23 Apr
"From the Real Experts" written on the top of a book

Booksellers Rave About Meet the Editor

The popular Meet the Editor program invites booksellers to experience the book editing process through in-person visits with editors at their New York City offices on May 30.

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18 Apr

BookExpo to Feature “The Vital Bookstore” Interactive Exhibit

The collaborative learning space will offer visitors insights into the best merchandising practices to help drive success and engagement for the in-store and community experience. 

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17 Apr
Calling all published booksellers

ABA to Showcase Bookseller Authors in Member Lounge at BookExpo

New this year, the Galley Room in the ABA Member Lounge at BookExpo will feature frontlist and backlist titles by booksellers. Members who would like to see their books featured should let ABA know.

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17 Apr

A Letter From ABA Board President Robert Sindelar

In a letter to members, ABA President Robert Sindelar looks ahead to BookExpo 2018 and a series of upcoming publisher partner meetings to discuss indie bookstore-publisher relationships.

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12 Apr

Vote Now to Choose Indies Choice/E.B. White Read-Aloud Award Winners

All staff at ABA member stores are invited to cast their ballots to choose the winners of the 2018 Indies Choice Book Awards and the E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards. The voting deadline is May 2.

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06 Apr

Keep Staff in the Loop: Encourage Colleagues to Sign Up for Bookselling This Week

All bookstore and publisher staff should subscribe to BTW for news about the indie bookselling world, helpful business tips and best practices, and details about ABA programming and governance.

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06 Apr

ABA Lounge at BookExpo to Feature IndieCommerce One-on-Ones

Booksellers with questions about selling books and marketing their stores online are invited to visit with a member of the IndieCommerce team in the ABA Member Lounge at BookExpo 2018.

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06 Apr

Take Advantage of Your ABA Membership: Get Free Admission to BookExpo

This year, American Booksellers Association members will have special red lanyards that will identify them as independent booksellers.

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06 Apr
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Sign Up Now for ABA Programming at BookExpo

ABA programming at BookExpo, coming up May 30 to June 1, includes the Celebration of Bookselling lunch, Meet the Editor, Publicists Speed Dating, ABC/CBC Speed Dating lunch, and the Silent Art Auction.

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30 Mar

Tickets on Sale Now for Silent Art Auction at BookExpo

Sponsored by the ABC Children’s Group at ABA and the Children’s Book Council, the auction will honor Ashley Bryan and feature the announcement of the Children’s and Teen Choice Book Award winners.

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28 Mar
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2018 Indies Choice/E.B. White Read-Aloud Award Finalists Announced

Booksellers at independent bookstores across the country are invited to cast ballots now to choose the winners of the 2018 Indies Choice Book Awards and the E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards.

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27 Mar

Registration Opens for ABA Programming at BookExpo

Booksellers can register now to attend the Celebration of Bookselling, Meet the Editor, Publicists Speed Dating, and ABC/CBC Speed Dating at BookExpo, which will be held May 30–June 1 in New York City.

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21 Mar

ABA Unveils a Packed Agenda for BookExpo

BookExpo 2018 will feature a variety of programming for independent booksellers, from popular networking events to valuable education sessions to celebrations with favorite authors.

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13 Mar

A Letter From ABA CEO Oren Teicher

Here, ABA’s CEO looks ahead to the upcoming Spring Forums, which are now in their 20th year, and to BookExpo, set for May 30 – June 1 at New York City’s Javits Center.

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12 Mar

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.

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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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