Evaluating the ‘reimagined’ BookExpo 2018, the IBPA board–for 34 years a BookExpo exhibitor–votes to forgo a cooperative booth in 2019, as in 2018: ‘There is little reason for a publisher not part of the traditional eco-system to exhibit on the trade show floor.’
Preliminary numbers released by organizers of this year’s BookExpo and BookCon show a ‘reimagined’ focus on booksellers that may actually have drawn fewer booksellers and retailers than last year.
Newly released details about the 2018 BookCon’s weekend author lineup shows a program geared toward YA and younger readers.
At Wattpad, a new premium subscription is being rolled out for the US and Canadian markets; BookExpo and BookCon call for program submissions.
BookCon reaches its 20,000 person goal on Saturday and Sunday; BookExpo cites 7,425 attendees, “primarily booksellers, librarians, retailers, and media.”
Amid cheers for YouTube stars and TV producers, BookCon 2017 pulls a big crowd and gets free books into eager hands, the follow to ReedPOP’s BookExpo.
With more adult-content authors on the lineup and three years of experience in New York and Chicago, ReedPOP’s BookCon is gearing up for book fandom.
The new Amazon UK Kindle Storyteller Award is open to writers everywhere, as BookCon in New York announces Margaret Atwood, Dan Brown for June 3 and 4.
Exhibitors headed for the Bologna Children’s Book Fair are voting on notable publishers; BookExpo and BookCon announce new speakers.
‘Storytelling and pop culture collide,’ says the teaser on the New York Comic Con 2016 Web site. And that’s just the way these fans like it. BookCon leaves the trade-show floor and heads for the fans.
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