Meet authors, talk with publishers from around the world, grab galleys, and get swag at more than 70 virtual booths
Beaming Books and Broadleaf Books are imprints of 1517 Media. Beaming Books publishes children’s titles that help kids thrive emotionally, socially, and spiritually. Broadleaf Books publishes books for general readers that nourish souls, ignite minds, and promote the common good.
A division of Asmodee Entertainment, Aconyte Books creates original tie-in novels based in the worlds of popular games and media, including Arkham Horror, Assassin’s Creed, Legends of the Five Rings, Marvel, Pandemic, and Zombicide. Visit the booth to check out free sample chapters, meet with our team, and enter to win free e-books.
The American Psychological Association is the leading scientific and professional organization that represents psychologists in the U.S. It publishes the bestselling APA Style writing guides, academic and professional books and videos, LifeTools trade nonfiction, and Magination Press trade children’s fiction and nonfiction titles. APA books are used by professionals, students, professors, teachers, librarians, and parents and caregivers around the world.
Beacon Press is a small, independent nonprofit publisher founded in 1854. Its books often change the way readers think about fundamental issues, including such values as freedom of speech and thought, religious pluralism, and antiracism and respect for diversity in all areas of life. Visit the booth to preview new and upcoming titles, meet members of the Beacon team, request galleys, and more.
The Book Industry Charitable Foundation has provided a safety net for the book and comics industry for 26 years and counting. Its core program helps employees and owners of bookstores and comics shops with unforeseen emergency financial needs pertaining to housing, serious medical expenses, domestic violence, and natural disasters. It also has a new mental health therapy pilot program through BetterHelp.
Blackstone is known for its groundbreaking books by talented writers and forges long-term connections with readers, booksellers, librarians, and the overall literary community. Visit the booth for a sneak peek at some of Blackstone’s biggest summer and fall 2022 releases and to request galleys and take advantage of show specials.
Bookshop.org is an online bookstore with a mission to help local, independent bookstores thrive in the age of e-commerce. It believes that local bookstores are essential community hubs that foster culture, curiosity, and a love of reading, and it’s committed to helping local bookstores remain integral parts of their communities. Visit Bookshop.org’s booth and meet partnerships marketing manager Elle McKenzie.
Bookwire is a leading international digital publishing technology company working with more than 2,300 publishers to produce, distribute, market, and analyze their e-books and audiobooks. Visit the booth to meet the U.S. team and learn how to manage all processes of your digital business with one solution: Bookwire OS, the operating system for digital publishing.
CamCat is an award-winning traditional publisher of genre fiction, with a fresh perspective on publishing and a passion for great stories, or “books to live in.” CamCat is distributed to the trade by IPG. Stop by the booth for a look ahead to upcoming 2022 adult and YA releases, chats with CamCat authors, book club kits, giveaways, and more.
Based in the Philadelphia suburbs, Casemate Group is a publisher and trade distributor offering books in a variety of categories, including children’s books, cookbooks, crafting, fiction, general history, Irish interest, leadership, military history, nature, photography, poetry, and pop culture. Its Brookline Books imprint publishes local history from Delaware, New Jersey, and southeastern Penn-
sylvania. Visit the Casemate booth for e-galley giveaways and the chance to win $100 in books.
The Collective Book Studio
The Collective Book Studio is a woman-owned, independent press based in Oakland, Calif. Founded by industry leader Angela Engel in 2019 and distributed by IPG, the press publishes high quality, award-winning children’s, gift, and lifestyle books that have been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Publishers Weekly, and Booklist, and on the Today show, among others. Visit the booth for giveaways, conversations with authors, fall 2022 previews, and more.
The Combined Book Exhibit
The Combined Book Exhibit has been showcasing books for authors and publishers since 1933. The CBE booth will display hundreds of books from indie authors from all genres, many with a look-inside-the-book feature offering a sample of the book’s content.
