New “Publishers by Appointment” Program Offers One-on-One Meetings at Winter Institute

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The new Publishers by Appointment programming initiative at Winter Institute 2020 in Baltimore will allow booksellers to sign up for 15-minute slots to meet with participating publishers of their choice. This new program will take place on Tuesday, January 21, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. 

Wi15 logoBooksellers can sign up now to book an appointment with one of the 19 publishing companies that have signed up to take part. The current list of participating publishers is as follows:

  • Abrams Books
  • Akashic Books
  • Arcadia Publishing 
  • Beacon Press
  • BOOM! Studios
  • Europa Editions 
  • Hachette Book Group
  • HarperCollins
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 
  • Macmillan 
  • Milkweed Editions 
  • Rutgers University Press
  • Scholastic 
  • Simon & Schuster
  • Sourcebooks 
  • Sterling Publishing
  • University of Toronto Press
  • Wiley 
  • Workman Publishing

Booksellers who register for Publishers by Appointment will be provided with a link to an online appointment calendar for 19 participating publishers. To set an appointment with a publisher using this form, select the publisher, then select from their available times on the following page. After setting each appointment, click “Make another appointment” to make appointments with other publishers.

The 15th annual Winter Institute will take place at the Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor on January 21-24, 2020. See full Wi15 program details here.

Booksellers can contact ABA staff at [email protected] with any questions about Publishers by Appointment.