Industry Events

Experts Say Covid Will Change Book Shopping Patterns Forever
October 28, 2020 at 1:00 am

Speakers on a panel organized by the Book Manufacturers Institute agreed that the Covid-19 experience will likely permanently change the way consumers shop for books and that all aspects of publishing will need to adapt to the new landscape.

In Virtual Event, Bouchercon 2020 Picks Year's Best
October 19, 2020 at 1:00 am

Among Bouchercon's top mystery writers this year were Hank Phillippi Ryan, winner of Best Novel for 'The Murder List' (Forge), and Tara Laskowski, whose 'One Night Gone' (Graydon House) was named Best First Novel.

Angie Thomas and Justin Reynolds On Ending Black Male Stereotypes
September 22, 2020 at 1:00 am

The New England Independent Booksellers Association launched its virtual fall conference with a conversation between YA authors Angie Thomas and Justin Reynolds, who emphasized their commitment to dispelling harmful assumptions about young Black men.

Daunt Gives B&N Update at BISG Annual Meeting
September 14, 2020 at 1:00 am

To survive in the age of Amazon, B&N CEO James Daunt said bookstores "need to look good and have great books and passionate booksellers" in an interview with BISG executive director Brian O'Leary.

SIBA Looks Ahead
September 11, 2020 at 1:00 am

SIBA’s new leader responds to challenging times.

Exhibit Halls Go Virtual, Too
September 11, 2020 at 1:00 am

This year’s show floors have moved online as well, and some will be up through the end of the year.

Fall Regionals 2020: The Virtual Edition
September 11, 2020 at 1:00 am

This year’s bookseller shows are moving online, but still have plenty of author events, education, and exhibits. Plus, ABA CEO Allison Hill shares an urgent message with publishers.