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08 Apr

Final Spring Forum on April 19 in NYC

ABA is inviting indie booksellers to its last Booksellers Forum of the season. The program, featuring the education session “Indie Bookstores and the New Localism: What You Can Do” and an open discussion of industry issues, will take place on Tuesday, April 19, in New York City.

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04 Apr

Booksellers Forums: April 8, Boulder; April 10, San Francisco

ABA invites booksellers to Spring Forums on Friday, April 8, in Boulder, Colorado, and on Sunday, April 10, in San Francisco. Both programs will feature a discussion about industry issues and the education session “Indie Bookstores and the New Localism: What You Can Do.”

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30 Mar

BTW News Briefs

March 31 deadline for Ingram’s Booklove2 incentive program; Cover of illustrated Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets released; 2016 BEA Global Market Forum to highlight Poland; 2016 Whiting Award winners announced; NCIBA office moving to Sonoma; James Patterson to donate $1.75 million to school libraries for second year

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22 Mar

Spring Forums to Wrap Up in April in Boulder, San Francisco, New York

ABA is inviting members and non-members alike to its last three Booksellers Forums of the season: on Friday, April 8, in Boulder, Colorado; on Sunday, April 10, in San Francisco, California; and on Tuesday, April 19, in New York City.

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04 Mar

Booksellers Forums Next Week in Naperville, Minneapolis & Boston

ABA members and non-members alike are invited to take part in Booksellers Forums to be held next week in Naperville, Illinois; Minneapolis, Minnesota; and Boston, Massachusetts.

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02 Mar

BTW News Briefs

Simon & Schuster creates Muslim-themed children’s book imprint; We Need Diverse Books opens internship grant applications process, expands partnership with Scholastic Reading Club; Ingram Publisher Services adds Aperture; SIBA presents the Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize longlist

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02 Mar

Booksellers Forums Set for Mid-March in Minneapolis, Naperville, and Boston

ABA is inviting independent booksellers — ABA members and non-members alike — to Spring Forums to be held in mid-March in the Great Lakes, Midwest, and New England regions.

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16 Feb

Brian Juenemann Named PNBA Executive Director

On March 1, Brian Juenemann will succeed Thom Chambliss as executive director of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association.

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10 Feb

Spring Forum Education Refocuses on the New Localism

In response to booksellers’ feedback at Winter Institute 11, ABA’s Spring Forums will now feature an education session based on the new Civic Economics study “Amazon and Empty Storefronts: The Fiscal and Land Use Impact of Online Retail.”

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13 Jan

BTW News Briefs

American Small Business Championship contest opens; Berkley becomes part of Putnam/Dutton; ALA joins Penguin Random House in support of National Readathon Day; We Need Diverse Books announces inaugural mentees; William Johnson named Lambda Literary program director; Winners of 2016 Pacific Northwest Book Awards revealed; The Story Prize finalists announced 

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13 Jan

Save the Date: ABA’s 2016 Spring Forum Schedule

At ABA’s nine Spring Forums, scheduled for locations across the country, booksellers are invited to share ideas, discuss industry issues, and receive updates on ABA projects, as well as take part in the all-new education session “Finding New Efficiencies in a Changing Retail Landscape.”

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02 Dec

Regional Hand-Selling Initiatives Celebrate Diversity

This holiday season, booksellers in New England and Northern California are participating in hand-selling initiatives to show the power of independent booksellers to influence the sales and success of diverse books for young readers.

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19 Nov

BTW News Briefs

Don Weisberg named president of Macmillan, Jen Loja promoted to president of Penguin Young Readers; Penguin Random House launches 2015 #GiveaBook campaign; Chronicle Books launches #GiveBooks campaign; PBS to provide online coverage of Miami Book Fair; The Rise of the Robots named 2015 Financial Times/McKinsey Business Book of the Year

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19 Nov

Around Indies

New England bookstores set plans for Cider Monday; Inaugural Western New York Children’s Book Expo draws crowds; Vermont Book Shop to open Ollie’s Other Place; A Great Good Place marks 10 years under owner Kathleen Caldwell; Prairie Lights named best bookstore; Minnesota artist illustrates poster of local bookstores

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03 Nov

PNBA’s Chambliss Announces Plans to Retire, Search Begins for New Executive Director

After more than 20 years at the helm of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association, on Tuesday, November 3, Thom Chambliss announced his plans to retire by spring 2016.

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