BookExpo America

I’ve attended BookExpo (formerly BEA) ten to twelve times since I started working in book publishing in 2000. I always go
You've got to feel sorry for books: they have a lot to contend with. TV and computer games were bad enough, what with that deadly combination of moving images and sounds, but now there's the Internet, and all the things that come with 24-7 interconnectivity on a global scale.
Events at this year BookExpo America (BEA) showcase how Inkubate powers the traditional publishing pipeline with its interactive platform
BookExpo America commences in one week, and with hundreds of authors, events and signings, it's a busy and confusing place to be. I talked with a few publishers who helped me narrow down what young adult book fans should do at BEA.
The reality is that bookstores are disappearing. That book readers are finding other things to do with their time and money.
Despite not getting all the books on my BEA wish list and the fact that I still can't feel my feet, I would consider my first BookExpo America a success. Here is a list of what I learned.
New York City--The most interesting piece of anecdotal information I picked up at this year's BookExpo America was from Paul
When you build a career in any industry, it is important to get into the thick of things and learn as much as you can about the business activities involved so you can become more of an insider as opposed to just a spectator.
It all began a few months ago when some of the girls on my team started to wear the latest craze in bangles. I noticed them immediately because they were not only visually interesting, but also made a pleasing-to-the-ear jingling sound. I was intrigued so I set out to learn more, which brought me to discover Alex and Ani.
Where are book lovers gathering these days with less and less bookstores around? And where will they gather in years to come as technology continues to change the way we live?
If you are a writer planning to self-publish, I strongly advice that you to try eBooks. The risk is much lower.
If you love books so much you get involved with them beyond being a reader, then you have to be interested in the annual BookExpo America. As a reviewer/author, my idea of a good time is to wander the aisles looking for whatever catches my eye.
You can't walk two feet at BookExpo America without stumbling on a hot new read showcased at one of the 1,000 booths inside the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.
Authors present include Stephen Colbert, Zadie Smith, Junot Diaz, Patti Smith, Michael Chabon, Neil Young, Jennifer Weiner
Names change, but the cast of characters is familiar. The Very Important Publisher (or Agent) is easily spotted because he's one of a small number of people wearing a well-tailored suit.
The 2011 edition of BookExpo America, or as we call it in the trade “BEA,” has just concluded—the industry’s annual hoedown
"I was getting ready for a picnic with my sister Mildred, and we were trying on swimsuits," she recalled. "And we were not
Publishers have been known to be a bitchy lot but this year most of the bitching on day one seemed to be focused on the intermittent