James Patterson

19 Jul

Nominations Close September 30 for James Patterson’s Holiday Bookstore Bonus Program

This year, author James Patterson will contribute $250,000 for his Holiday Bookstore Bonus Program, which will provide independent bookstore employees with a little extra holiday cash.

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10 Jul

Bookseller Nominations Sought for James Patterson’s Holiday Bookstore Bonus Program

“As a bookseller, I am overwhelmed by Mr. Patterson’s generosity towards booksellers, independent bookstores, libraries, and schools,” said Melissa Taylor of E. Shaver, Bookseller.

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21 Jun

Booksellers Express Gratitude for James Patterson’s Holiday Bonuses

Bookseller nominations for the program, supported by $250,000 of author James Patterson’s personal funds, will be accepted until September 30.

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04 Jun

Tell Shoppers About James Patterson’s Holiday Bookstore Bonus Program

This year’s campaign is open to all U.S. independent bookstore employees through September 30. In 2018, Patterson will donate $250,000 to make the holiday season brighter for bookstore employees.

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29 May

ABA Honors Author James Patterson at BookExpo

Following the announcement of the author’s Holiday Bookstore Bonus Program, ABA CEO Oren Teicher thanked Patterson for his efforts in championing indie bookstores.

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21 May

Spread the Word About James Patterson’s Holiday Bookstore Bonus

The program invites booksellers, publishing professionals, authors, or bookstore shoppers to share why they think an indie bookstore employee should receive a holiday grant.

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16 May

James Patterson Opens Holiday Bookstore Bonus Program for 2018

Today, James Patterson announced his 2018 pledge to independent bookstore employees: a personal contribution of $250,000 as part of his Holiday Bookstore Bonus Program.

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