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  • 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.

  • AWP 18: Palm Trees and Bay Walks, Compassion and Identity

    Although attendance was down at this year's Association of Writers & Writing Programs conference, attendees were generally pleased with the range of topics covered and the chance to engage in meaningful discussions.

  • BookExpo Announces Editors' Buzz Picks

    BookExpo has announced the titles selected for the Editors’ Buzz program, its annual roundup of the top authors and titles expected to resonate with readers in the coming publishing seasons in the adult, YA, and middle grade categories.

  • Technology, Podcasting, Authenticity Celebrated at PubTechConnect

    The morning session at PubTechConnect, a day-long conference on publishing and technology, featured recurring discussions on adapting to technologies and creating "authentic" content.

  • Publishers Hop on the STEAM Train at Toy Fair 2018

    Growing interest in science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics was one of the overriding themes across the show floor at last week’s New York Toy Fair.

  • The 2018 Taipei International Book Exhibition in Photos

    The 26th edition of the Taipei International Book Exhibition, which ran from February 6 to 11, brought together a total of 684 exhibitors—up from last year’s 621—from 60 countries.

  • Peer-To-Peer Power at PubWest

    Publishing professionals gathered at the PubWest conference last weekend in Pasadena, California. With the theme of “Raising Voices: Creating a Vibrant Publishing Future,” the conference put panelists and participants on equal footing.

  • PEN Brings the Resistance to Its 2018 World Voices Festival

    The theme of this year's PEN World Voices Festival, "Resist and Reimagine," brings writers including Colson Whitehead, Roxane Gay, Eileen Myles, Jhumpa Lahiri, Dave Eggers, and Masha Gessen together in New York for six days in April.

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