Crabtree Publishing Co. is dedicated to producing high-quality children’s books and educational products beginning with pre-K. For more than 43 years Crabtree has been known for its beautifully illustrated books and educational resources featuring animals, biographical accounts, countries, cultures, geography, and life and physical sciences. Fiction has also become a strong part of Crabtree’s product line. Books are available in print, audio, e-book, and read-along formats, and are published in several languages, including French, Haitian Creole, and Spanish.
NFTs are coming to the publishing industry. Visit the Creatokia booth to learn about the future of book NFTs and to explore how to get started with this new format.
Dark Horse Comics
Founded in 1986 by Mike Richardson, Dark Horse Comics is an excellent example of how integrity and innovation can help broaden a unique storytelling medium and transform a company with humble beginnings into an industry giant. Stop by the booth to check out the latest offerings in art books, graphic novels, licensed comics, and manga. Also get more information on the YouNeek YouNiverse, which Roye Okupe will discuss during the Book Buzz: YA Comics & Graphic Novels author panel on Tuesday, May 24, 4–5 p.m. ET.
Dexterity is an IBPA Award–winning publisher based in Nashville with a team of more than 100 book publishing professionals. Dexterity publishes its own titles and provides publishing services to other presses and indie authors. Visit the booth to preview upcoming titles, download galleys, and enter to win $200 in books and other prizes.
Disney Publishing Group is one of the world’s largest children’s publishing brands, igniting imagination through storytelling in ever-inventive ways. As part of the Disney Parks, Experiences and Products segment, DPG brings the magic of the Walt Disney Company’s powerful brands and franchises, including Disney, ESPN, Marvel, National Geographic, Pixar, Star Wars, and 20th Century Studios to fans around the world. Visit the booth to see new and upcoming titles.
Feeding Minds Press
An independent nonprofit children’s book publisher, Feeding Minds Press helps children understand where their food comes from, who grows it, and how it gets to their table. We hope to cultivate curiosity about agriculture so young readers will pursue careers in science that may lead to innovations in farming that benefit people and the environment.
Join Globe Pequot in celebrating its 75th year. Visit the booth for children’s, craft and hobby, hiking, history, and music and entertainment books, as well as fishing guides and books on all things local. The press’s imprints include Applause, Astragal Press, Backbeat, Down East Books, Falcon Guides, Globe Pequot, Gooseberry Patch, Lyons Press, McBooks, Muddy Boots, Pineapple Press, Prometheus, Sheridan House, Stackpole Books, and TwoDot. At the booth, chat with team members, discover forthcoming titles, and grab a few galleys.
Guilford is a leading publisher of education, parenting, psychology, and wellness titles. Its books are written by clinicians and researchers, and it publishes evidence-based, hype-free information geared toward improving lives. Its titles deal with contemporary issues including cultivating self-compassion and helping troubled kids. Explore the booth and see Guilford’s forthcoming titles, author videos, and show specials, and to grab a galley.
Hachette Book Group is a leading publisher whose programs reflect a broad range of backgrounds, experiences, and ideas. Visit the booth for some of this year’s featured titles: The World Record Book of Racist Stories by Amber Ruffin and Lacey Lamar, The Wind at My Back by Misty Copeland, Chaotic Neutral by Ed Burmila, Farmhouse by Sophie Blackall, As Long as the Lemon Trees Grow by Zoulfa Katouh, Dead Flip by Sara Farizan, and many more.
The International Monetary Fund
The IMF publishes a wide variety of books, periodicals, reports, and digital products covering exchange rates, international finance, monetary policy, statistics, and other global economic issues. Visit the IMF booth to learn more about the effects of the global economy on daily life and how to download free digital books from the IMF eLibrary.
Visit Independent Publishers Group’s booth to learn about forthcoming titles in every genre. IPG distributes titles from independent presses, international publishers, and in-house publishers Chicago Review Press and Triumph Books.
The Italian Trade Agency
ITA is proud to showcase 16 Italian publishing companies in its Italian Pavilion. See p. 100 for details.
