On May 11, ABA will host a webinar on creating a press kit that will prepare booksellers for their next conversation with publishers. The webinar will be presented by marketing consultant Maribeth Pelly.
Double Dutch, the Winter/Spring 2017 Indies Introduce debut from Laura Trunkey, “is full of magical short stories that remind me of why I love this genre,” said Susan Hans O’Connor of Penguin Bookshop.
At Tuesday’s PEN Gala, ABFE director Chris Finan presented a check to Angela Gui, daughter of imprisoned Hong Kong bookseller Gui Minhai. The check included proceeds from the sale of a specially designed T-shirt.
Twelve-year-old Marley Dias, founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks, a campaign to collect and distribute books featuring diverse characters to children, was a featured speaker at the 2017 Children’s Institute.
The contributions of women to the fields of science, technology, math, and engineering are often overlooked, but Rachel Ignotofsky is spreading their stories through entertaining, accessible illustrations.