02 Mar
Children's Art Auction

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.

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28 Feb

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.

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26 Feb

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.

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20 Feb

BookExpo Announces Changes for 2018 Event

After meeting with indie booksellers, publishers, distributors, librarians, and ABA, the BookExpo team has announced a “reimagining” of the annual book industry event to deliver new value to attendees.

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14 Feb

ABC/CBC Silent Art Auction at BookExpo to Honor Ashley Bryan

The silent auction to benefit the American Booksellers for Free Expression and Every Child a Reader, featuring the Children’s and Teen Book Awards, will honor beloved author and illustrator Ashley Bryan. BookExpo registration is underway.

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24 Jan

BookExpo Announces Children’s Book & Author Breakfast Speakers

The June 1 event will feature Jacqueline Woodson, Dave Eggers, Yuyi Morales, and Meg Medina. ABA member booksellers can register for free badges to BookExpo now.

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29 Nov

Register Now for BookExpo 2018

ABA member booksellers can register for free badges to BookExpo 2018 and take advantage of a great rate at Hotel ABA — The New Yorker, a Wyndham Hotel.

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15 Nov

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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05 Jul

A Letter From ABA CEO Oren Teicher

Here, ABA’s CEO reflects on a successful BookExpo and discusses the positive national trends for indie booksellers as well as the challenges ahead.

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27 Jun

2017 Silent Art Auction Proceeds Total Nearly $34,000

The 2017 Silent Art Auction to benefit ABFE and Every Child a Reader was a success at this year’s BookExpo, with more than 300 attendees and net proceeds of nearly $34,000.

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22 Jun

BookExpo Survey Deadline June 30

Booksellers who attended BookExpo 2017 have until this Friday, June 30, to complete a post-event survey to help guide plans for future programming.

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21 Jun

Survey Seeks Booksellers’ Feedback on BookExpo

ABA is asking all booksellers who attended BookExpo 2017 to complete a post-event survey, which will help guide plans for future programming.

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14 Jun

BTW News Briefs

BookExpo event director pens letter to booksellers; CBC introduces Reading Beyond; Ingram announces promotions, new staff; Signature launches “Immigrants Write” series; Tracy K. Smith named U.S. Poet Laureate; Griffin Poetry Prize, Baileys Women’s Prize, Lambda Literary Award winners announced

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13 Jun

ABA at BookExpo: “ABFE Presents: Selling Controversial Books — A Conversation”

During an ABA education session at BookExpo, three bookseller panelists discussed the ways they have dealt with difficult decisions regarding controversial books or authors.

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07 Jun

BTW News Briefs

PRH acquires Out of Print; HarperCollins, Harlequin make leadership changes; C-SPAN coverage of Hillary Clinton at BookExpo now online; Audie Award winners, NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award winner announced

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