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  • Letter from the Editor: Farewell to BookExpo

    Jim Milliot, editorial director of 'Publishers Weekly,' says goodbye to BookExpo, a trade show with a complicated history but an important role to play.

  • Publishers Would Back a Reinvented BookExpo

    With Tuesday's news that ReedPop was pulling the plug on the current version of BookExpo and BookCon, most people contacted by 'PW' expressed little interest in returning to the same kind of show—but nearly all hoped some type of annual event could be created.

  • Booksellers Say BEA Demise Is No Surprise

    Booksellers across the country have had a variety of reactions to the news that BookExpo has been closed. While many said the show had lost its focus and no longer served their needs, some remained hopeful that the show might return in a new format.

  • BookExpo and BookCon Are No More

    The biggest trade show in U.S. book publishing is being retired. BookExpo and its attendant consumer-focused events, BookCon and Unbound, will not be held in 2021, as organizer ReedPop considers the future of the events.

  • BookExpo, BookCon Online Drew Strong Numbers

    ReedPop moved BookExpo and BookCon online last week when it was forced to cancel the in-person events because of the pandemic. The most popular attraction was BookConline's Sunday session, which generated nearly 240,000 views.

  • BookExpo 2020: Adult Books Buzz Panel Picks

    This year's adult books that editors are buzzing about shared certain themes: the impact of secrets upon lives that compels people to embark upon quests for the truth to their existence; and the rippling effects of trauma.

  • BookExpo Children’s Dinner Speakers Emphasize Finding One’s Voice

    This year’s BookExpo Children’s Book & Author Dinner took place via Facebook Live, where more than 700 booksellers and others viewed in real time a diverse group of authors, ranging from the iconic Judy Blume to younger voices such as Kwame Mbalia and Raj Haldar.

  • BookExpo 2020: Adult Book and Author Dinner Goes Digital

    BookExpo helds its first Adult Book and Author Dinner, in lieu of a breakfast, on Wednesday night, showcasing five of the big books of the year, in wide-ranging forms and styles, via Zoom.

  • BookExpo 2020: Listening to the Middle-Grade Buzz

    We talked with five middle grade editors about upcoming titles they are looking forward to introducing to the children’s book world.

  • BookExpo 2020: YA Editors Buzz Online

    PW chatted with the editors of five of the most anticipated YA books of the season to get the story behind each book.

  • BookExpo 2020: Four New Graphic Novels Bring the Buzz

    PW caught up with four of the authors with books featured in BookExpo Online's New Graphic Novel Showcase.

  • BookExpo 2020: Showcasing Six New Picture Books

    PW spoke with the panelists from BookExpo Online's New Picture Book Showcase about their featured stories, delving into their inspiration and hopes for each title.

  • BookExpo 2020: Marie Lu on Finding Hope in Dystopia

    Lu will share a message about the value of dystopian tales and discuss her latest, Skyhunter, at BookExpo Online's Children’s Book & Author Dinner.

  • BookExpo 2020: Misty Copeland Shares One Art Through Another

    Veteran dancer and author Copeland, who stresses the importance of friendship, creativity, and imagination, will present her latest book, Bunheads, at BookExpo Online's Children’s Book & Author Dinner.

  • BookExpo 2020: Natalie Portman Brings Girls to the Fable

    At BookExpo Online's Children’s Book & Author Dinner, Portman looks to shift the perspective in children’s literature with a book of reimagined fables with female protagonists.

  • BookExpo 2020: Raj Haldar on 'The WORST Read-Aloud Book Ever'

    Raj Haldar looks to delight "word nerds" as he presents No Reading Allowed as a panelist at the Children’s Book & Author Dinner at BookExpo Online.

  • BookExpo 2020: Tristan Strong, Kwame Mbalia’s Wounded Hero, Forges Ahead

    Mbalia will speak about mental health issues and his latest book, Tristan Strong Destroys the World, as a panelist at BookExpo Online's Children’s Book & Author Dinner.

  • BookExpo 2020: In Full Blume

    To help mark the 50th anniversary of Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret, Judy Blume will present at BookExpo Online's Children’s Book & Author Dinner.

  • BookExpo 2020: Machado Unveils First Graphic Novel

    Bestselling author and National Book Award finalist Carmen Maria Machado will discuss the forthcoming The Low, Low Woods at BookExpo Online's Adult Book & Author Dinner.

  • BookExpo 2020: The Stories Behind Six Buzz Books

    PW contacted the editors of this coming season’s most talked-about adult titles to find out how they discovered each book and why they wanted it for their list.

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