Tuesday, June 06, 2017

The Roundup with PW

BookCon 2017: Consumers Flock to Javits to Meet Authors—and Publishers
BookCon, which returned to New York City and to a two-day format, drew a strong crowd, continuing to skew towards female readers of YA literature.
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BookExpo 2017: Children's Authors Say That Storytelling Saves Lives
The Children’s Book & Author Breakfast speakers emphasized that books don’t just provide escape: reading can save lives.
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HarperCollins U.K. Head Condemns Attack: Chief executive Charlie Redmayne has condemned this weekend's terrorist attack near London Bridge next to HarperCollins HQ.

A New Life for 'Sewanee': The 125-year-old literary journal 'The Sewanee Review' had fallen into irrelevance. Its new editor is changing that.

A Decade of PalFest: The founder of the Palestinian Festival of Literature reflects on 10 years of bringing art and culture to the troubled region.

Writers Report on NYC Bodegas: The Bodega Project, a summer-long series from 'Electric Literature,' finds ten authors writing on their community's corner stores.

Attending Every Party at BookExpo: 'Literary Hub' party correspondent Kyle Lucia Wu tried to attend every BookExpo-related party in New York last week. This is her story.

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