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30 Jan

BTW News Briefs

PW announces finalists for Bookseller and Rep of the Year awards; SIBA to offer discount to publishers to promote books by persons of color; Gene Luen Yang announces launch of Reading Without Walls Month; Authors Guild to honor Morrison, Patterson, IngramSpark

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23 Jan

January/February Martha Stewart Living Promotes Indie Bookstores and Reading

The current issue of Martha Stewart Living includes a six-page feature on reading and independent bookstores, titled “Hit the Books! Our Reading List for 2017.”

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19 Jan

Save the Date: ABA’s 2017 Spring Forum Schedule

At ABA’s 10 Spring Forums, booksellers are invited to share ideas, discuss industry issues, receive updates on ABA projects, as well as take part in a new education session.

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11 Jan

BTW News Briefs

CBC announces ABA institutes scholarship winners; NAIBA renames Sales Rep of the Year Award in honor of Kristin Keith; NBF launches mission to eradicate “book deserts”; WWA seeks entries for Independent Booksellers Western Book Display Contest; PNBA book award winners and Story Prize finalists announced.

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07 Dec

Green Apple Books, Counterpoint Press Mourn Colleagues Lost in Oakland Warehouse Fire

Green Apple Books music buyer Johnny Igaz and Counterpoint Press administrative assistant Nick Gomez-Hall are among the 36 victims of last Friday’s Oakland warehouse fire.

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16 Nov

BTW News Briefs

SBA to host Twitter chat on holiday marketing; Miami Book Fair on C-SPAN’s BookTV; Nominations open for Small Business Week awards; New Zealand booksellers recovering after earthquake; Philip Hoffman named PRH chairman; George Gibson to join Grove Atlantic; Diamond Book Distributors names marketing associate; S&S acquires Adams Media; Chronicle kicks off #GiveBooks campaign; PNBA Book Awards shortlist announced

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15 Nov

Sherman Alexie Charters Bus to Tour Seattle Bookstores on Indies First

Author Sherman Alexie has invited local reporters, musicians, fellow authors, and city council members to join him on a tour of three indie bookstores in the Seattle area on November 26.

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02 Nov

BTW News Briefs

Pat Conroy Literary Center names Jonathan Haupt as first executive director; Amazon’s non-prime members pay more for books; 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards longlist announced; Marilyn Nelson named winner of NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature

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01 Nov

Blue Bicycle Books’ YALLFest to Feature 79 YA Authors

Seventy-nine authors will travel to Charleston, South Carolina, for the sixth annual YALLFest, a Young Adult book festival hosted by Blue Bicycle Books. 

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25 Oct

NAIBA Keynote Focuses on Sharing the New Localism Message

How booksellers can become more effective advocates on public policy and make the case for fair business practices was the focus of a keynote presentation at the NAIBA fall conference.

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21 Oct

NCIBA Show to Offer ABACUS Education Session & IndieCommerce One-on-Ones

Booksellers at the NCIBA Fall Discovery Show are invited to visit the ABA booth, take part in an ABACUS education session, and meet one-on-one with a member of the IndieCommerce team.

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19 Oct

SCIBA Show to Feature ABACUS Education Session

Booksellers attending the SCIBA trade show are invited to the education session “Understanding and Acting on Your ABACUS-15 Report” and to stop by the ABA table on the show floor.

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19 Oct

Three San Francisco Bookstores Awarded Legacy Business Status

The Booksmith, Green Apple Books, and Dog Eared Books have been granted Legacy Business status as part of a program addressing San Francisco’s challenging real estate market.

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12 Oct

Southern Booksellers Return to Business After Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew took a big bite out of Columbus Day weekend business but several booksellers in the Southeast who spoke to BTW were relieved to have come through the storm without major damage.

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12 Oct

California Collectibles Bill Clarification Expected

California Assemblywoman Ling Ling Chang plans to submit a letter to the state legislature stipulating that a new law covering the sale of collectibles does not apply to general bookstores.

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