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  • BEA 2016: BookExpo America is Chicago-Bound

    The big show returns to the Midwest after a 12-year absence.

  • BEA 2016: Chicago is a Library Town

    Over the past few years, librarians have become an increasingly important part of BookExpo America, with the expanded Library Insight track and more events and promotions for librarians.

  • BEA 2016: Around the Booths

    A guide to select exhibitors at BookExpo America 2016.

  • BEA 2016: Books Inc is PW's Bookstore of the Year

    Having weathered every challenge possible since its 1851 founding, Books Inc. demonstrates its commitment to bookselling, even in difficult circumstances.

  • BEA 2016: Lise Solomon is PW's Rep of the Year

    Solomon is held in high regard in her Bay Area territory as a passionate reader, but Solomon said that is only part of what she does: “It’s also about being a passionate advocate,” she says.

  • BEA 2016: BookCon Heads to the Windy City

    After two successful years in New York, BookCon is making a one-day appearance in Chicago, the day after BEA closes. Here's what you can expect to see.

  • BEA 2016: Children's Galleys to Grab

    An early look at the unmissable children's and YA books that publishers will showcase at BEA.

  • BEA 2016: Adult Galleys to Grab

    Here's your go-to list for the show's big galley giveaways.

  • BEA 2016: Welcome to Literary and Culinary Chicago

    Wondering where to go and what to eat after you leave McCormick Place? We are here to help.

  • Steve Rosato Leaves BEA

    After 18 years as event director Rosato is exploring a new venture. Brien McDonald, director of publisher & studio relations, will assume Rosato’s duties for the upcoming Chicago event.

  • BEA Unveils Books for 2016 Buzz Panels

    BookExpo America has named the books that will be championed during its three buzz panels at this year's BEA convention in Chicago. In the past two years, nine of their selections have become bestsellers.

  • BEA Adult Author Breakfast Speakers Announced

    Comedian and journalist Faith Salie, from NPR's 'Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!,' will emcee the May 12 event, which will feature such authors as Colson Whitehead and Sebastian Junger.

  • BEA 2015: PW Talks to Giorgio Fontana

    On May 28 at BEA, Italian writer Giorgio Fontana spoke with PW’s Mark Rotella about his new novel Death of a Happy Man, published by Sellerio Editore in 2014.

  • Total BEA Attendance Rose 5.2%

    Total attendance at the 2015 edition of BookExpo America rose 5.2% to 20,895. The increase came despite a 1.2% decline in attendance of “verified professional attendance.”

  • BookCon 2015: 'Paper Towns' Cast and Director Reunite with John Green

    Although BookCon 2015 featured appearances galore by Hollywood celebrities, the Paper Towns panel on Saturday evening surely was the highlight of this year's literary fanfest for the raucous crowd of 2,250 that filled the enormous Special Events hall.

  • BEA 2015: Children's and YA Publishing in China

    China, BEA's guest of honor this year, was the enthusiastic host to the May 28th BEA panel on Children's and YA literature in China and America. Their interest in children's literature was evident. But the event required a lot of patience.

  • BEA 2015: Writing About Tough Topics for Teens

    YA authors Aaron Hartzler, Ellen Hopkins, Patrick Ness, Lynn Weingarten, and Cammie McGovern came together on May 29 at BEA for a panel discussion titled Talking to Teens About Tough Topics, moderated by Margot Wood of Epic Reads.

  • BookCon 2015: YA Panel Celebrates WNDB, Talks Up Diversity

    What a difference a year has made with BookCon, with this year's literary fanfest featuring not one but two author panels specifically addressing issues of diversity in books and in the publishing industry itself.

  • BEA 2015: Wild at Heart: Animal Fantasy in Children's Books

    Lev Grossman, 'Time' magazine's book critic, was an informed and enthusiastic moderator for the May 29th BEA panel on animal fantasy in children's books.

  • BEA 2015: Telling the Truth for Every Age

    Children's authors gathered for a Friday BEA discussion about writing nonfiction for kids.

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