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  • The African American Book Expo Goes West

    The African American Book Expo, which launched in Dallas in 2017, will be held in Los Angeles County this weekend.

  • 'The Great American Read' Vote Count Tops 2 Million

    More than 2 million votes have been cast in the search to find America's Most Loved Novel, a fan competition organized as part of PBS' documentary series, 'The Great American Read.'

  • Follett Book Fairs to Cater to More Precise Age Ranges

    Follett will expand its book fair business in its second year in operation, the company has announced, launching fairs focused exclusively on early childhood and middle school readers.

  • BookExpo, NYRF Will Run in Late May at the Javits Center

    After operating in separate venues in 2018, BookExpo and the New York Rights Fair have announced that they will join together in New York City’s Javits Center in 2019. New York Rights Fair will run concurrently with BookExpo, which is currently set for May 29-31.

  • ThrillerFest XIII: The Summer of George

    The appearance of George R.R. Martin at Saturday night's ThrillerFest gala, where he was honored as ThrilerMaster, helped to draw a packed crowd to the event, but there was no sign of when the next installment in his Song of Fire and Ice series will be published.

  • Children’s Institute 2018: CI 6 Gets Political

    Concerns about the separation of immigrant children from their parents, diversity, and empathy found a place alongside nuts-and-bolts education for booksellers at this year's Children's Institute conference.

  • Children’s Institute 2018: Children’s Books Remain Strong

    While the number of indie bookstores around the country continues to grow, so too does one of the strongest segments of the books category, children's. NPD Books offered the latest stats and trends to watch.

  • Authors Guild Adding Regional Chapters

    The Authors Guild has announced an ambitious plan to open at least 14 regional chapters across the U.S. this year that will host variety of programs serving members in their local writing communities.

  • Rainbow Connection: LGBTQ Publishing 2018

    LGBTQ community building takes many forms, including literary festivals, writers’ retreats, and online outreach.

  • Free Speech Celebrated at PEN America Gala

    This year's event raised more than $2.2 million to support free expression, and Publisher Honoree Carolyn Reidy of S&S delivered an address citing the importance of protecting "unfettered discourse."

  • NBF to Expand Its Literary Programming

    Supported by $1.4 million in new funding, the National Book Foundation has unveiled an ambitious slate of new programs aimed at reaching readers in a more diverse array of American communities.

  • BookExpo's Librarians' Lounge 2018: The Full Schedule

    Presented by Publishers Weekly, the 2018 BookExpo Librarians' Lounge offers a place for librarians to relax, as well as a strong slate of exclusive programming.

  • The 'Believer' Wants Las Vegas To Believe... in Literature

    Sin City built a playoffs-worthy NHL franchise in a year. Can it also build a literary oasis in the middle of the Mojave? If the 'Believer' Festival is any indication, that answer is yes.

  • PBS Unveils The Great American Read's 100 Most Loved Books

    PBS kicked off 'The Great American Read,' its forthcoming eight-episode documentary on reading in American Culture, by revealing the show’s list of America’s 100 best loved books in front of a lively crowd at the Morgan Library in Midtown Manhattan Friday morning.

  • New York Rights Fair Teams with BookExpo

    The New York Rights Fair (NYRF) will become the official rights fair of BookExpo, starting this year. BookExpo’s rights center will move to NYRF, and BookExpo's rights oriented exhibitors will have the option to move to premium space at the NYRF.

  • Hybrid Publishing, Diversity of Voices Focus at IBPA Conference

    The growth of hybrid publishing and the diversity of voices independent presses bring to publishing were among the topics at this year's IBPA Publishing University.

  • Follett Takes Book Fairs to Texas

    Following last year's rollout of a new school book fair business, which launched regionally in October, Follett has announced that it will expand Follett Book Fairs into the Texas market this coming August.

  • Bologna Sees Bump in Exhibitors, Attendees

    The Bologna Children’s Book Fair ended its 2018 run with an increase in the number of exhibitors as well as a rise in overall attendance.

  • Clinton, Patterson to Launch Book Tour at BookCon

    President Bill Clinton and author James Patterson will launch their book tour for their upcoming book, 'The President is Missing,' at BookCon 2018.

  • After AWP Dismisses Exec Director, Questions and Anger Linger

    Hours after AWP18 wound down last week, the literary organization's board of trustees severed ties with its longtime executive director, David Fenza. The move has angered a number of former board members and others within the literary community.

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