Authors, What are Your “Best Practices” for Working with Booksellers?

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka


Getting noticed by booksellers is one element of successful book sales. What are your tricks and tips?

By Edward Nawotka

As BookExpo America kicks off today, we are reminded of its roots at the official trade show of the American Booksellers Association. This connection is still very visible at BookExpo in the many of panel discussions dedicated to bookselling, author signings all around the show floor, and big marketing pushes by publishers to show off their latest books to booksellers.

In today’s feature story, a dozen authors and booksellers offer their thoughts on how to best work with booksellers to make sure your book gets the attention it deserves. What are your “best practices” for romancing the bookseller?

Let us know in the comments below?

About the Author

Edward Nawotka

A widely published critic and essayist, Edward Nawotka serves as a speaker, educator and consultant for institutions and businesses involved in the global publishing and content industries. He was also editor-in-chief of Publishing Perspectives since the launch of the publication in 2009 until January 2016.