BTW Articles

28 Jan
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Independent Bookstore Day Orders Due February 1

Booksellers have just a couple more days to place their orders for exclusive, literary-themed items for this year’s celebration of Independent Bookstore Day.

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25 Jan

14th Annual Winter Institute Highlights Indie Resurgence as New and Veteran Booksellers Come Together

Approximately 700 booksellers from 387 stores joined more than 150 authors, 120 publisher partners, and nearly 50 international guests at ABA’s largest educational event.

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09 May

ABA to Present Four Education Sessions at BookExpo 2017

ABA education at BookExpo 2017 will feature sessions on hiring for diversity, selling controversial books, and migrating to Edelweiss+, as well as a session for authors interested in working with indies.

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15 Nov

2018 BookExpo Registration Opens

Booksellers can register now for BookExpo 2018, which will be held at New York’s Javits Convention Center from Wednesday, May 30, through Friday, June 1.

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29 Nov

Register Now for BookExpo 2018

ABA member booksellers can register for free badges to BookExpo 2018 and take advantage of a great rate at Hotel ABA — The New Yorker, a Wyndham Hotel.

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14 Feb

ABC/CBC Silent Art Auction at BookExpo to Honor Ashley Bryan

The silent auction to benefit the American Booksellers for Free Expression and Every Child a Reader, featuring the Children’s and Teen Book Awards, will honor beloved author and illustrator Ashley Bryan. BookExpo registration is underway.

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30 Apr

PRH to Kick Off BookExpo With Party at New Yorker Hotel

Independent booksellers attending BookExpo are invited to join Penguin Random House to kick off the 2018 trade show with nightcaps at the New Yorker Hotel.

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06 Apr

Take Advantage of Your ABA Membership: Get Free Admission to BookExpo

This year, American Booksellers Association members will have special red lanyards that will identify them as independent booksellers.

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27 Mar

Registration Opens for ABA Programming at BookExpo

Booksellers can register now to attend the Celebration of Bookselling, Meet the Editor, Publicists Speed Dating, and ABC/CBC Speed Dating at BookExpo, which will be held May 30–June 1 in New York City.

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21 Mar

ABA Unveils a Packed Agenda for BookExpo

BookExpo 2018 will feature a variety of programming for independent booksellers, from popular networking events to valuable education sessions to celebrations with favorite authors.

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