Indies First 2017

    INDIES FIRST 2018 IS ON NOVEMBER 24.
    STAY TUNED FOR NEWS AND ANOUNCEMENTS.

    Indies First, held on Small Business Saturday, brings together authors, readers, and publishers in support of independent bookstores. Authors and local celebrities volunteer at events across the country, and publishers offer special terms on books and exclusives. Indies First is a day which is dedicated to supporting the local businesses that help communities thrive.
     

     


     

    Bookstores:

    • Add your 2017 Indies First plans
    • #shopindiesfirstsweepstakes
    • Take a look at the Author/Illustrator List
    • Marketing DIY
    • Special publisher and university press terms
    • University Press title recommendations from booksellers
    • University Press title suggestions from participating presses
    • Publishers Exclusive Indies First Content

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    Jason Reynolds — 2017 Indies First Spokesperson

    Jason Reynolds

    Jason Reynolds is the author of the critically acclaimed and award-winning novels When I Was the GreatestBoy in the Black Suit, and co-author of the New York Times bestselling All American Boys. His As Brave As You was a Time Book of the Year, and Ghost, the premier book in his middle grade "Track" series, was a National Book Award finalist. Jason is also a Kirkus Award winner, a Walter Dean Myers Award winner, an NAACP Image Award Winner, and the recipient of multiple Coretta Scott King honors. He has two books coming in Fall 2017: Patina, the next installment of the "Track" series and Long Way Down, a YA novel, being published by Caitlyn Dlouhy Books/Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, in addition to the recently published Miles Morales: Spider-Man, a YA novel from Marvel. You can find his ramblings at JasonWritesBooks.com.

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