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IX. Convention and Exhibits
ABA Convention and
BookExpo America 2002
BookExpo America 2002
May 1-5 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York
Programming at BEA 2002, May 1-5.
X. Book Events (2002)
ALA Midwinter Conference
January 18-23: New Orleans, LA. Call (800)
545-2433 ext. 3223; fax (312) 440-9347; firstname.lastname@example.org
Christian Booksellers Association Expo
January 28-February 1: Indiana Convention Center,
Call (800) 252-1950;
fax (719) 272-3510; email@example.com;
15th New Delhi World Book Fair
January 28 - February 3: Organized by the National Book
Trust. Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India.
Call 68 51 795; fax 68 51 795; firstname.lastname@example.org.
35th California International Antiquarian Book Fair
February 1-3: Los Angeles Airport Hotel Marriott, Los
Angeles, California. This year's fair will feature over 200 pre-eminent
booksellers from the United States, Canada, Great Britain, France,
Germany, Switzerland, Spain, the Netherlands, and Australia. For more
information, please visit here.
AntiquesMart BooksMart Antiques and Antiquarian Books
February 3, 2002: At the Westchester County Center in White
Plains, NY. More than 2000 people are expected to attend.
For further information, contact Bruce Gventer 413-528-2327,
email@example.com; Click here
is about BooksMart.
American International Toy Fair
February 10-14: The International Toy Center and Javits
Center, New York, NY.
Call (212) 675-3535; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Booktech East Conference And Expo
February 11-13, 2002: Held at the Hilton New York Hotel
& Towers, New York City, New York. The largest book and e-book
publishing event in North America.
For more information on attending, exhibiting/sponsoring, or speaking,
go to here, or call (888)
The 2002 South Carolina Book Festival & Antiquarian Book Fair
February 23-24: The sixth annual festival, at the South
Carolina State Fair Grounds, will feature more than 50 authors,
booksellers, and vendors, and thousands of readers. This year's theme is
Admission is free. In addition to readings and discussions by numerous
best-selling authors, "Look Homeward" will feature
Southern-themed panel discussions on food, travel, women's fiction,
politics, "writing with a sense of place," mysteries, gay and
lesbian writings, short stories, poetry, and "Wild Women of the
The satellite events include an Opening Night Reception and Silent Auction
on February 22; Late Night Readings on February 23; and a series of free
master classes for writers, covering everything from poetry and short
stories to the publication process, on February 22 at the South Carolina
For more information, e-mail at email@example.com.
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AAP Annual Meeting
February 27-28: Mayflower Hotel, Washington, DC.
Contact Kathryn Blough, (212)
255-0200 ext. 263; firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Book Critics Circle Award
March 11: Tishman Auditorium, New York University, New
Contact Linda Wolfe, email@example.com.
London Book Fair
March 17-19: Olympia Exhibition Centre, London, UK.
Contact Joanne Veale, 020 8910 7815; fax 020 8910 7930; firstname.lastname@example.org.
11th Albuquerque Antiquarian Book Fair-2002
April 5-6: Featuring books and other printed collectibles,
dozens of dealers in all fields, and Old Books Road Show (expert
appraisals of your books). At the UNM Continuing Ed. Conference Center in
Contact: (505) 291-9653;
AlShal@aol.com, or click here
for more information.
North Carolina Literary Festival
April 5-6: The festival, held at the University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill, celebrates the literature of the American South,
and focuses on literary fiction, children's literature, mystery, nature
writing, science fiction, poetry, oral traditions, and ghost stories.
Between 5,000 and 7,000 visitors are expected to attend.
More than fifty writers will be on hand to give readings, sign books,
conduct workshops, and take part in panel discussions and performances.
This group will include Lucille Clifton, Clyde Edgerton, Allan Gurganus,
Randall Kenan, Robert Morgan, and Lee Smith. Storytellers, musicians, and
a special family tent will also be featured. Please contact email@example.com
with questions and comments. Or access the Web
IPEX 2002: The Global Technology Event for Print, Publishing, and Media
April 9-17: Organized by IIR Exhibitions. National
Exhibition Center, Birmingham, England.
