‘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.
Not only BookExpo America but also its consumer-facing BookCon will be in Chicago in May, trading New York’s Javits Center for the McCormick Place complex.
Book Riot’s free-flowing celebration of the book in New York earlier this month featured Margaret Atwood and drew literati from across the tri-state region.
Gregory Pardlo and a trio of other acclaimed poets discuss their precarious working relationship with the publishing establishment.
Deborah Emin, publisher of Sullivan Street Press, offers a theoretical plan for saving bookstores and making libraries more robust.
New York’s outsized influence on publishing is felt across the US, but is it good for the other 99%?
Style blogger Julia Leach of Chance offers her thoughts on what bookstores to visit on a lazy Saturday afternoon on either coast.
Some people left the NYC and publishing, others developed an interest in the Middle East. How did September 11 affect you?
Publishing Perspectives editor Ed Nawotka shares his memories of September 11, 2001 and considers its impact on the publishing industry.
By Helen Gregg I had to look up what Moscots were before I got very far in Kat Stoeffel’s much-forwarded article about “highbrow bottom-feeders,” or, New York publishing assistants. Moscots, it turns out, are glasses, and, combined with a belted sweater dress, are the uniform of Ms. Stoeffel’s stereotype – an East-Coast-educated, hyper-literate, employer-idolizing, cliquish, either hardworking or pretty girl …
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