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  • Critics Weigh In on Art In #MeToo Era at PEN America's BKBF Panel

    At the September 16 Brooklyn Book Festival, four critics and curators tackled one of the most hotly-debated topics in the book and arts worlds in the era of #MeToo: how should the public reckon with the works of abusive artists?

  • ReedPop's Anime Fest at NYCC Faces Controversy

    News of the fest’s revival has generated mixed reactions due to the history of the original New York Anime Festival, which had its share of ups and downs over the five years of its existence.

  • New York Comic Con Adds Space for Content Creators

    New York Comic Con returns with a streamlined Harvey Awards and a new anime and manga festival.

  • National Book Foundation Sponsors Fall Author Tour

    NBF Presents, a new program from the National Book Foundation, is sponsoring National Book Award-winning or shortlisted authors to visit a dozen book fairs, universities and libraries around the country this fall.

  • Fall Regionals 2018: Making the Connection

    The new heads of GLIBA, MPIBA, and NEIBA are changing things up to build community among booksellers.

  • Fall Regionals 2018: Regional Show Highlights

    A roundup of key panels, roundtables, and author appearances at all eight shows.

  • Fall Regionals 2018: Read the World at the Regionals

    At the fall regionals, Ingram is extending its “Be Worldly. Read Lit in Translation” campaign for literature in translation, which it launched at BookExpo.

  • Fall Regionals 2018: Indies Find Their Groove

    With strong programming and increased membership, regional bookselling associations continue to grow their fall trade shows.

  • 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.

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