Open to BISG members and non-members, and featuring trivia questions about books, authors, and publishing, the hour-long event on May 21 will be held via Zoom and administered by CourseHorse, a New York City–based events platform.
A Wisconsin bookseller is organizing a two-day virtual festival and fundraiser, Bookstock, to celebrate and crowdfund indie booksellers and musicians. The event will take place on Facebook from May 15-17.
The biggest takeaway from BISG's survey on the industry supply chain is the need for all sectors of the industry to communicate and work together.
Citing the impact of the pandemic, O’Reilly Media president Laura Baldwin announced that the publisher and technology education platform is canceling all future in-person symposiums and closing that portion of its business.
With book tours, festivals, conferences, and other literary events being canceled around the world due to COVID-19 concerns, the tech-friendly west coast literary community has begun creating digital events to keep authors and readers connected during the coming weeks of social distancing and quarantine.
The Loft literary center in Minneapolis is not canceling its second annual Wordplay literary festival. Instead, it is partnering with other literary organizations to hold a two-month virtual celebration of books and authors.