Cracking the Code: What Booksellers, Publishers and Librarians Want From Author Events

Cracking the Code: What Booksellers, Publishers and Librarians Want From Author Events

06/01/2017, 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Room 1E11

Language:
English

How does that library down the street get Lee Child and Jodi Picoult? What’s the secret to blockbuster author events?? Bill Kelly from Cuyahoga County Public Library and panelists will explore the triparate relationship between publishers, booksellers, and librarians that fosters a robust and mutually beneficial relationship for all, and delights and astounds your patron in the process.

Session Takeaways:

  •    Learn what publishers are looking for when placing an author on tour

·       Find out how to identify authors for your community/market

 

·       Promoting and planning your event

 

Moderator:

Bill Kelly, Adult Programming Manager, Cuyahoga County Public Library previously held positions including; Branch Manager and Adult Services Supervisor; Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction – 2015; ALA Notable Books Council 2010-2014 (Chair – 2014); PLA Allie Beth Martin Award – 2013 Recipient; ALA/RUSA Readers’ Advisory Research and Trends Committee – Member 2014-Present; CCPL Reconnect with Reading Team (Chair) – Co-founded with Nancy Pearl in 2008

Contributors

  • William Kelly

    Speaker

  • Suzanne DeGaetano

    Speaker

Categories

  1. Education
    Marketing & Engagement
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