Welcome to BookExpo America

BOOKEXPO at the Javits Center, NYC May 29 - May 31, 2019

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BookExpo is carefully crafted with content and experiences for all those that play a part in the publishing industry. It's where authors, booksellers, distributors, librarians, literary agents, publishers and more unite to build relationships, learn tactics to bolster business and get the pulse of what’s trending in today’s shifting marketplace.

MY SHOW: A Bibilophile's Guide

My Show is an online tool including an exhibitor directory, floor plan, conference and autographing sessions, and more. More details about creating your BookExpo My Show account will be available in 2019.

"BookExpo provides a wonderful opportunity not only to see what is being published first-hand, but also to meet and share ideas with authors and colleagues." -Jeanne Robertson, BookOps

"BookExpo is the space to experience what’s next in the access, content and experience in econtent for both the retail and library markets. As a librarian, Book Expo is an excellent opportunity to engage with authors, book industry professionals and econtent platform vendors to better collaborate on we can connect the public to their next great read." -Veronda J. Pitchford, Reaching Across Illinois Library System

"BookExpo is a unique opportunity to engage the book industry at every level. The partnership, camaraderie, education, and general revelry in the joys of our strange and wonderful business is inspiring. I always return to the store with fresh ideas and renewed enthusiasm." -Jeff Deutsch, Seminary Coop

"BookExpo is so important for us. We have the chance to meet authors, connect in person with publishers and chat it up with our fellow bookstore owners. I have received support from our reps, who know what our needs are because they have come to know us over the years. It is a valuable resource and tons of fun in the process!" -Alice Hutchinson, Owner, Byrd's Books


2018 was an amazing year for guests from every genre, media & more! Check back soon for our latest 2019 guest additions.

Curious about 2018’s line up? See Guests

Meg Medina

Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass

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Dave Eggers

The Circle, Her Right Foot

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Yuyi Morales

Viva Frida

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Jacqueline Woodson

Brown Girl Dreaming

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Gayle Forman

I Have Lost My Way

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Viola Davis

Corduroy Takes a Bow

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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. It’s the place where industry leaders, authors and readers converge to define the new publishing universe.



We've negotiated travel discounts and secured a limited number of reduced-rate hotel rooms to make your trip to New York City affordable. Through the travel experts at onPeak, rooms at the group rate are limited and available on a first come, first-served basis.


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