Stop by the Kensington booth for live interviews, conversations between authors, and games throughout the show. Request ARCs and download supplemental content to Kensington’s great books. Staff will be on hand to answer questions.
Legendary Comics is where legendary stories are born. Its passion for mythic storytelling continues to grow, through original stories and big-screen adventures. Visit the booth to find exclusive sneak peeks at upcoming graphic novels, handy reading guides, and live author chats with fan favorites, including Brian Buccellato, Paul Cornell, Mickey George, and Dana Mele.
Based in Minneapolis since its founding in 1959, Lerner Publishing Group is one of the nation’s largest independent children’s book publishers, with 14 imprints and more than 5,000 titles in print; its books include National Book Award finalists and a Caldecott Honoree. Visit the booth to get digital ARCs of exciting upcoming releases, download new catalogs, and discover the best new picture books, YA fiction, graphic novels, and nonfiction for pre-K through YA.
Austin Macauley publishes a range of titles, including adult fiction and nonfiction, and children’s and young adult titles. Visit the booth to see author interviews and to find content and ARCs, as well as giveaways and an overview of Austin Macauley’s top titles.
National Book Network
National Book Network is an independent, full-service sales, marketing, and distribution company serving North American and overseas independent publishers of nonfiction, fiction, and children’s titles. It provides sales, marketing, order fulfillment, and credit and collections services. NBN’s growth is based on the successful partnership it’s developed with each of its clients.
Want to connect with the NetGalley team and learn how to get the most out of a NetGalley account? Visit the booth, where staff will be available to chat publicly or privately. Special resources will be available, including the book advocate toolkit, book club kits, and so much more.
Phoenix International Publications
Phoenix International is committed to crafting engaging, educational, and entertaining books for children. It creates a wide range of original and licensed books to encourage a lifelong love of story time and imaginative play. Visit the booth to find amazing new books, ask questions, and win an e-galley of an upcoming book.
Visit the Plata Publishing booth to learn about new and upcoming books by Robert Kiyosaki. This year marks a quarter century since Rich Dad Poor Dad was published, and Plata is celebrating the 25-year milestone of this classic title that ranks as one of the leading personal finance book of all time. Plata publishes 26 other Rich Dad series books, as well as books by Kim Kiyosaki and books that Robert Kiyosaki coauthored with Tenzin Kiyosaki, Jim Rickards, Edward Siedle, and Donald Trump.
Portage & Main Press
Portage & Main Press and its HighWater Press imprint are independent, Canadian, and woman-owned. Portage & Main is known for its innovative and award-winning stories by Indigenous writers. Visit the booth to discover new books, read excerpts from the 2022 list, listen to audiobook samples, or chat with the Portage & Main team. Don’t forget to enter the drawing for a chance to win a book bundle with a nearly $100 value.
Princeton Univ. Press
Princeton University Press publishes scholarly, professional, and trade books. New fall 2022 titles include How Fast Did T. rex Run?: Unsolved Questions from the Frontiers of Dinosaur Science by David Hone; The Sounds of Life: How Digital Technology Is Bringing Us Closer to the Worlds of Animals and Plants by Karen Bakker; A Traveler’s Guide to the Stars by Les Johnson; and Viral Justice: How We Grow the World We Want by Ruha Benjamin.
Pub Site is a website platform that allows every author to have a great-looking, professional website regardless of budget. Created by the book industry veterans at FSB Associates, Pub Site is a new easy-to-use DIY website builder explicitly developed for books and authors. Build it yourself, or Pub Site can build it for you. Imagine using the same tools as those used by bestselling authors and their marketing teams, including Tom Clancy, Robin Cook and Janet Dailey, for just $19.99 per month.
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing
An independent publisher for 73 years, the Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group is based near Washington, D.C. Its publishing program includes academic scholarship and reference, nonfiction, professional titles, and textbooks, as well as partnerships with associations, societies, and professional organizations across the humanities and social sciences. RLPG owns and is distributed by National Book Network, which offers distribution services to other book publishers.
