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  • Something for Everyone at DBW

    A thousand people turned up for the revamped Digital Book World, which ran last week in Nashville.

  • Are Trade Shows Disability-Friendly?

    Accommodation for people with disabilities varies at book industry shows and fan fests, our investigation has found.

  • Regional Show Highlights 2019

    A roundup of key happenings at all eight shows, including panels and roundtables, author signings and mini-TED talks, and even a few pajama parties.

  • Booksellers Ready for Fall Gatherings

    This fall, as is tradition, members of the bookselling industry will assemble at conferences all across the nation to share their strengths and struggles.

  • New DBW Set For 2nd Outing

    This year's rebooted Digital Book World, to be held a month earlier this year in Nashville's Lowes Vanderbilt Hotel, looks to promote "a more intimate, community setting" despite hoping to double last year's attendance.

  • Star Watch 2019 Honorees Named

    Fifty honorees from the U.S. and Canada were chosen for the fifth annual PW Star Watch program for their trailblazing spirit, innovative problem-solving, and leadership qualities.

  • Book Truckin’ with House of SpeakEasy

    Last month, the House of SpeakEasy book truck was on a mission: to spotlight community conversations around the literary arts throughout as much of the country as possible.

  • Small Presses Publish the Revolution at Socialism Conference 2019

    Conversation rooted in leftist literature served as the foundation for the 2019 Socialism Conference, held from July 4 through July 7 in Chicago.

  • The Book Industry Speaks Out Against China Tariffs

    Representatives at the public hearing said books should be excluded from proposed tariffs on Chinese imports because, among other reasons, the tariffs would almost certainly lead to higher book prices for consumers while forcing some publishers and booksellers out of business.

  • Hearings on Proposed Book Tariffs Start Today

    Representatives from the AAP and the ABA are among the book industry members that will speak out against a proposed 25% tariff on goods--including books--imported from China at hearings that start today.

  • How Has the Internet Changed Book Culture?

    A PubTechConnect event this week posed this question and more to some of the internet's most influential young books personalities.

  • Star Watch: Keeping Up with Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo

    Last year, Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo, founders of the media start-up Timbuktu Labs and authors of the Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls series, were the top honorees for 2018 PW Star Watch.

  • AAP Speakers Take On Big Tech

    At the Association of American Publishers' annual meeting held June 3, two speakers called for the power of the huge technology companies to be regulated.

  • In Praise of Jerusalem and the New Book Forum

    Suzanne Balaban, president of BMM Worldwide, makes a case for the Jerusalem International Book Forum as "the new Silk Road for stories."

  • Shortlist for First CAMEOs Announced

    The London Book Fair and Screen Week has announced the shortlisted audiobooks for the Creativity Across Media: Entertainment and Originality Awards. The inaugural award in the U.S. will be presented at BookExpo on May 30.

  • Star Watch: Keeping Up with Gabriella Page-Fort

    Two years ago, Gabriella Page-Fort, editorial director at AmazonCrossing, was celebrated as the top honoree for the annual PW Star Watch program, a partnership between Publishers Weekly and Frankfurter Buchmesse.

  • The House of SpeakEasy Book Truck Will Tour the Country

    "Poetry to the People," a new program launched in collaboration with storytelling nonprofit Narrative 4, will bring the Book Truck to ten cities in ten days for book giveaways and promotion of literacy and literary organizations.

  • A Different Kind of Literary Festival

    PEN World Voices marks 15 years of hosting literary events with a human rights focus.

  • Storytelling Featured in BookExpo Kickoff Roundtable

    “BookExpo’s Leadership Roundtable: Storytelling in 2020 and Beyond” will be held May 29 at 11 a.m., an hour before before the exhibit floor opens at this year's conference, which is set for New York's Javits Center.

  • Star Watch: Keeping Up with Andrew Eliopulos

    Since he was the top Star Watch honoree in 2016 HarperCollins Children’s Book editor Andrew Eliopulos has continued to focus on bringing diverse voices to readers.

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