AAP announces CEO panels at BookExpo; IPG signs 10 new publishers; University Press of New England to shut down; L.A. Times Book Prize winners, SIBA book prize finalists, Lambda Literary honorees, MacDowell Colony fellows announced
W.W. Norton to launch Norton Young Readers; McGuire named new Atria publisher; HMH announces promotions in sales department; Megan Fishmann promoted to associate publisher, publicity director for Catapult; PEN America responds to festival participant’s rejection by U.S. immigration; Pulitzer Prize winners, New England Society Book Award finalists, Young Lions Fiction Award finalists, Man Booker International Prize shortlist announced
Book Rich Environments Initiative kicks off second year; Madeline McIntosh named CEO of Penguin Random House U.S.; Independent Booksellers Consortium seeks new executive director; Personnel changes at Workman; AUPresses issues principles on fighting censorship; BISG Lifetime Service Award, Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist, Graywolf Press Africa Prize winner announced
Lance Fensterman named president of Global ReedPop; MIBA introduces Midwest Bookseller of the Year Award; National Book Festival speakers announced; Publishers announce new distributors, acquisitions; Red Chair Press introduces One Elm Books; Court dismisses Lohan’s privacy claims; One Book, One New York voting underway; PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Fiction, PEN/Faulkner Award winners announced
NPR piece highlights indie bookstore resurgence; #KidLitMarchesforKids rallies children’s book community; Staff changes at HarperCollins, Philomel, S&S; Hans Christian Andersen Award, IBBY-Asahi Award, Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, and Rathbones Folio Prize shortlist announced
BookExpo Audio Publishers Association Author Tea lineup announced; Tina Jordan leaves AAP; Whitney Hu joins National Book Foundation; Distribution changes announced at Hay House, Rutgers University Press; Advocacy groups publish comic book; Man Booker International Prize longlist, Publishing Triangle Award finalists, Tiptree Award winner announced
Bernie Sanders to appear at BookExpo 2018; Jonathan Karp named president, publisher of S&S adult publishing; HarperCollins buys AMACOM Books; Jennifer Egan named new PEN America president; B&N to open five new prototype stores; Emma Watson chooses Indie Next List pick Heart Berries; WWA’s Go West Book Display Contest commences; PEN/Faulkner finalists, Lambda Literary Award finalists, Story Prize winner announced
Yiannopoulos drops S&S suit; PEN World Voices Festival theme announced; Youngsuk “YS” Chi joins Ingram Board; Golden Man Booker Prize introduced for award’s 50th; PEN America honors literary award winners
Trump’s budget proposes arts funding cuts; Penguin Young Readers launches imprint for diverse books; Alexander named Mellon Foundation president; New hires at HUP, B&N; PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write Award goes to imprisoned journalists
Binc named co-beneficiary for San Francisco Writers’ Foundation auction; Book industry gathers at Sally Dedecker memorial; Oprah’s Book Club chooses An American Marriage; NBF’s new award for translated literature; Staff changes at SMP, Hachette Livre; Meryl Halls to become BA managing director; PEN America career achievement award winners; 2018 Audie Award finalists announced
Rakuten, Walmart partner for eReader, eBook, audiobook sales; Kwame Alexander to start imprint at HMH; Atria’s Judith Curr leaves S&S; Staff changes announced at PRH, Macmillan; Mary Ghikas named ALA’s executive director; PEN America Literary Awards finalists; Costa Book of the Year winner announced
Bookselling Without Borders opens scholarship applications; New York Times book beat reporter cites indie bookstore comeback; NCAC program director reports on art censorship in Trump’s first year; Buzz Books 2018: Spring/Summer now available; S&S to distribute Regnery; Staff changes at Quarto Group, HarperCollins; National Book Critics Circle Award finalists, Edgar Award nominees announced
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