BEA 2016: For Booksellers, Change of Venue Welcome. For the Big Houses, Not So Much

While some attendees, especially booksellers, rejoiced at a more “intimate” BEA, this year's show, in the Windy City for the first time in 12 years, left others concerned about what’s lost when the event leaves its standing locale of New York City. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Big Changes at Westchester Publishing Services

The last two years have seen some major shifts at Danbury, Conn.-based Westchester Publishing Services, a composition and editorial services company with a focus on the trade; academic and scholarly; professional and institutional; and STM publishing markets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2016: Big Books from Small Presses Create a Buzz

While the five books presented at the BEA Selects: Children's panel session were from small presses, they all made a big impression on the audience. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2016: Children's Breakfast Speakers Agree: Books Change Lives

The BEA Children's Book & Authors Breakfast was a moving testament to the power of books, as four children's book authors spoke of the impact of reading books upon their own lives and the importance of books in all children's lives. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2016: Sylvia Day Thanks Booksellers for Her Success

When Sylvia Day, author of many bestselling erotic romance series, was first starting out, she thought it was only a dream that she’d become as successful as she is. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2016: Meg Little Reilly: Tackling Big Issues

Meg Little Reilly describes herself as a “writer, environmentalist, quilter, aspiring banjo player, hiker of mountains and swimmer of lakes.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2016: Booksellers Talk Up Their Favorite Books for Young Readers

While there are always plenty of big books and authors from major publishers at BEA, in talking to frontline booksellers and librarians we found a lot of interest in books from smaller houses as well. Here we present a sampling of the books that especially caught the eyes of conventiongoers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2016: Jennifer Weiner Takes a Big Step into Middle Grade

Jennifer Weiner is widely known to adult readers for her bestselling women-centric novels (Good in Bed; Who Do You Love), her columns for the New York Times Op-Ed pages and Sunday Review, and her humorous Twitter feed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: How Booksellers Can Create Better In-Store Events

Building relationships in one's local community is key to creating productive and profitable events, a panel of four veteran booksellers told an audience of 50 at BEA on Wednesday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2016: Emma Flint: ‘Little Deaths,’ Big Buzz

Growing up in the north of England, Emma Flint was 10 years old when she wrote her first fiction, an Agatha Christie pastiche replete with a thickly mustached French detective. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Canadian Publishing 2016: Big Books for a Big Country

Canadian publishing is dominated by some familiar names: Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster, and HarperCollins. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2015: Coping with BEA’s Schedule Changes

BookExpo America shifts to midweek this year, running Wednesday through Friday rather than Thursday through Saturday as in years past. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2014: Big Names and Big Flavors for Fall Cookbooks

Perusing the cookbook offerings at BEA revealed upcoming titles from big names and newcomers alike, and news that "Lucky Peach" is looking at getting into cookbooks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2014: Big Children's Books at BEA

For readers of all ages and interests, there were no shortages of titles to grab, snag, and talk about. YA continues to generate long lines and lots of attention. At Simon & Schuster, one of the big teen titles was Scott Westerfeld's Afterworlds—and not just because BEA factors into the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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MoCCA Art Fest Returns to New Venue, Big Crowds

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From a Small Nigerian Tribe to a Big American Publishing House

In Uwem Akpan’s debut novel, “New York, My Village,” a Black African editor traces tribalism at home and abroad. Continue reading at The New York Times

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The Bookseller's Disability Issue: 'trade can bring real change'

The Bookseller's Disability Issue is published today, guest-edited by author Claire Wade who has called on the trade to harness its adaptability to bring real change for people with disabilities. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bookselling Spotlight: Cavalier House Books

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As Political Divide Widens, Will Big Houses Rethink Conservative Publishing?

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Year-End Changes: PRH Canada Separates Knopf and Random House

CEO Kristin Cochrane retains Anne Collins while moving Martha Kanya-Forstner to lead Knopf Canada and bringing in Sue Kuruvilla for RH Canada. The post Year-End Changes: PRH Canada Separates Knopf and Random House appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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