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  • BookExpo 2020: Celebrating Books and Authors Online

    As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, BookExpo and BookCon are offering six days of virtual book programming in lieu of an in-person show.

  • BookExpo 2020: Popularity of Audiobooks Continues to Grow

    At BookExpo Online, the APA's executive director, Michele Cobb, will be joined by Chris Lynch from Simon & Schuster, Cathy Forrest from HarperCollins, and Michael Anderle from LMBPN to discuss the state of the audio industry and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

  • BookExpo 2020: Public Libraries and the Pandemic

    As states begin lifting stay-at-home restrictions, public libraries face a wide range of short- and long-term issues. How do we keep library workers safe, and employed? How will buildings be redesigned to support physical distancing? Amid the economic damage wrought by the pandemic, how will library budgets recover?

  • BookExpo 2020: Librarians’ Day Set for 10 A.M. Kick Off

    BookExpo Online's first full day of programming begins with a panel featuring four library leaders who will take stock of how libraries are handling the coronavirus pandemic thus far and how the public library might change in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis.

  • BookExpo and BookCon Go Virtual This Month

    Reedpop has announced two new virtual events taking place this month: BookExpo Online, to be held May 26–29, and BookConline, to be held May 30 and 31. Both will take place on Facebook and be free and open to the public.

  • BookExpo, BookCon 2020 Events Canceled

    After initially postponing this year's BookExpo and BookCon from their original May 27-31 dates to July 22-26, Reedpop has canceled both events.

  • BookCon Launches Virtual 'Read-a-Thon'

    BookCon will hold a virtual day-long reading series on Saturday, April 11, from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET, as part of its new BookCon Virtual Author Tour Series.

  • Ingram Is Out of BookExpo and BookCon

    Ingram Content Group will not attend BookExpo or BookCon 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Macmillan Withdraws from BookExpo 2020

    Macmillan Publishers will not exhibit at BookExpo and BookCon 2020, making the house the last of the Big Five publishers to announce their withdrawal from the annual trade show.

  • Hachette Pulls Out of BookExpo and BookCon

    Hachette is the latest Big Five publisher to reconsider and decline to exhibit at the postponed BookExpo and BookCon 2020.

  • S&S Latest Publisher to Bow Out of BookExpo

    Simon & Schuster has become the third Big Five publisher to say it will not attend this year's BookExpo and BookCon events set for New York City July 22-26.

  • HarperCollins Withdraws from BookExpo

    Reedpop’s decision to move the dates of BookExpo, Unbound, and BookCon from late May to July 22-26 did not convince the country’s second largest trade publisher to attend.

  • Reed Postpones BookExpo, BookCon Until July

    Reedpop has decided to reschedule the BookExpo, BookCon and Unbound events originally scheduled for May to July 22-26 at the Javits Center.

  • Reed Hopes to Find New Dates for BookExpo

    Acknowledging that Reed Exhibitions is disappointed about Penguin Random House's decision to withdraw from BookExpo and BookCon, which was set for May 27-31 at New York City's Javits Center, event manager Jenny Martin said Reed is hoping to find new dates for the event.

  • PRH Pulls Out of BookExpo, BookCon

    With the new coronavirus continuing to spread in New York City, Penguin Random House said it was withdrawing its participation from the events, which are set to take place at the end of May in New York City's Javits Center.

  • Adult Breakfast Speakers Announced for BookExpo

    Joy Harjo, Carmen Maria Machado, Ilhan Omar, and Rebecca Roanhorse will join radio host and MSNBC political analyst Zerlina Maxwell at this year's Adult Book & Author Breakfast at BookExpo, set for May 28.

  • Amid Changes, BookExpo Limits Exhibit Hours to Two Days

    As it works to create a more customer-friendly show, Reed Exhibitions said the BookExpo show floor will be open for two days in 2020, preceded by a day of programming. Other changes are under consideration.

  • BookExpo 2019: Middle Grade Buzz Authors Discuss Filling Voids

    A BookExpo panel on May 31 gathered five creators of buzzed-about middle grade novels to discuss their upcoming works.

  • BookExpo 2019: Graphic Novels For Everyone

    While comics publishers generally offered mixed to positive reviews of this year's BookExpo, they were enthusiastic about the expansive presence of graphic novels throughout the programming presented at the show.

  • BookCon 2019: Mixed Reviews for This Year's Literary Fan Fest

    This year's BookCon literary fan fest drew mixed reviews from attendees, some of whom felt that publishers focused more on merchandising rather than on providing booklovers with an experience or giving them free swag.

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