Virtual Author Events Are the Next Big Thing

Booksellers are finding that the format is drawing big audiences—albeit with varying degrees of sales success. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Virtual author events continue to roll in

In the weeks since coronavirus took over and everyone went into lockdown, The Bookseller's events site BookGig has seen an influx of virtual event listings.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-26 18:11:33 UTC ]
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Is the Next Big Idea Club the Next Big Thing?

Although serial entrepreneur Rufus Griscom has a background in books, he had no intention of getting into the book business when he launched a new venture, Heleo, in 2015. With the Next Big Idea Club, that's changed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Putting a Value on Author Events at the Library

No question, librarians are expert book marketers in their communities. But where too many librarians come up short is in communicating the impact and value of their efforts back to publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Author Elin Hilderbrand to Hold Four In-Store Events

Over the next two week, four bookstores — two in Delaware and one each in New Jersey and California — will host author Elin HIlderbrand for in-person book signings. All events will follow strict safety and health protocols set by her publisher, Little, Brown, and the stores themselves. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Virtual, hybrid, live: what next for book events?

As has been widely reported over the past few weeks, the coronavirus pandemic has caused continued closures of theatre and performing arts venues, with potentially catastrophic effects across the industry.  At Fane we started by postponing our March - May shows to the Autumn, but with the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-07 13:31:31 UTC ]
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NYT Mag Wins Big at Virtual National Magazine Awards

The New York Times Magazine was the top winner at this year's National Magazine Awards (commonly referred to as the "Ellies"), which were held as a virtual ceremony Thursday evening after the annual gala, originally set for Brooklyn in mid-March, was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. By... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-05-29 01:15:13 UTC ]
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Virtual events should 'mirror the real world', says Orion's Wilding

Maura Wilding has urged publicists and marketing teams to think about "mirroring the real world" when organising online events. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-19 01:03:37 UTC ]
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Your Week in Virtual Book Events, May 18 to 24

Virtual Author Series: Emma Straub and Judy Blume Monday, May 18, 7pm EDT Books & Books and the Miami Book Fair present Emma Straub and Judy Blume in celebration of Straub’s new novel All Adults Here. The authors and booksellers will discuss the delights and challenges of their craft, the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-18 16:01:57 UTC ]
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Pan Mac virtual author tour to support bookshops

Pan Mac authors will embark on a 10-day virtual tour of high street bookshops this month with writers including Kate Mosse, Ann Cleeves and Prue Leith focusing on stores that mean something to them personally. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 12:59:10 UTC ]
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Artemis Fowl author Eoin Colfer to headline virtual Writers' Weekend

Eoin Colfer, author of the Artemis Fowl series, will be the keynote speaker at the virtual Writers' Weekend, a four-day conference that will now be live streamed from 9th-12th July.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-15 23:55:15 UTC ]
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At Informa, Virtual Events Are a Testing Ground for Exhibitions’ Hybrid Future

The COVID-19 pandemic was a sudden jolt to organizers of face-to-face events, and perhaps none more so than Informa plc, the world's largest exhibitions firm, which has been forced to cancel or postpone more than 450 live events originally scheduled for the spring and summer. But even as... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-05-14 17:31:50 UTC ]
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With Trade Shows on Hold, Virtual Events Have Their Moment

The COVID-19 pandemic has meant sudden disruption for trade show and conference organizers, and its impacts are likely to persist long after the country reopens for business. Based on a survey of 164 executives, new data from the Center for Exhibition Industry Research sheds some light on how... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-04-30 04:58:00 UTC ]
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Watch the L.A. Times Book Club's virtual meet-up with author Fanny Singer and chef Alice Waters

'Always Home' author Fanny Singer worries more about running out of garlic than toilet paper. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-22 22:32:48 UTC ]
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Four indies launch virtual events programme

Four independent bookshops have pooled their knowledge and resources to organise a series of virtual events.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-09 02:25:23 UTC ]
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Virtual events now a mainstay, says Midas director Georgina Moore

Georgina Moore, director of books and publishing at Midas, has said she will continue to use virtual events for book publicity after the present lockdown ends, arguing that they have maintained the profile of books and authors during this period, but are also good for reaching new audiences . Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-08 09:28:39 UTC ]
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Author Anna James launches virtual bookclub

Pages & Co author Anna James has created an online and interactive middle-grade book club called The Bookwanderers Club, supported by her publisher HarperCollins Children's Books.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-26 10:05:59 UTC ]
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Avon to hold virtual festival for authors

Avon is putting on a virtual festival to showcase its authors during the Covid-19 crackdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-26 01:10:07 UTC ]
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Los Angeles Times Book Club is back, virtually, with L.A. noir authors

Join author Steph Cha and Joe Ide for a streaming conversation about new L.A. noir. The March 30 event will be live. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-25 19:15:02 UTC ]
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Author events need to break free of publication schedule, FutureBook told

Events should be used to build long-term audiences for writers and their books rather than just being built around publication dates and sales, a Futurebook panel has heard. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-24 19:17:49 UTC ]
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