Education for Authors: Best Practices for Bookstore Events

Education for Authors: Best Practices for Bookstore Events (June 11, 2024)
Developed for author guests in the early stages of their writing careers, this panel features booksellers who have formulated successful practices for creating events that benefit both stores and authors. This session will cover a number of issues, from author publicity to dealing with pre-event nerves.
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Maggie Robe, Flyleaf Books - Chapel Hill, NC

Harriet Moss, Books Inc. - Campbell, CA

James Ponti, The Sherlock Society (Simon & Schuster Children's Books)

Tegan Tigani, Queen Anne Book Company - Seattle, WA

Christine Bollow, Loyalty Bookstores - Washington, DC
Education for Authors: Best Practices for Bookstore Events

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