Call 01 604 756 100; fax 01 604750 910; www.ipex.org.
Bologna International Children's Book Fair
April 10-13: Bologna, Italy.
Call 39 051 28 22 42; fax 39 051 28 23 33; firstname.lastname@example.org;
Asia International Book Fair
April 24-26: Reed Exhibitions. Singapore International
Convention and Exhibition Centre, Singapore.
Contact Elaine Kok, 65 434 3651; fax 65 883 2393; email@example.com;
Seventh Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books and 22nd Annual Los
Angeles Times Book Prize Awards Ceremony
April 27-28: One of the nation's premier public literary
festivals, the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books was created in 1996 to
promote literacy, celebrate the written word, and bring together those who
create books with the people who love to read them. The 2002 festival will
be held on the UCLA campus.
The 2001 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books attracted a record 120,000
people and featured more than 95 panel sessions and 400 authors. More than
250 exhibitors, including specialty booksellers from throughout Southern
California as well as major book publishers, participated in the event.
Authors for the 2002 Festival will include: A. Scott Berg, Charles
Champlin, Mary Higgins Clark, Marc Cooper, Jared Diamond, Janet Fitch, and
Arianna Huffington. The festival will also feature book signings, cooking
demonstrations, poetry readings, and children's storytelling.
General event information is available online
or by calling 1-800-LA
TIMES ext. 7BOOK.
BookExpo America 2002
May 1-5: Javits Center, New York, NY.
Contact Greg Topalian, (203)
840-5485; fax (203) 840-9485; firstname.lastname@example.org;
46th International Congress of Young Booksellers
May 12-18, 2002: Raach, Austria.
Contact: Christiane Eblinger, email@example.com
Tel & Fax +43/2236/614 22
Bejing International Book Fair
May 24-28: Organized by CNPIEC. Bejing Exhibition Hall,
Contact Shi Hailan, (8610) 6506-6688 ext. 8403; fax (8610) 6506-3075; firstname.lastname@example.org;
18th Annual Printers Row Book
June 1 and 2: The largest, free, outdoor literary event in
the Midwest, the 18th annual Printers Row Book Fair expects to attract
more than 75,000 book lovers to Chicago on Saturday, June 1 and Sunday,
June 2, 2002. Five tented blocks in the historic Printers Row district
will showcase booksellers displaying new, used, and antiquarian books for
sale. Annually the Book Fair offers more than 70 free literary programs
including readings and book-signings by famous authors, panel discussions,
poetry readings, a writers' marketplace, and children's programming. For
more information, call (312)
June 11-12: Organized by Chicago Book Clinic. Sheraton
Hotel and Towers, Chicago, IL.
Call (773) 561-4150;
fax (773) 561-1343.
ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition
June 13-19: : At the World Conference Center, Atlanta, GA.
The ALA Annual Conference is the world's largest and most comprehensive
library conference and exhibition. Drawing over 26,000 librarians,
educators, writers, publishers, and special guests, the conference
includes more than
2,000 meetings, discussion groups, and programs on topics affecting
Contact Deidra Ross, (312)
280-3223; fax (312) 280-3224; email@example.com
BookExpo Canada 2002
June 21-24: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto,
Call Jennifer Sickinger, (888)
322-7333; fax (888) 633-3376; firstname.lastname@example.org
18th Annual Stockbridge Berkshire Antiquarian Book Fair
July 6, 2002: At the Stockbridge Plain School in
Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Benefits Plain School Reading-Is-Fundamental.
For information about the Stockbridge Berkshire Antiquarian Book Fair
Christian Booksellers Association
July 12-18: Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA.
Call (800) 252-1950; email@example.com.
23rd Annual International Festival of
October 23-November 2: The International Festival of
Authors (IFOA) in Toronto, Canada, will feature acclaimed authors from
around the world reading from their latest work and participating in
onstage dialogues and book signings. Authors who have appeared in the past
include: J.K. Rowling, Jonathan Franzen, Richard B. Wright, Margaret
Atwood, Timothy Findley, and Dennis Bock.
Call Elizabeth Fabian, firstname.lastname@example.org
or fax to 914-591-2720 for Updates.