Author James Patterson Funding Drive To Save Indie Booksellers

On Thursday, the best-selling author pledged $500,000 to a new campaign: #SaveIndieBookstores. Continue reading at 'HuffPost'

[ HuffPost | 2020-04-02 20:17:14 UTC ]
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Friend of booksellers James Patterson will donate $500,000 to indie bookstores.

James Patterson has a long history of helping independent bookstores. In in 2014, he donated $1 million to indie bookstores, and staring in 2015, his Holiday Bonus program has given payments between $500 and $5,000 to bookstore employees each year. Now, as bookstores struggle to keep afloat... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-03 14:23:07 UTC ]
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Author James Patterson wants to give holiday bonuses to booksellers

Patterson says he got the idea of offering holiday bonuses from applications he receives for bookstore grants. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Indie Author–Indie Bookseller Relationship Warms Up

More and more indie booksellers are tightening bonds with their communities is by stocking self-published titles by local writers—as long as they don't say a word about Amazon. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade rallies to launch emergency hardship funds for authors and booksellers

The trade has pulled together to launch a series of emergency measures to support authors and booksellers affected financially as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-19 17:45:38 UTC ]
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20 young booksellers have just won some of James Patterson’s money.

The most prolific man in letters, James Patterson, has bestowed upon 20 UK booksellers the Young Bookseller Special Achievement Award in recognition of their “talent and extraordinary contribution to the bookselling industry.” Bestselling author/philanthropist Patterson (whose has sold somewhere... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-11 16:06:23 UTC ]
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Young booksellers scoop James Patterson award

James Patterson has awarded 20 booksellers the Young Bookseller Special Achievement Award, in recognition of their "outstanding" work.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-10 19:15:12 UTC ]
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Patterson Offers 'Happy Holidays' for 320 Indie Booksellers

For the third year in a row, the bestselling author is giving holiday bonuses to indie booksellers. This year he sent checks ranging from $750 to $1,250 to booksellers and bookstore owners around the country. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson Expands Bookseller Bonus Program

The bestselling author is renewing his Holiday Bookseller Bonus Program, which launched in 2015. He's also adding more money to the mix this time around, increasing his donation by $100,000. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Authors Guild Honors Toni Morrison, James Patterson, and…IngramSpark

At the author advocacy organization's 25th gala, trade publishing stars and a self-publishing engine are acclaimed for distinguished service to writers. The post The Authors Guild Honors Toni Morrison, James Patterson, and…IngramSpark appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson to Give Indies a $250,000 Bonus

After offering $1 million in grants to indies last year, the bestselling author is continuing to show his support for bookseller "heroes" through holiday bonuses to those working on the frontline, ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson donates funds for first World Book Day Award

Through the award, five schools in Britain and Ireland will receive funds for their libraries. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson donates funds for first World Book Day Award (+video)

Through the award, five schools in Britain and Ireland will receive funds for their libraries. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson Makes Holiday Donation to Indies

Eighty-one booksellers got a special gift just in time for the holidays. The bestselling author sent out $473,000 in grants for the third round of his million-dollar campaign to invest in indies. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors on the Air November 21, 2014: James Patterson

James Patterson, author of 'Hope to Die' (Little Brown, 9780316210966) and 'House of Robots' (LBYR, 9780316405911), will appear on NBC’s 'Today' on Monday, November 24. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: James Patterson Gives $268,000 to 43 Booksellers

The grants are part of a million-dollar giveaway by James Patterson to independent booksellers who promote children’s books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie Booksellers, Authors Team Up

Many independent booksellers have begun to have a change of heart about self-published books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies First: Authors share their experiences working as booksellers

The Indies First movement garnered more than 1,000 authors working at bookstores across the US and in Canada for Small Business Saturday, including James Patterson and Garth Stein. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies First movement turns hundreds of authors into booksellers

To support Indies First, scores of authors will be working in indie bookstores on Small Business Saturday. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson will donate $1 million to indie bookstores

Patterson says a bookstore will need to be 'viable' and have a kids' section to qualify for a donation. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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