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  • BEA 2015: Content by Teachers for Teachers

    As the name declares, Teacher Created Materials Publishing is all about producing quality books by teachers for teachers—and the company has been doing that for almost 40 years.

  • BEA 2015: Building a Successful Publishing Strategy in China

    In The Art of War, Sun Tzu tells us, “In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity.” Approaching the publishing market in China, it can be hard to distinguish the opportunities from the chaos.

  • BEA 2015: A Big 6-0 for City Lights

    In 1955, poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti, cofounder of City Lights Bookstore, decided to launch a publishing imprint with his own first book of poems, "Pictures of the Gone World."

  • BEA 2015: A New Tolle Imprint

    New World Library is launching its new Eckhart Tolle Editions imprint at BEA and will be displaying the first two titles: :Parenting with Presence: Practices for Raising Conscious, Confident, Caring Kids," by Susan Stiffelman (Apr.) and "The Calm Center: Spiritual Reflections and Meditations," by Steve Taylor (May).

  • BEA 2015: Europa Editions Marks 10 Years

    The last time indie publisher Europa Editions had a booth at BEA was in 2011, according to editor-in-chief Michael Reynolds. Last year, the house exhibited as part of the Translation Market, and, he recalls, “we enjoyed the energy.”

  • BEA 2015: Tor Celebrates 35

    Tom Doherty, president and publisher of Tor Books, worked his way up through the sales force ranks at Simon & Schuster and was mentored by Betty and Ian Ballantine when they launched the first science fiction and fantasy line in the country.

  • BEA 2015: Checking HerCampus

    Young women about to enter college will be glad to have one more item to pack: "The Her Campus Guide to College Life: How to Manage Relationships, Stay Safe and Healthy, Handle Stress, and Have the Best Years of Your Life."

  • BEA 2015: Coach House Books

    Along a downtown Toronto laneway (back alley) named after Canadian poet bpNichol, an eight-line poem is carved into the concrete that leads you to Coach House Books, an independent publisher founded 50 years ago by artist Stan Bevington.

  • BEA 2015: Stage Laughter

    The decibel level on both the performance platform and audience floor is apt to be stratosphere-high this afternoon, 2:30–3 p.m., when three authors known for their prowess for parody take to the Uptown Stage to spar—er, talk—about books.

  • BEA 2015: Buzzing Debut YA Titles

    Here’s an advance peek at why the editors participating in today’s Young Adult Editors’ Buzz Panel are especially enthusiastic about the novels they will spotlight, as well as their observations on the value of this forum for generating early book buzz.

  • BEA 2015: Launching Voyagers

    In the Voyagers novels, there aren’t any Klingons to be found: it’s kids who are boldly going forth and discovering strange new worlds—and readers can come along.

  • BEA 2015: Browsing the Booths, Chapter Two

    For those charting a course through the Javits floor today and tomorrow, here’s a sampling of new books on display, in-booth author signings, and giveaways at the booths of children’s publishers.

  • BEA 2015: Corresponding with Santa

    Santa Claus, Ind., population 2,500, was founded in 1856 and eventually came to boast the only Santa Claus post office in the U.S., where thousands of letters from children and parents pour in every year.

  • BEA 2015: Editors Build Library Buzz

    Representatives from seven publishers were greeted on Thursday by a room packed with librarians eager to hear the big books of 2015. The session was the first of two AAP Librarian Book Buzz panels.

  • BEA 2015: Early Favorites for Young Readers

    As booksellers, librarians, and publishers descended on the Javits Center for BookExpo America, there was strong interest across all age ranges and genres.

  • BEA 2015: Social Media is Fun, Effective, Indie Booksellers Say

    While mobs of booksellers and others thronged BEA booths Thursday afternoon, about 100 booksellers focused their attention on representatives from four indies— Bookpeople, Literati, Parnassus Books, and Tattered Cover—who have led the way in integrating social media into their stores' business models.

  • BEA 2015: Books by Franzen, Hallberg Among Most Talked About

    This year, as always, we walked the aisles to ask our favorite folks in the know what upcoming books they are excited about. The two novels we heard about the most were Jonathan Franzen's 'Purity' (FSG, Sept.) and Garth Risk Hallberg's 'City on Fire' (Knopf, Oct.).

  • BEA 2015: Resurgence of Indie Bookselling Continues

    In his address to ABA members, CEO Oren Teicher said "I remain optimistic and confident that the best days of independent bookselling are ahead."

  • BEA 2015: For E-books in Libraries, Obstacles Remain

    A Thursday afternoon panel was officially named "The Power of Partnerships," but as moderator Keith Michael Fiels, executive director of the American Library Association suggested, it should have been called "E-books: The Continuing Saga."

  • BEA 2015: Love Is in the Air at YA Editors' Buzz Panel

    The books featured at the Young Adult Editors' Buzz Panel had love as a common theme: first love, forbidden love, love from beyond the grave, and, not to be outdone, deadly love.

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