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  • BEA 2015: What’s Buzzing in Middle Grade

    BEA’s perennially popular Middle-Grade Editors’ Buzz Panel, this year moderated by Sara Hines, co-owner of Eight Cousins Bookstore, in Falmouth, Mass., takes place today, in Room 1E12/1E13, 11–11:50 a.m.

  • BEA 2015: Amy Stewart - Gardening Expert to Debut Novelist

    When gardening writer Amy Stewart was researching The Drunken Botanist (Algonquin, 2013), about the intersection of botany and booze, she came across Henry Kaufman, a gin smuggler from a hundred years ago. Although she hasn't been able to verify that he's the same Kaufman who ran a silk-dyeing factory in Paterson, N.J., and got into an "over-the-top" dispute with three sisters.

  • BEA 2015: Charles Belfoure - The Architect Who Builds Novels

    Charles Belfoure's writing career began when he wrote his thesis while studying for an M.A. in architecture at Columbia University. While he'd done a lot of drawing in his bid to become a professional architect, it was the first time, he says, that he actually wrote anything of any significant length.

  • BEA 2015: HC's New Margaret Wise Brown Venture

    A forthcoming line of picture books from HarperCollins Children's Books invites a new generation of children and their parents to "Explore the World of Margaret Wise Brown" via new editions of some of the late author's stories. The program debuts in 2016 with the publication of two newly reillustrated books, and continues in 2017 with the release of one of Brown's never-before-published stories. Two subsequent reissues with new art complete the lineup.

  • BEA 2015: 'Mandela An Audio History' Takes Top Honors at 2015 Audie Awards

    Mandela: An Audio History won the award for Audiobook of the Year, and Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book took home the prize for Distinguished Achievement in Production Thursday night at the 20th annual Audie Awards Gala in New York City.

  • BEA 2015: Town Hall Forum: ‘Change Is Good’

    BEA show director Steve Rosato responded to questions about this year’s midweek BEA conference, and noted, “Obviously this year was a lot different. We learned that the consumer piece doesn’t mix with the trade piece. Change is good.”

  • BEA 2015: Challenges, Triumph, and Big Debuts at the Adult Buzz Panel

    This year, editors presented an even split of noteworthy, forthcoming fiction and nonfiction titles.

  • BEA 2015: Boudreaux’s New Eponymous Imprint Set For Early Debut

    Less than a year after she moved from HarperCollins’s Ecco imprint to Little, Brown to head her own imprint, Lee Boudreaux is putting the finishing touches on her first list of eight books.

  • BEA 2015: Feminist Press: Bending Rules, Pushing Boundaries

    Now in its 45th year, the Feminist Press is pushing the boundaries of what “feminism” means.

  • BEA 2015: A Resource Hub for Indie Authors

    Writing can be a lonely endeavor, and self-publishing—without the support of a major house—can be even lonelier.

  • BEA 2015: A Meeting of the Minds at Akashic

    Akashic publisher Johnny Temple loves publishing. Like any good publisher, he is excited each season about his new list.

  • 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.

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