Two Indie Booksellers Associations Join Forces for Fall Conference

In lieu of in-person gatherings, the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association will host a combined virtual conference from September 21-25. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book sales have plummeted in Taiwan in recent years, as have the number of bookstores in the island nation home to 23.5 million people. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Indie Black Booksellers, Publishers Hold National Pandemic Conference Call

A coalition of African-American independent booksellers and publishers convened a national video conference call to survey the state of black books around the country in the wake of the new coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Daisy Johnson joins Vintage Indie Bookseller of the Year judging panel

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NEIBA 2018: Children’s Bookselling Tips from the Fall Conference

We've gathered a selection of tips from two NEIBA panels regarding strategies for handselling and promoting diverse books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Indie booksellers join Hachette's battle with Amazon

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The Indie Author–Indie Bookseller Relationship Warms Up

More and more indie booksellers are tightening bonds with their communities is by stocking self-published titles by local writers—as long as they don't say a word about Amazon. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Midwest Booksellers Association Announces Bookseller Award

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Fall Regional Bookselling Shows 2015: No Matter Where You Live, There's a Book for There: TK# Picks from Booksellers

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

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Billed as "New Voices New Rooms," the combined regional fall conference of the New Atlantic Booksellers Association and Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance kicked off on September 21 with an emphasis on children’s books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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