Industry Events

Toy Fair New York Canceled
January 12, 2022

After reiterating its resolve, as recently as January 5, to go ahead with an in-person Toy Fair New York on February 19–22, the Toy Association has canceled the 2022 edition.

BookLife Indie Author Forum Set for March 19
January 12, 2022

BookLife, PW’s subsidiary devoted to helping self-published authors, will hold the first BookLife Indie Author Forum on March 19 from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET. The forum will cover the writing and publishing of adult and children’s books.

PEN America Goes Live Again at 2021 Gala
October 6, 2021 at 1:00 am

Literati and Hollywood royalty alike were back at the American Museum of Natural History in New York on October 5 for the PEN America Literary Gala, one of the first major indoor and in-person events held by a literary institution since the pandemic began.

The Brooklyn Book Festival Comes Back
October 4, 2021 at 1:00 am

On a warm and sunny Sunday outside Borough Hall in Downtown Brooklyn, this year's Brooklyn Book Festival—back in person after a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic—returned to the borough and to the delight of publishers and the reading public alike.

Simon & Schuster Launches 'AuthorFest'
September 23, 2021 at 1:00 am

Simon & Schuster has announced a new series of virtual author events, AuthorFest. The first event will feature Bob Woodward and Robert Costa of the 'Washington Post,' who will discuss their new book, 'Peril.'

Heartland Fall Forum Accommodates Busy Booksellers
September 13, 2021 at 1:00 am

The Midwest Independent Booksellers Association and the Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association Heartland forum continues to offer virtual educational sessions and author events.