BookExpo: How to Work Successfully with Independent Bookstores
Developed for authors, this panel, moderated by author and bookseller Emma Straub, features booksellers who have formulated best practices for working together to create events that benefit both stores and authors. This session will cover a number of issues, from author publicity to dealing with pre-event nerves and will feature booksellers from Devaney, Doak & Garrett Booksellers (Farmington, ME), Bank Square Books (Mystic, CT), Savoy Bookshop (Westerly, RI), Book Passage (Corte Madera, CA), and BookBar (Denver, CO). Moderator: Emma Straub. Panelists: Kenny Brechner, Annie Philbrick. Luisa Smith, Nicole Sullivan.