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  • BEA Children’s Art Auction to Honor Judy Blume

    The auction, which will be held May 26, supports ABFE’s defense of the free speech rights of kids.

  • Mindy Kaling, B.J. Novak to Kick Off 2015 BookCon

    The pair will talk about Kaling's upcoming book, 'Why Not Me?'

  • China to Send 500 to 2015 BEA

    “This is the most significant foreign delegation that we have ever hosted at America’s largest publishing convention," said BEA’s show director.

  • BEA Sets 2015 Buzz Panels

    There will be three three separate buzz panels for adult, young adult, and middle grade titles.

  • BEA Unveils 2015 Adult Author Breakfast Lineup

    The event will be emceed by Kunal Nayyar, best known for his role as Raj on CBS’s 'The Big Bang Theory.'

  • Jonathan Franzen to Kick Off BEA 2015

    National Book Award winner Jonathan Franzen will appear at the 2015 BookExpo show on May 27, kicking off the event.

  • BEA, BookCon Will Have Separate 2015 Dates

    BookExpo America will run from Wednesday May 27th to Friday May 29th in 2015, while BookCon will be held over the May 30-31 weekend.

  • NextBigBook, Qlovi, and BEA’s Startup Challenge

    In the spirit of fostering book industry innovation, this year’s BookExpo America featured the first-ever BookExpo Startup Challenge, a contest in which 20 book-related startups compete for prize money and the opportunity to pitch their business model directly to venture capitalists. A digital startup called Librify organized the competition on behalf of BEA.

  • BEA 2015: More for Consumers, Less for Trade

    BEA event director Steve Rosato has confirmed that in 2015 the trade portion of the show will be slightly truncated, while the consumer portion is expanding.

  • BookCon Off to a (Mostly) Good Start

    The debut of BookCon on the last day of this year’s BookExpo America was a solid one, but there was room for improvement, especially in terms of crowd control.

  • Children's Books at BEA 2014: Photos from the Show

    Three days of books, authors, giveaways, and controlled chaos: join us on our annual photo tour of highlights from BookExpo America.

  • BEA 2014: The Illustrators' Studio Crawl: A Photo Essay

    With booksellers from all over the country gathering in New York City for BEA, what better time for the ABA and the CBC to organize a tour of the studios of children's book illustrators?

  • BEA 2014: Diversity in Children's Publishing

    Prominent African-American and Hispanic children's book publishers, publicists, agents, and authors were featured on the BookCon panel "Where Are the People of Color in Children's Books?" held on Saturday, May 31.

  • BEA 2014: The Numbers Are In

    Based on rough figures, professional attendance was down slightly, 10,965; BookCon sold out 10,000 tickets.

  • BEA 2014: Big Names and Big Flavors for Fall Cookbooks

    Perusing the cookbook offerings at BEA revealed upcoming titles from big names and newcomers alike, and news that "Lucky Peach" is looking at getting into cookbooks.

  • Different Voices, Common Themes at BEA Saturday Breakfast

    The lineup for Saturday’s packed Author Breakfast featured a diverse cast of characters, a few of them fictional, in fact, and yet each author’s story, at least the ones they told the rapt audience, shared a similar theme: loss.

  • BEA 2014: Lidia Bastianich on Commonsense Cooking, Food Memories, and Eating Well

    In an interview with food critic Adam Platt, Lidia Bastianich discussed her favorite meals and offered encouragement to novice cooks.

  • A Loud Start for BookCon

    On every level – literally and figuratively, BookCon was a sell-out with executives forced to cap attendance at 10,000.

  • BEA 2014: Revamped UpublishU Debuts

    Amid the excitement of BookCon, self-publishing took center stage at the Javits Center in New York City on Saturday, as uPublishU offered up a day packed with programming targeted to indie authors.

  • BEA 2014: IBPA Reveals 2014 Benjamin Franklin Winners

    At a gala awards ceremony at New York University's Kimmel Center on Wednesday, the Independent Book Publishers Association named the Gold winners for the 2014 Benjamin Franklin Awards, which recognize “excellence in book editorial and design.”

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