Scholastic is the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books, connecting educators and families through accessibility, engagement, and expertise. It is a leading provider of literacy curricula, professional services, and classroom magazines, and a producer of educational and popular children’s media. The Scholastic booth will highlight the fall 2022 list with galley giveaways, dedicated programming for upcoming graphic novels and nonfiction titles, and a 2022 Power of Story digital catalog.
Speechki is revolutionizing the way audiobooks are made. Using artificial intelligence, it can turn a book’s text into natural-sounding audio in two days for as little as $500. Featured in Forbes, Publishers Weekly, and Wired, Speechki’s cutting-edge technology works for journal and magazine articles, too. The reduced cost means almost any book can be a profitable audiobook. Come to the booth, hear the voices, take the “Is It Human or Is it Speechki” quiz, and learn how Speechki can help increase revenue and expand accessibility by expanding audiobook programs.
Sweet Cherry Publishing
Sweet Cherry Publishing is an award-winning independent children’s book publisher based in the U.K. Sweet Cherry believes that all children should have access to great stories, and works to break down the socioeconomic barriers that often get in the way of access to books. To do so, it publishes fun, illustrated fiction as well as contemporary YA. Its books have been featured in the New York Times and School Library Journal. Sweet Cherry is distributed in the U.S. and Canada by Baker & Taylor Publisher Services.
Taste of Home, Reader’s Digest, Family Handyman, and Birds & Blooms are imprints of Trusted Media Brands, which publishes books that bring friends and family together through cooking, DIY, humor, and travel titles, plus real-life stories. Its books help people simplify their lives in a complicated world. Stop by the booth to learn more about Trusted Media Brands’ full range of books, especially its bestselling Taste of Home cookbooks.
Tyndale offers faith-based fiction titles from Lynn Austin, Karen Kingsbury, Francine Rivers, Joel C. Rosenberg, and others. Its nonfiction selection includes works from New York Times bestselling authors like Daniel Amen, Gary Chapman, Tony Dungy, David Jeremiah, and Beth Moore. It has a full line of kids’ titles from board books to middle grade fiction by bestselling authors Chris Fabry, Jerry Jenkins, and others.
Ulysses Press was named one of PW’s fast-growing independent publishers in 2021 and 2022. Focused on trade nonfiction, the Ulysses list includes education, pop culture fandom, self-help, and true crime. Through its new Bloom Books for Young Readers imprint, the press boosts diverse points of view for children and middle grade readers. Stop by the booth for giveaways, sneak peeks of new releases, and info on the book reviewer program.
Union Square & Co.
Union Square & Co. is a talent-driven publisher whose mission is to promote excellence in contemporary publishing. Its robust adult program includes classics, decorating, fiction, food and drink, health and wellness, humor, and pop culture, as wells as calendars, games, and stationery. Children’s offerings include picture books, early readers, chapter books, graphic novels, and middle grade and young adult novels, as well as classics and activity books. Visit the booth to browse fall 2022 titles.
Vault Comics publishes the best in original, creator-owned science fiction, fantasy, and horror comics that break the established order, dissolve conceptions of social identity, and give voice to the silenced. Its Wonderbound imprint publishes science fiction, fantasy, and spooky original graphic novels for middle grade readers. Look for live panels in the booth and grab a galley.
The breadth and depth of Welbeck Publishing Group’s publishing program caters to voracious readers and bibliophiles of all ages and interests. Welbeck is delighted to be working with Two Rivers to bring its titles to the trade.
Founded in 2006, Yen Press is one of the largest and most prolific publishers of manga and graphic novels in North America. Driven by a passion for art, storytelling, and innovation, Yen Press has become a market leader in several categories through such imprints as Yen On (light novels), JY (middle grade), Yen Audio, and Ize Press (Korean content).