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    NBF to expand programming; Rare Bird Books and Book Passage launch display contest for bookstores; Author Philip Roth dies; Roz Parr to step down at Vintage Anchor; PRH Canada gains new CEO; Promotions at Penguin and Viking Children’s; Bonnier and GLAAD to release LGBT-themed series for kids; 2018 Man Booker International Prize winner, Nebula Award winners, Chautauqua Prize winner announced

    A Closer Look at Sourcebooks, Dominique Raccah’s “Female-Forward” Publishing Company

    Sourcebooks is known for challenging the conventional, creating conversations, relentless innovation, and creating new kinds of business for its retail partners, including independent bookstores, Raccah says.

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    BookExpo to feature panel on turning books into films; Otto Penzler launches Penzler Publishers; Former Penguin Group chair Peter Mayer dies; Author Tom Wolfe dies; Innovations in Reading Prize winner, New England Society Book Award winners, British Book Award winners, Shirley Jackson Award nominees announced

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    NYT columnist criticizes Amazon’s effect on book business; Senators to file CRA to reinstate net neutrality; Michelle Obama to open 2018 ALA Conference; Random House Children’s to launch graphic novel imprint; Tracey Guest promoted at St. Martin’s; Lonely Planet CEO leaves company; Manhattan Beach wins “One Book, One New York” contest; Award of 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature to be postponed; Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction winner, Arthur C. Clarke Award shortlist announced

    Children’s Institute Scholarship Winners, Attendee List Announced

    Thanks to the generosity of lead sponsor Baker & Taylor, 55 publisher sponsors, the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, and Publishers Weekly, 79 booksellers have received a scholarship to attend Children’s Institute.

    Sign Up for Candlewick’s CHIRP Program to Receive Indie Bookseller Perks

    Bookstores that participate in CHIRP, the targeted hand-selling initiative for frontline booksellers, can receive exclusive benefits.

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    Voting extended for Children’s & Teen Choice Book Awards; Former publishing CEOs buy Arcadia Publishing; Staff changes at Quirk, Viking, and Penguin; U.K.’s Waterstones bookstore chain sold; Triangle Award winners, Anna Dewdney Read Together Award winner, Edgar Allan Poe Award winners, James Beard Foundation Book Awards winners, MPIBA Reading the West shortlist announced

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    AAP announces CEO panels at BookExpo; IPG signs 10 new publishers; University Press of New England to shut down; L.A. Times Book Prize winners, SIBA book prize finalists, Lambda Literary honorees, MacDowell Colony fellows announced

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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

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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 

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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

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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

    Candlewick Press Announces New Store Opening Policy for Independent Bookstores

    Independent booksellers who are opening new stores or expanding to additional locations are now eligible for special discounts, dating, and co-op terms on all books published by Candlewick Press.

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    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

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    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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