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  • Big Turnout for PubWest Conference

    Approximately 250 people attended this year's PubWest's annual conference, the largest turnout since Kent Watson has been executive director.

  • AWP 2017: Politicized Writing Conference Ends With White House Vigil

    This year's politically-charged AWP conference concluded Saturday evening with a candlelight vigil outside the White House and good sales reported from the book fair floor.

  • AWP 2017: A Political Book Fair

    The AWP book fair, always a centerpiece of the conference experience, was as politically charged as this year's panels and protests.

  • AWP 2017: Writers Take to the Streets of Washington, D.C.

    The Association of Writers and Writing Programs annual conference in Washington D.C. continued in a highly politicized vein through its second day, with a march and rally at the Capitol building, in addition to a packed event featuring Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie and Ta-Nehisi Coates.

  • AWP 2017: Keynoter Azar Nafisi Urges Writers to Resist Tyranny

    AWP 2017's keynote speaker, Azar Nafisi, the author of 'Reading Lolita in Tehran,' blasted President Trump in a fiery presentation and urged writers to use their imaginations to resist the tyranny of the Trump administration.

  • AWP 2017: Writers Get Political as Conference Opens

    The Association of Writers & Writing Programs, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, kicked off its annual conference on Thursday with politics on people's minds, as exhibitors, panelists and attendees expressed their opposition to the Trump presidency.

  • AWP 2017: This Year's Conference Will Be All About—and Against—Trump

    Anti-Trump protests and political actions are planned throughout this year’s AWP conference.

  • Bookselling in a Time of Political Upheaval

    Political and cultural issues dominated the discussion at the American Bookseller Association's Winter Institute conference.

  • Webcast on Virtual Communities Today

    The fourth and final webcast in CodeMantra’s series on the publishing-technology connection will be held at 1 p.m. today. The subject of the webcast is virtual communities and will examine how the publishing world can use engagement and collaborative communities to its advantage. Panelists are Sanjeev Kalyanaraman, CodeMantra CTO; Rebecca MacKenzie, senior product manager, C Space; Susan Peterson, chief commercial officer, CodeMantra; and Cheryl Toto, managing director, US News global education.

  • At DBW, Booksellers Wonder if Booze Will Save Them

    Offering beer, wine, or coffee in bookstores is part of an ongoing effort by physical retailers to find new ways to attract consumers to physical bookstores and keep them there.

  • IDPF Close to Finalizing W3C Merger

    Despite challenges from OverDrive CEO Steve Potash, IDPF officials said at a meeting yesterday that they are finalizing plans to join the W3C after an overwhelming vote in favor of the merger last November.

  • DBW Speakers See Stable Trade Market

    With gains in unit sales of print books offsetting declines of e-book the trade market has been relatively stable over the last four years, Nielsen's Jonathan Stolper said at the start of the Digital Book World conference.

  • WI12: Big Name Authors to Look for in Minneapolis

    PW's reviews editors have selected some of the most notable adult and children's authors to meet at this year's Winter Institute

  • WI12: A Conversation with Foyles CEO Paul Currie

    What booksellers can learn from a UK bookseller

  • WI12: Bookselling in the Twin Cities

    Bookstore diversity and literary culture combine for a vibrant book market.

  • WI12: Stellar Authors To Headline Winter Institute

    Roxane Gay, Lesley Stahl, Ann Patchett, and Kim Scott talk about diversity and the business of bookselling.

  • WI12: Booksellers Get Ready for the Biggest Winter Institute Ever

    This year's Minneapolis destination for ABA's premier educational conference (Jan. 27-30) puts the "winter" back in Winter Institute.

  • Yale Publishing Course Partners with Yale School of Management

    The Yale Publishing Course has partnered with the Yale School of Management for its next installment, to be held this July 23-28.

  • Select Book Conferences, Festivals, and Fairs in 2017

    Some are in the distant future, others are mere days away. One thing is certain, however: 2017 is jam-packed with literary events. This year, by request, we’ve rounded up a number of consumer shows to include on our list in addition to trade-focused shows.

  • How to Maximize ALA Midwinter

    Librarians share tips for making the most of the meeting.

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