For Authors: Working with Independent Bookstores

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Thursday, June 1, 2017 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
1E02/1E03

Developed for authors, this panel features booksellers who have formulated best practices for working together to create events that benefit both stores and authors. The session will cover a number of issues, from author publicity to dealing with pre-event nerves.

Panelists: Pete Mulvihill, Green Apple Books (San Francisco, CA); Susan Hans O'Connor, Penguin Bookshop (Sewickley, PA); Valerie Koehler, Blue Willow Bookshop (Houston, TX); Emmanuel Rivers, A Cappella Books (Atlanta, GA)

About ABA

The American Booksellers Association, a national not-for-profit trade organization, works with booksellers and industry partners to ensure the success and profitability of independently owned book retailers, and to assist in expanding the community of the book.

Independent bookstores act as community anchors; they serve a unique role in promoting the open exchange of ideas, enriching the cultural life of communities, and creating economically vibrant neighborhoods.

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