News - Regional

05 Apr

BTW News Briefs

Prospective booksellers complete Paz “boot camp”; NAIBA to offer IBD grants; BolognaFiere to launch copyright/licensing show in NYC; PW Star Watch seeks nominations; Isla Fisher added to BookExpo Children’s Breakfast; HarperCollins launches anniversary projects; Bookmasters adds three publishers; May Buzz Books Monthly; Winners (NCIBA Book, Walt Whitman awards), Baileys Prize shortlist announced

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24 Mar

ABA Forums Head to West Coast

Between March 31 and April 4, ABA will be hosting Spring Forums in North Hollywood and San Francisco, California, and Portland, Oregon. ABA members and non-members are invited to attend the forums.

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17 Mar

Spring Forums This Month in Massachusetts, New York, and California

Between now and the end of the month, ABA will be hosting Spring Forums in Cambridge, Massachusetts; White Plains, New York; and North Hollywood, California.

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14 Mar

Seattle-Area Bookstores Issue Independent Bookstore Day Challenge

Nineteen bookstores in the Seattle area are challenging customers to visit all participating stores on Independent Bookstore Day, April 29, for the chance to win a 25 percent discount all year.

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13 Mar

ABA Spring Forum in NEIBA Region on March 24

Booksellers in the New England Independent Booksellers Association region — ABA members and non-members alike — are invited to attend a Spring Forum program in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on March 24.

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08 Mar

Booksellers to Discuss Industry Issues at March 22 Forum in Denver

All booksellers, ABA members and nonmembers alike, are invited to join ABA CEO Oren Teicher and Senior Program Officer Joy Dallanegra-Sanger at a Spring Forum in Denver, Colorado, on March 22.

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27 Feb

Two Booksellers Forums Upcoming in the NAIBA Region

Booksellers in the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association region have two opportunities to attend a Spring Forum program this month: in Washington, D.C., on March 10 and in White Plains, New York, on March 28.

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22 Feb

“Bookstores — An Inclusive Place for Dialogue and Discovery” to Debut at ABA Spring Forum in Atlanta

Booksellers are invited to ABA’s first Spring Forum of the year. The program, held in conjunction with SIBA, will take place in Atlanta on March 7.

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15 Feb

Spring Forums to Feature Discussion on Bookstores as Inclusive Places for Dialogue and Discussion

In addition to the usual Open Forum discussions on topics of concern to booksellers, ABA’s Spring Forums will include the non-traditional education session “Bookstores — An Inclusive Place for Dialogue and Discovery.”

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08 Feb

BTW News Briefs

IPG signs new distribution agreement with Albert Whitman; Writers issue statement protesting NYT Bestseller List cuts; One Book/One NY campaign asks readers to vote on five award-winning titles; SIBA introduces the Conroy Legacy Award; Recipients of 2017 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants announced

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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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