo Announces Children’s Book & Author Breakfast Speakers

    The June 1 event will feature Jacqueline Woodson, Dave Eggers, Yuyi Morales, and Meg Medina. ABA member booksellers can register for free badges to BookExpo now.

    Register Now for BookExpo 2018

    ABA member booksellers can register for free badges to BookExpo 2018 and take advantage of a great rate at Hotel ABA — The New Yorker, a Wyndham Hotel.

    2018 BookExpo Registration Opens

    Booksellers can register now for BookExpo 2018, which will be held at New York’s Javits Convention Center from Wednesday, May 30, through Friday, June 1.

    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.


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