Publisher Education Session on Indie Bookstore Financials Rescheduled for March 22

    ABA publisher partners and BookExpo exhibitors can still register for the session on the financial state of independent bookstores, which will now be held on March 22.

    2018 BookExpo Editors’ Buzz Books Revealed

    BookExpo has announced the 16 titles to be featured at this year’s adult, YA, and middle grade Editors’ Buzz panels.

    Spring Forums Coming Up in SCIBA, NCIBA, and PNBA Regions

    The Spring Forums, featuring the ABA education session “A Year of Bookstore Profitability,” will be held March 16 in North Hollywood, California; March 18 in San Francisco; and March 19 in Seattle.

    Last Call: Register for Publisher Education Session on Indie Bookstore Financials

    The March 13 education session in New York City, aimed at ABA publisher partners and BookExpo exhibitors, will detail the financial state of independent bookstores.

    Register Now for Children’s Institute

    This year, booksellers attending the sixth ABC Children’s Institute (June 19–21 in New Orleans) will have the opportunity to participate in a chalkboard lettering workshop or a literary walking tour.

    Donations Sought for Silent Art Auction at BookExpo

    Illustrators are encouraged to donate artwork for the 2018 Silent Art Auction to benefit the American Booksellers for Free Expression and Every Child a Reader, which will be held May 30 at BookExpo.

    Start Promoting Independent Bookstore Day

    Here are some tips to help spread the word about Independent Bookstore Day, which will be celebrated by more than 500 independent bookstores on April 28.

    ABA Programming at BookExpo to Feature Return of Perennial Favorites

    BookExpo 2018 will kick off on Wednesday, May 30, with a full day of events, including Meet the Editors, Publicists Speed Dating, the Celebration of Bookselling Lunch, and the Silent Art Auction.

    Independent Bookstore Day Brings Back Marketing-in-a-Mailer

    The Independent Bookstore Day Marketing-in-a-Mailer contains signage, stickers, teasers, shelf-talkers, and balloons to help bookstores promote the event. The kit costs $20 and orders are due March 15.

    BookExpo Announces Adult Book & Author Breakfast Speakers

    The May 31 event will feature authors Trevor Noah, Barbara Kingsolver, Nicholas Sparks, and Jill Lepore, as well as hosts Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman.

    2018 Children’s Institute Registration Opens

    The American Booksellers Association’s sixth ABC Children’s Institute will be held June 19–21 at the Sheraton New Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana.

    2018 BookExpo Registration Opens

    Booksellers can register now for BookExpo 2018, which will be held at New York’s Javits Convention Center from Wednesday, May 30, through Friday, June 1.

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