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Jeanine Cummins addresses the American Dirt controversy.

Today, Jeanine Cummins appeared at Winter Institute in Baltimore, and as Michael Calder reports for PubishersLunch, commented on the ongoing controversy over her new novel, American Dirt. Bookseller Javier Ramirez, who introduced Cummins, brought up the topic at the end of the formal interview:... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-22 18:16:31 UTC ]
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Do you even love books if you haven’t collected all of these independent bookseller cards?

Canadian independent publisher (and bookstore!) Biblioasis has printed up a limited run of indie bookseller trading cards, featuring heroic comic book portraits of prominent booksellers. Why? Well, for starters, this week is the annual independent booksellers conference in Baltimore, the ABA’s... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-21 13:40:31 UTC ]
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WI15: Children’s Galleys to Grab

A guide to children’s and YA galleys by authors who won’t be appearing at Winter Institute. All the titles can be found in the Galley Room. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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WI15: Adult Galleys to Grab

A guide to adult galleys by authors who won’t be appearing at Winter Institute. All the titles can be found in the Galley Room. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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WI15: Adult Authors to Meet

More than 130 adult and children’s authors and illustrators will be attending this year’s Winter Institute. Here are well-known and up-and-coming adult authors who will be signing at the conference. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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WI15: Children’s Authors and Illustrators to Meet

More than 130 adult and children’s authors and illustrators will be attending this year’s Winter Institute. Here are authors coming this year who serve as proof that kids’ and YA books and authors continue to be key to the fair. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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German Bookseller Florian Valerius Is a 2020 Fellow for ABA Winter Institute

Bookselling Without Borders has given US booksellers international industry contacts, and now a retailer from Germany will be at the ABA's Winter Institute. The post German Bookseller Florian Valerius Is a 2020 Fellow for ABA Winter Institute appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-22 05:30:29 UTC ]
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ABA Past Presidents Reflect on a Changing Industry

Five past presidents of the American Booksellers Association met at Winter Institute in Albuquerque, N.M., last week to talk about where the industry is now and where it's headed. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WI14: Kobe Bryant Receives a Mixed Reception from Booksellers

While some attendees at Winter Institute were excited to meet basketball star Kobe Bryant and learn about his new children's imprint, others said they may not sell his books, recalling his being charged with sexual assault in 2003. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Big Books of Winter Institute 14

One of the main attractions of Winter Institute is the chance for booksellers to get their hands on forthcoming titles. Here, attendees share some of the titles that got them talking...and excited. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Arcadia Goes Local at Winter Institute

Arcadia Publishing, which has a backlist of 14,000 local and regional titles, will present personalized catalogs to booksellers at Winter Institute, touting 16 store-specific titles the location's employees can handsell. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WI13: Children's and YA Take Center Stage at Winter Institute

Children’s books were more integral than ever at ABA's record-breaking gathering in Memphis, which drew 1,000 book people. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WI13: ‘Sex and the City’ Glam Comes to Winter Institute

The premier educational conference of the American Booksellers Association, which is being held this week in Memphis, got a dose of star power when actress and producer Sarah Jessica Parker gave the conference's opening keynote on Tuesday. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Authors and Books to Watch for at Winter Institute 13

We’ve gathered a selection of children’s and YA authors to meet at this year’s Winter Institute, will take place January 22–25 in Memphis. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Call for Diversity Among Children’s Booksellers at Winter Institute 12

Winter Institute – which this year drew 654 booksellers – is largely about helping booksellers sell more books, and several panels contained tips and best practices that can be implemented at children’s bookstores. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Full Text of 'Bad Feminist' Author Roxane Gay’s WI12 Speech

For many at Winter Institute, Roxane Gay’s opening keynote, which called on booksellers to step up their role in providing sanctuary, set the tone for one of the most political and energizing bookseller gatherings in recent memory. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WI12: Current Events Dominate Final Day of Winter Institute

In response to recent events, both in the world and at Winter Institute 12 itself, booksellers attending the annual gathering focused their attention on making both the industry and their bookstores more inclusive. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WI12: Indie Booksellers Talk Shop, Discussion of Diversity Dominates

The overall message coming out of Winter Institute is that independent bookselling is thriving, particularly in light of the decline in ebook sales, Barnes & Noble’s continuing stumbles, and growing opportunities for community engagement. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Roxane Gay: Diversity is a "Problem Seemingly Without Solution"

In the opening keynote of Winter Institute, 'Bad Feminist' author Roxane Gay gave an impassioned speech that made ample use of the F-bomb, which called on booksellers to make their stores inclusive spaces that provide sanctuary for all. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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