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 during the pandemic, Patterson is donating $500,000 to […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-03 14:23:07 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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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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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 completes $1 million in donations to independent bookstores

'Here's to local governments waking up to the fact that bookstores and libraries are essential to our way of life,' Patterson said in a statement. 'Here's to media coverage of books, booksellers, and publishers, and to a wiser, more literate America.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-12-18 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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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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James Patterson Leads Group Seeking to Raise Millions for Bookstores

Author James Patterson is spearheading a group that includes Reese Witherspoon, Reese’s Book Club, the Book Industry Charitable Foundation, and the American Booksellers Association in an effort to raise millions of dollars to help save independent bookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-02 04:00:00 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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With Texas Indie Bookstore Day, Lone Star Booksellers Try Self Promotion

Texas Independent Bookstore Day, set to launch on Saturday, will feature booksellers throughout the state, with stores in Houston, Austin and Dallas participating. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-04 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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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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Patterson donates $100k to ANZ indies

James Patterson has extended his support of indies to Australia and New Zealand, offering bookshops $5,000 each from a pool of $100,000 to spend on initiatives to get children reading. The best-selling American author has already given indies in the US and the UK grants and he has also donated... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson does it again: more school library donations

Patterson originally announced that he would be donating $1.25 million to school libraries but now he's increasing the amount to $1.5 million. 'I’m blown away by the number of parents and teachers who have shared the urgent needs of their community’s school library,” the author said in a... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-03-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson donates more than $1 million to school libraries (+video)

The author also recently donated funds for British and Irish schools as well as independent bookstores. 'I hope we’re able to increase awareness about the vital role that school libraries and librarians play in transforming lives and fostering a love for learning,' Patterson said of his new... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson donates more than $1 million to school libraries

The author also recently donated funds for British and Irish schools as well as independent bookstores. 'I hope we’re able to increase awareness about the vital role that school libraries and librarians play in transforming lives and fostering a love for learning,' Patterson said of his new... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson to Donate $1.25M to Libraries

As part of a new initiative designed to raise awareness about the state of school libraries in the U.S., James Patterson announced that he will make a $1.25 million donation to school libraries across the country this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-09 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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