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23 Aug

Macmillan and Binc Award Regional Trade Show Scholarships to Nine Booksellers

The Macmillan Booksellers Professional Development Scholarship, which sponsors attendance to a regional association trade show, has been awarded to nine booksellers.

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16 Aug

BTW News Briefs

Acquisition talks with Quarto Group end; Louise Burke to retire from S&S; Ryan Doherty named editor of Celadon Books; PEN Center USA Literary Award finalists announced; Winners announced for NEIBA Rusty Drugan Scholarship, NAIBA Handseller of the Year, Midwest Booksellers Choice Awards, Hugo Awards

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09 Aug

BTW News Briefs

Como sales rep Maureen Karb wins NEIBA award; PW Star Watch honorees announced; Quarto Group receives purchase offer; NYU contracts with Follett to operate bookstore

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02 Aug

BTW News Briefs

Becky Anderson runs for Congress; Macmillan to move; Ingram announces promotions; Quarto Iberoamericana enters agreements; Kristin Keith Sales Rep of the Year, BISG Distinguished Service Award, Arthur C. Clarke Award, RITA Awards, Restless Books Prize winners announced

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01 Aug

Obituary: Lorraine Zimmerman

Lorraine Zimmerman, who formerly owned Fahrenheit 451 Books in Laguna Beach and Collected Thoughts Bookshop in Berkeley, died on July 12.

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20 Jul

Face Out: ABA Board Member Bradley Graham on His Life Among Books

Politics and Prose co-owner Bradley Graham, who joined the ABA Board this past May, talks about his earliest experiences with books and reading, his goals as a new Board member, and more.

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19 Jul

BTW News Briefs

Dana Canedy named administrator of Pulitzer Prizes; Indigo Books & Music may expand to U.S.; Status of Affordable Care Act repeal vote uncertain; Celadon Books to launch; Staff changes at S&S Books for Young Readers, Harvard University Press, The Feminist Press; Hugh M. Hefner Foundation award winners, Center for Fiction First Novel Prize longlist, International Thriller Writers’ award winners announced; Little Free Library wins WNBA’s Second Century Prize

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17 Jul

Book Industry Bids Farewell to Retiring Tattered Cover Owner Joyce Meskis

Bookselling friends and colleagues gathered at Tattered Cover Book Store on July 16 to celebrate the many achievements of longtime owner Joyce Meskis, who is retiring after 43 years at the helm.

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17 Jul

Face Out: ABA Board Member Christine Onorati on Her Life Among Books

WORD Bookstores owner Christine Onorati, who joined the ABA Board this past May, talks about her earliest experiences with books and reading, her goals as a new Board member, and more.

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10 Jul

Face Out: ABA Board Member Kenny Brechner on His Life Among Books

Devaney Doak and Garrett owner Kenny Brechner, who joined the ABA Board this past May, talks about his earliest experiences with books and reading, his goals as a new Board member, and more.

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07 Jul

Carla Gray Memorial Scholarship Announced

The new Carla Gray Memorial Scholarship for Emerging Bookseller-Activists, to be managed by the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, will honor the late Carla Gray of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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05 Jul

BTW News Briefs

Staff changes at Hub City Writers Project; NPD sells Pubnet, PubEasy; Ingram acquires NBNi; PRH completes acquisition of Ediciones B; Benjamin Steinberg joins Dey Street Books; Southern Book Prize winners announced; Goddard Riverside to honor B&T president and Mary Higgins Clark

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05 Jul

Introducing Akira McKinzie, ABA’s New Social Media Coordinator

Akira McKinzie has joined the American Booksellers Association as the organization’s new Social Media Coordinator.

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28 Jun

BTW News Briefs

PRH announces Oprah edition of Behold the Dreamers; Open Road to market other publishers’ backlist; PRH to close Blue Rider Press; HarperCollins general counsel to retire; RH Childrens Books partners with JetBlue for Soar with Reading; Crown launches Currency imprint; Pritzker Award winner announced

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26 Jun

Introducing ABA’s New Member Relationship Manager, Liz Roberts

Liz Roberts has joined ABA as the new Member Relationship Manager for the NEIBA, GLIBA, and MIBA regions; she and Senior Member Relationship Manager Nathan Halter will be sharing the NAIBA region.

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