REEDPOP ANNOUNCES SPEAKERS FOR BOOKEXPO AUDIO PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATION (APA) AUTHOR TEA

03/13/2018

REEDPOP ANNOUNCES SPEAKERS FOR BOOKEXPO
AUDIO PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATION (APA) AUTHOR TEA

Laini Taylor, Gayle Forman, Kathryn Hahn and Jason Fry Discuss Their Works and the Changing Audiobook Landscape

Norwalk, CT, March 13, 2018: Today, ReedPOP announced the lineup for the Audio Publishers Association (APA) Author Tea on Friday, June 1 at BookExpo 2018. As the audiobook market continues to skyrocket, four bestselling authors will take the stage to discuss their craft, creativity and inspiration, with a focus on how the audiobook landscape continues to grow in importance to the publishing industry. The event will feature New York Times bestselling authors Laini Taylor (Strange the Dreamer), Gayle Forman (If I Stay), Jason Fry (Star Wars: The Last Jedi), and actress Kathryn Hahn (My Wish for You).

“Audiobooks experienced a huge boom in 2017 as the fastest growing segment in the digital publishing space. As audiobooks continue their rise, what better way to learn about the excitement of the format than to hear experiences from these four notable authors – all while enjoying a cup of tea!” said Michele Cobb, Executive Director, Audio Publishers Association.

“The APA Author Tea offers the publishing industry a unique forum to celebrate the success of the audiobook market in a relaxed setting with an impressive lineup of authors talking about their works and experiences,” said Brien McDonald, Event Director for BookExpo & BookCon.

Full program information can be found below:

FRIDAY, JUNE 1
3:00PM - 4:00PM AUDIO PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATION AUTHOR TEA (Room 1E07/08)

The APA Author Tea will feature New York Times bestselling authors Laini Taylor (Strange the Dreamer), Gayle Forman (If I Stay), Jason Fry (Star Wars: The Last Jedi), and actress Kathryn Hahn (My Wish for You).

The APA Author Tea is a separately ticketed event. For more information or to register for BookExpo, please visit www.bookexpoamerica.com.

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ABOUT BOOKEXPO
BookExpo is North America’s largest gathering of book trade professionals attracting an audience from around the globe. The event is designed to lead the global publishing industry to its consumer driven future and celebrate storytelling in all its forms. It’s the place where industry, authors and readers converge to define the direction of the publishing industry for years to come. BookExpo provides a focused professional environment to discover emerging authors and the next blockbuster titles, engage with the world’s most influential publishers and learn from industry leaders and peers. BookExpo is organized with the support of association partners including the Association of American Publishers (AAP), the American Booksellers Association (ABA) and the Association of Authors’ Representatives (AAR).

ReedPOP Contact:
Brian Reinert/Nikki Liberatore
(212) 685-4300
Brian_Reinert@dkcnews.com / Nikki_Liberatore@dkcnews.com

 

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