This is the second year that exhibitor Reed has canceled the in-person event.
In November 2020, the Frankfurt Book Fair went through restructuring and layoffs, with a back-to-basics plan announced for 2021.
New BEA director Brien McDonald has announced key changes for the leading US book publishing trade show, including name change to BookExpo.
The Frankfurt Book fair offers free programs to include indie authors who’d otherwise have to pay exorbitant fees for a seat at the table.
Questions of diversity in romance came into play last year at RWA’s conference, and the Nielsen program is designed to tackle them.
There are many ways to rationalize this year’s move of BookExpo America (BEA) from New York City to Chicago.
Traditionally, a heavy schedule of author-signing sessions can reliably queue up the independent booksellers and help spark (publishers hope) book orders for the shops.
A discussion on author contracts, helmed by Authors Guild executive director Mary Rasenberger.
At a BEA panel on authorship, the surprises were in the commentary offered by Konrath and Turow, neither of whom is known to mince words.
Persistent questions are surfacing about how major trade-show events roll on, year after year, with minimal author involvement.