SIBA 2019: Spartanburg Hosts High Energy Show

The Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance Discovery Show in Spartanburg, S.C. this past weekend was one of the best attended in years and offered an enthusiastic kick-off to the fall regional season, and a rousing send-off for outgoing executive director Wanda Jewell. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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