SIBA Regroups Following GABBS Show Cancellation

The 22-year-old Great American Bargain Book Show has canceled its upcoming spring 2017 show and will close. SIBA, which was planning to merge its fall trade show with GABBS, will be moving ahead with its 2017 event, set for Atlanta on March 7. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oprah refused to cancel her ‘American Dirt’ show — and reminded us what civil discourse looks like

The conversation with the novel’s author, along with three Latina writers and publishing representatives, was smart, empathetic and illuminating. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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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

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SIBA Show Continues Despite Hurricane

The Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance Discovery Show opened in Florida yesterday, but Hurricane Florence loomed over the event. Approximately 25 booksellers, publishers and authors cancelled due to the storm. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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SIBA Discovery Show Thrives in the Big Easy

Booksellers from more than 71 stores attended the SIBA Discovery Show in New Orleans last weekend, where diversity and race were major topics—as was the impending move of the organization's executive director, Wanda Jewell, who is relocating to the West Coast. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Jay-Jay Harvey disappears from radio show and cancels book tour for two weeks

Radio star Jay-Jay Harvey has cancelled the next two weeks of her book tour after walking out on her show live on air. Continue reading at Stuff

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SIBA 2016: Attendance Jumps Amid Debate to Move the Show to Spring

Attendance at SIBA's September 16-18 show was up 25% over 2015 and one of the main topics of conversation was the plan to move the event to the spring in 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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SIBA to Move Fall Discovery Show to the Spring

On the eve of its fall regional trade show to be held in Savannah (Sept. 16-18), the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance announced that it will partner with GABBS and move its show to the spring, starting in 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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SIBA To Try a Consumer Day At Its Fall Show

The organization is selling $99 tickets to the reading public for the first time, and offering author meet-and-greets as part of the package. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Partnership Continues to Be a Success for SIBA,GABBS

The third joint outing between the Southern Independent Bookstore Alliance and the Great American Bargain Book Show, held last week, led to a bigger turnout for both SIBA's day of member programming, and GABBS's trade show. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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SIBA Sets Dates for 'Fall Discovery Show'

The Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance has announced the dates for its fall regional trade show through 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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GABBS & SIBA’s Second Year Proves A Success

This past weekend, with an emphasis on education and bookseller and author togetherness, GABBS & SIBA’s show in the Springtime was a success. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookExpo 2019: UnBound Is a ‘Show Within a Show’

At a time when nonbook items have become a significant part of many stores’ sales, BookExpo is upping its commitment to sidelines by setting up a separate exhibit hall for book-related sideline vendors under the UnBound umbrella. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Children’s Authors Appearing at the 2015 Regional Bookselling Trade Shows

A selection of some of the hundreds of children's book authors who will be at this season’s regional shows. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: Adult Authors Appearing at the 2015 Regional Bookselling Trade Shows

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Total book sales fell 11% in first-half, PA stats show

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Of course Clea DuVall will direct a show based on Tegan and Sara’s memoir.

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Who was Max Jacob? A poet, friend of Picasso and, a new biography shows, a man who defied easy labels

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Writers and publishers pen open letter to show solidarity with trans and non-binary community

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SIBA Membership Nearly Quadrupled in 2020

The annual meeting of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance, which took place at the New Voices New Rooms conference on Thursday, revealed that its membership jumped from 160 stores in 2019 to 589 stores this year, after it waived membership dues. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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