Wild Rumpus Named 2017 PW Bookstore of the Year; DeCourcey Rep

For the first time in the PW awards' nearly 25-year history, a children's bookstore has won the honor. Wild Rumpus, in the Twin Cities, is celebrating its first quarter century this year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Porter Square Named 2020 PW Bookstore of the Year; Barnett Top Rep

Sixteen-year-old Porter Square Books is the first New England bookstore in more than a decade to receive this honor and the second bookstore in Cambridge, Mass. Texan Bob Barnett, a sales representative for 25 years, was named Rep of the Year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Literati Named 2019 PW Bookstore of the Year; Heidemann Rep

The six-year-old Ann Arbor bookstore has grown from 2,600 sq. ft. and seven employees when it opened to nearly 4,000 sq. ft. and 27 employees today. Long-time PGW Northwest sales rep Cindy Heidemann is known as "a master at helping buyers focus on what is important for their stores." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Boulder Book Store Named 2018 PW Bookstore of the Year; Mesjak Rep

The innovative Colorado bookstore is the 26th recipient of the PW Bookstore of the Year Award. Among the store's firsts, it is the first store to buy on Edelweiss and one of the first to offer consignment sections by publisher. John Mesjak with Abraham Associates was named this year's PW Sales... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: Anne DeCourcey is PW’s Rep of the Year

A longtime book veteran who says that she’ll die in this industry, DeCourcey was named the 2016 New England rep of the year and the 2015 and 2010 HarperCollins rep of the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Finalists Named for 2017 PW Bookstore of the Year

This year’s bookstore finalists represent a broad range of independent bookstores, from across the country, both newer stores and long-established ones. The winner will be announced in March. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books Inc. Named 2016 PW Bookstore of the Year; Solomon Rep

In a California sweep, both 165-year-old Books Inc., the oldest bookstore in the West, and Lise Solomon with the Karel/Dutton Group took this year’s PW Awards, which will be presented at BookExpo America. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Books & Books Named PW Bookstore of the Year; Sheridan Rep

Given the outsized influence of the 33-year-old South Florida bookstore and owner Mitchell Kaplan, the biggest surprise was that it hadn't received the award earlier. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Finalists Named for 2019 PW Bookstore of the Year

At Winter Institute 14 in Albuquerque, N.M., PW announced its slate of five finalists for indie bookstore of the year. Many are responsible for the current rise in independent bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Finalists Named for the 2018 PW Bookstore of the Year

Publishers Weekly named the top five bookstores from around the country and sales representatives. Each is vying for the 2018 PW award for Bookstore of the Year and Sales Rep of the Year to be announced in late March. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Finalists Named for 2016 PW Bookstore of the Year

This year’s bookstore finalists represent a broad range of general independent bookstores, both big and small. The winner will be named in March. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Green Apple Named PW Bookstore of the Year

The 47-year-old San Francisco store behind California Bookstore Day is this year's winner. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Finalists Named for PW Bookstore of the Year

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Children’s Bookstore Makes the Shortlist for PW Bookstore of the Year

For the first time in the nearly 25-year history of the PW Bookstore of the Year Awards, a children’s only bookstore, Wild Rumpus in Minneapolis, was named one of five finalists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Star Watch Names 50 Honorees for 2019, Its Fifth Year

In the annual PW Star Watch program, emerging talents in the North American publishing markets are honored. A 'Superstar' goes to Frankfurter Buchmesse. The post PW Star Watch Names 50 Honorees for 2019, Its Fifth Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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BookExpo 2019: Talking with Cindy Heidemann, PW’s Rep of the Year

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Talking with Literati, PW’s Bookstore of the Year

It takes a village to raise a child—and to create a successful bookstore, if the experience of booksellers Hilary and Mike Gustafson is any indication. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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PW’s Bookstore of the Year: Boulder Book Store

If a bookstore takes the name of the city in which it resides, it had better reflect the values and character of its hometown. Boulder Book Store, PW’s 2018 Bookstore of the Year, does just that. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Mesjak: PW’s Rep of the Year

Consortium Book Sales & Distribution trade sales manager Ruth Berger describes John Mesjak, PW’s 2018 Rep of the Year, as a “book-reading teddy bear who never sleeps." It's high praise—and uncontested at that. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Industry Notes: Frankfurt Has Two Wild Cards This Year; PW Star Watch Welcomes Canada

This year, Frankfurter Buchmesse offers a Wild Card free stand to both a German and an international exhibitor. And the PW Star Watch program opens to young talent in publishing in Canada, as well as in the United States. The post Industry Notes: Frankfurt Has Two Wild Cards This Year; PW Star... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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