At Final SCIBA, Booksellers Imagine “One California”

Southern California Independent Booksellers Association members unanimously voted to dissolve the bookselling organization at the nonprofit's Fall Trade Show, and are now hoping to unite California booksellers as a single organization. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Fires and power outages plague California indie booksellers.

As the wildfire situation in California worsens—with power outages, road closures, red flag warnings, and mandatory evacuations occurring throughout the state—several independent bookstores have been forced to reduce operating hours, cancel events, and in some cases even close their doors... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-30 17:00:29 UTC ]
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California Indie Booksellers Contend with Fires, Power Outages

Fires at opposite ends of California's coastal region, amplified by power outages, have closed a number of indie bookstores and displaced their employees, especially those in the San Francisco Bay Area and north. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BA launches final round of £50k diversity fund grants for booksellers

The Booksellers Association (BA) has launched the last of three rounds of Diversity & Inclusiveness Grants for its members. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 16:43:33 UTC ]
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Children's Booksellers Expand Horizons at SCIBA 2018

At this year's Southern California Independent Booksellers Association fall trade show, held on the weekend of October 20–21, children's programs and conversations focused on ways to expand bookselling beyond the four walls of a bookstore. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As Wildfires Rage, So. California Booksellers Struggle to Stay Open

Indie booksellers in the region are struggling to keep their doors open as poor air quality is keeping away customers and home evacuations are upending employees. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At SCIBA Show, Booksellers Look to the Future

More than 200 members of the bookselling community gathered at the Southern California Independent Booksellers Association trade show October 27-28. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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California Rescinds Autograph Mandate for Booksellers

California’s controversial law that requires booksellers to obtain a certificate of authenticity before they could sell books autographed by authors has been rescinded. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookseller Suing California Over 'Autograph Law'

Book Passage co-owner Bill Petrocelli is filing a lawsuit today against the state of California. The suit seeks to repeal the state's controversial 'Autograph Law,' which threatens to turn bookstore author signings into legal liabilities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Hail Booksellers at 2016 SCIBA

"You are my people, and I love you," exclaimed Jon Scieszka, emcee of the Children's Awards Breakfast at the 2016 SCIBA Fall Trade Show. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Final transfer figure for 2015-16 in California is 15,882.

There were 15,882 sports transfers of high school students for the 2015-16 school year, according to statistics compiled by the California Interscholastic Federation. Each of the 10 sections sends its transfer figures to the CIF. The Southern Section had the most transfers at 6,876. The next... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At SCIBA, Teicher Says Booksellers Nowhere Near 'Endangered'

For anyone worried that independent bookstores are struggling, the upbeat mood at the Southern California Independent Booksellers Association show painted a reassuring and hopeful picture. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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At SCIBA, Booksellers Confident and Upbeat

SCIBA booksellers enthusiastically gather in record number to discuss ABA's "Conversations That Work." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers! Apply for an International Bookselling Fellowship

Bookselling Without Borders is a global partnership of independent publishers that supports travel to international book fairs and residencies for booksellers. It is currently accepting applications for 2020 fellowships. BWB connects booksellers to the international book community through... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-12 09:46:49 UTC ]
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San Diego Bookseller Undergoes Surgery, Other Booksellers Keep His Store Open

After San Diego bookseller Seth Marko, the co-owner of the Book Catapult, underwent emergency heart surgery last week, other indie booksellers in San Diego and beyond stepped forward to keep the store open while he convalesces. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Midwest Booksellers Association Announces Bookseller Award

The new Midwest Bookseller of the Year award will honor excellence in bookselling and be awarded, annually, to a bookseller affiliated with any indie in the MIBA region. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Children’s Authors Appearing at the 2015 Regional Bookselling Trade Shows

A selection of some of the hundreds of children's book authors who will be at this season’s regional shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Adult Authors Appearing at the 2015 Regional Bookselling Trade Shows

Here is a selection of some of the hundreds of authors who will be at this season’s regional shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: No Matter Where You Live, There's a Book for There: TK# Picks from Booksellers

Booksellers from across the country share standout books with strong regional ties. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Publishers Offer Economics of Publishing 101 for Booksellers

Publishers will be using profit-and-loss statements to educate booksellers about their financial realities at this year's regional trade shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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