By:Betty Coker, Editor in Chief For World Liberty TV
Now in its third year, the U.S. Book Show is back as a hybrid event—in-person and livestreaming to a virtual audience, hosted the NYU School of Professional Studies Center for Publishing and Applied Liberal Arts.
Building on two successful years of presenting incredible books and authors, industry conversations and sessions on the challenges and opportunities impacting libraries and bookselling, Publishers Weekly pivots to a hybrid event, presenting the U.S. Book Show live to an in-person audience (and livestreamed to a virtual audience) in New York City at NYU’s Kimmel Center.
Publishers Weekly brings 150+ years of leadership, deep editorial expertise, dedication to excellence, instant brand recognition and extensive marketing reach to the global publishing and bookselling industry, thus setting the stage for a world-class book show.
The inaugural 2021 conference brought in 6,000+ registrants from North America and beyond representing 49 U.S. states and 36 countries.
In 2022, the U.S. Book Show welcomed 5,800 registrants from North America representing 50 U.S. states and 30+ countries.
Open to librarians and booksellers, book media, the book publishing community and allied vendors and publishing professionals, attendees will enjoy a wide array of book and author panels; programming geared to publishing professionals; and sponsor PubHubs where attendees can gather and download resources.
Books and Authors ,At the U.S. Book Show, you’ll find a magnificent lineup of authors discussing Fall 2023 books.
The U.S. Book Show features top-tier authors with the most buzzworthy books forthcoming.
A-list and celebrity authors participating in past shows include Oprah Winfrey, John Grisham, Constance Wu, Andre Kurkov, Oscar Isaac, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Kwame Alexander, Padma Lakshmi, David Sedaris, Mo Willems, Senator Jamie Raskin, Celeste Ng, Keanu Reeves, Brian Selznick, Ijeoma Oluo and many other award winners and vital voices.
On Tuesday, May 23, 2023, a day of live educational programming designed for agents, editors, and publishing professionals will be presented by the Association of American Literary Agents (AALA). The much-anticipated day will feature panels, networking sessions, and for the first time bring the industry together for continuing education around issues of mutual interest.
“AAPI Communities in Conversation,” featuring authors, creators and librarians, is a new highlight of the U.S. Book Show opening day.
The special livestreaming event centers around Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) voices, books, cultures and experiences.
The program is a collaborative effort from Publishers Weekly, the University of South Carolina’s Augusta Baker Endowed Chair and Penguin Random House Library Marketing.
Hundreds of people in attendance, from all over the World for this, US Book Show at NYU in New York City at the NYU Kimmel Center 2023.