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  • Authors for Abortion Access Launch Auction

    The auction, running July 12–26, will benefit two grassroots abortion funds and includes donated items from Neil Gaiman, Chloe Gong, and V.E. Schwab.

  • San Diego Comic-Con Is Back

    The massive show returns in-person to San Diego this summer after a three-year hiatus.

  • Children's Institute 10: Charlie Jane Anders Says ‘Magical Portals Exist, and Adults Aren’t Real’

    The science fiction author drew a standing ovation from the Ci10 audience as she discussed her childhood and start as a writer.

  • How Big Can the Fall Regional Bookselling Conferences Get?

    Executive directors at regional bookseller associations across the country believe that conditions are right for big turnouts at their in-person fall shows.

  • S.A. Cosby Big Winner at Thrillerfest

    Dry humor, moving tributes to those who provided award winners with practical and emotional support, and honorees with differing approaches to the thriller genre highlighted ITW's 17th Annual Thriller Awards Banquet, where S.A. Cosby took home his second Best Hardcover Novel award.

  • From the Archive: June 3, 2019

    We look back at our coverage of the 2019 BookExpo, which would turn out to be the last installment of the long-running annual book conference.

  • Congress Holds Second Hearing, Focuses on Censorship in Classrooms

    The U.S. House subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held a hearing on Thursday to discuss the trend in some states to restrict discussion in public school classrooms relating to race and LGBTQ issues that some speakers, including PEN America CEO Suzanne Nossel, described as authoritarian tactics.

  • Best Mystery Writers Honored at In-Person Edgars Ceremony

    The mood was celebratory as mystery publishers and authors honored the best in the genre, live and in-person, for the first time since 2019 at a ceremony last night at New York Marriott Marquis Times Square.

  • Michael Pietsch on Publishing at BISG: 'Best of Times, Worst of Times'

    Some 130 people, as well as others listening online, attended the Book Industry Study Group’s first in-person annual meeting in three years held April 22 in New York City. The event focused on the impact of the pandemic and continuing efforts to make the industry more inclusive, among other topics.

  • Brooklyn Bookstore Crawl Returns to the Borough

    For the first time since 2019, 21 Brooklyn bookstores are inviting readers on a borough-wide crawl in the week leading up to Independent Bookstore Day.

  • U.S. Book Fairs Show the Pulse of the Book Biz

    Book fairs in the U.S. evolve alongside the industry, and while some have declined in the digital age, others have thrived through embracing regionality and technology, writes ‘PW’ Midwest correspondent Claire Kirch.

  • Literacy Partners Annual Gala Returns to NYC

    At the April 11 gala for the NYC-based literacy nonprofit, attendees included Simon & Schuster senior v-p and publisher Dana Canedy and author Ta-Nehisi Coates.

  • Sisters in Crime Announces DEI Initiative

    The Equity Project will offer a slate of programming focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion for Sisters in Crime members.

  • Welcome from the BookLife Indie Author Forum!

  • Snow Days 2022: The ABA’s New Show Makes Its Debut

    The American Booksellers Association’s virtual bookselling retreat looks to the future.

  • BookLife Indie Author Forum Set for March 19

    BookLife, PW’s subsidiary devoted to helping self-published authors, will hold the first BookLife Indie Author Forum on March 19 from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET. The forum will cover the writing and publishing of adult and children’s books.

  • Toy Fair New York Canceled

    After reiterating its resolve, as recently as January 5, to go ahead with an in-person Toy Fair New York on February 19–22, the Toy Association has canceled the 2022 edition.

  • Book Festivals, Fairs, and Conferences: Winter 2022

    Though concerns regarding the omicron variant loom, many promoters hope to proceed with in-person events in early 2022.

  • A Lasting Literary Legacy: Close-up on the Sharjah International Book Fair

    On the occasion of the SIBF’s 40th anniversary, PW spoke with HE Ahmed Al Ameri, chairman of Sharjah Book Authority, the organization responsible for running the SIBF and establishing and acting on its vision and ambitions. (Sponsored)

  • PEN America Goes Live Again at 2021 Gala

    Literati and Hollywood royalty alike were back at the American Museum of Natural History in New York on October 5 for the PEN America Literary Gala, one of the first major indoor and in-person events held by a literary institution since the pandemic began.

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