More Booksellers Head to Winter Institute on Scholarships [6]

Following the announcement of the 72 publisher-sponsored scholarships [8] awarded to member booksellers to attend the American Booksellers Association’s 2019 Winter Institute [9], a handful of additional booksellers have been named scholarship winners:

As part of the Carla Gray Memorial Scholarship, Nolan will receive up to $1,000 to cover travel and hotel for attendance at Winter Institute and up to $1,000 for attendance at her region’s fall trade show in 2019. She is also using a $1,000 grant to create a four- to six-week intern position, for which Nolan and Skylight will hire and train a bookseller from a historically marginalized community.

In addition, BooksellersNZ, the booksellers association of New Zealand, is sending two booksellers to Winter Institute:

The 14th annual Winter Institute [9] will be held January 22–25, 2019, at the Albuquerque Convention Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The event is sponsored by Ingram Content Group and publishers large and small [20]. Questions about Wi14 can be sent to winterinstitute@bookweb.org [21].