First Wave of BookCon Panels Announced

The announced panels include appearances from authors Dan Brown, Margaret Atwood, Veronica Roth, Rainbow Rowell, and Shea Serrano and pop culture icons including Bill Nye, Jeffrey Tambor, and Krysten Ritter. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: New £20,000 ‘Kindle Storyteller’ Award; BookCon Announces Panels

The new Amazon UK Kindle Storyteller Award is open to writers everywhere, as BookCon in New York announces Margaret Atwood, Dan Brown for June 3 and 4. The post Industry Notes: New £20,000 ‘Kindle Storyteller’ Award; BookCon Announces Panels appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital ‘US Book Show’ Announces Panels for Late May

A three-day digital program, the US Book Show–which lies on the calendar where BookExpo did–is announcing panel discussions. The post Digital ‘US Book Show’ Announces Panels for Late May appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-14 17:07:57 UTC ]
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BEX Announces Titles for Editor Buzz Panels

BookExpo has announced the titles that will be featured on the three 2019 Editors’ Buzz Panels, which highlight forthcoming books expected to appeal to readers in the fall and winter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo and BookCon Announce Preliminary 2018 Attendance Figures

Preliminary numbers released by organizers of this year's BookExpo and BookCon show a 'reimagined' focus on booksellers that may actually have drawn fewer booksellers and retailers than last year. The post BookExpo and BookCon Announce Preliminary 2018 Attendance Figures appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: US Publishers Association Announces Book Expo Panels; UK’s Sunday Times Prize Opens for Entries

Three Big Five CEOs are scheduled for a session from BookExpo and the Association of American Publishers. And the UK's award for writers aged 18 to 35 opens for submission. The post Industry Notes: US Publishers Association Announces Book Expo Panels; UK’s Sunday Times Prize Opens for Entries... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo Announces CEO Panel and Copyright Roundtable

BookExpo announced two panels that will be held at its forthcoming trade show featuring a number of industry CEOs and leaders, including the top executives at Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster and Macmillan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2015: YA Panel Celebrates WNDB, Talks Up Diversity

What a difference a year has made with BookCon, with this year's literary fanfest featuring not one but two author panels specifically addressing issues of diversity in books and in the publishing industry itself. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2015: Put ’Em Up! Powerhouse Mystery Writers Reveal Secrets on the ‘Pencil Panel’

Don’t tell anyone,” confides bestselling author Brad Meltzer about today’s panel “Inside the Mystery Writer’s Studio,” in which he is participating with fellow superstars James Patterson and Nelson DeMille. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2015: Talking Truth, Love, Diversity, and Writing at ‘Reality Bites’ Panel

On a Saturday BookCon panel, Ellen Hopkins, Patrick Ness, Lauren Oliver, and Jason Reynolds discussed the relationships, characters, themes, and settings of their latest YA novels. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Diversity in Children's Publishing: A BookCon Panel

Prominent African-American and Hispanic children's book publishers, publicists, agents, and authors were featured on the BookCon panel "Where Are the People of Color in Children's Books?" held on Saturday, May 31. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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John Green to Headline BookCon Panel

"The Fault in Our Stars" author will discuss Fox's film adaptation of his novel, alongside the team behind the movie. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bateman, Fey to Headline Kickoff BookCon Panel

Jason Bateman and Tina Fey will kick off BookCon with a panel discussion and sneak peek of their upcoming film, "This Is Where I Leave You," adapted from Jonathan Tropper's novel of the same name. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2015: BookCon Grows Up... and Moves On

Two years ago, when Reed Exhibitions announced it would be adding a consumer component to its annual trade show for publishers and booksellers, reactions were mixed. Now, with next year’s BookCon moving to Chicago (along with BEA), most publishers said that, though they’re unsure what a Chicago... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2015: Mac Barnett and Jory John: The Terrible Two Put the Con Into BookCon

We are going to put the con back into BookCon,” Mac Barnett, says of the pranking workshop that he is leading with his fellow expert, or, partner-in-crime, Jory John, today, noon–12:45 p.m., on the Downtown Stage. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2015: ‘Office’ Duo Kaling and Novak Reunite to Open BookCon

On Saturday, former 'Office' co-stars B.J. Novak and Mindy Kaling reunited on stage to kick off the second annual BookCon in front of a packed and boisterous crowd. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tom Hanks announces ‘wildly ambitious’ first novel

The Making of Another Motion Picture Masterpiece spans 80 years and is said to be ‘thoughtful, poignant and hugely entertaining’Oscar winner Tom Hanks’s debut novel has been announced, and is due out next year. The book, Hanks’s second foray into fiction – he published a short story collection... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-09-27 14:01:40 UTC ]
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Financial Times Announces a Shortlist in the £30,000 Business Book of the Year Award

The United Kingdom-based business book competition is in its 18th year. Its shortlist deals with economics, business, and politics. The post Financial Times Announces a Shortlist in the £30,000 Business Book of the Year Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-09-26 10:02:34 UTC ]
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Macmillan Announces Changes as CEO Transition Continues

Jon Yaged, who will officially succeed Don Weisberg as CEO of Macmillan Publishers US later this year, will take over day-to-day responsibilities for running the company, effective today, along with other changes among executive personnel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: The Five Lives of Hilma af Klint by Philipp Deines

In Phiiipp Deines new graphic biography of Hilma af Klint (1867-1944), he depicts her path to creating abstract paintings, the role of spiritualism in her life, and the individuals that helped to shape her distinctive and innovative works of art. A 9-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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