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January 2020

Program Night: President’s Night

January 14, 2020 @ 5:15 PM - 8:00 PM
Penguin Random House, 1745 Broadway (between 55th and 56th)
New York, NY 10004 United States
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$45 – $75

Online sales are now closed. Admission will be available at the door.

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February 2020

Program Night: Publishing Romance

February 18, 2020 @ 5:15 PM - 8:00 PM
Penguin Random House, 1745 Broadway (between 55th and 56th)
New York, NY 10004 United States
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$45 – $75

The Book Industry Guild of New York’s upcoming program, “Publishing Romance: Redefining What Love Looks Like,” will be a celebration of diverse romance stories and how the publishing industry makes sure everyone gets a happily-ever-after. As we see more books around the LGBTQ+ community, characters of color, characters living with disabilities, and more, this panel will discuss how romance stories are evolving. With the successful sales of American Dreamer (Harlequin), The Kiss Quotient (Berkley), and The Wedding Date (Berkley), our…

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June 2020

Navigating Our New Reality: Current Trends in Book Production

June 10, 2020 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Free

Featuring Brenda Manzanedo, Oxford University Press, and Dylan Hoke, Hachette Book Group. Moderated by Michael Wettstein, Phoenix Color. Our first virtual program will provide an overview of the state of trade and higher education book production and publishing. We will talk about the technical and logistic challenges of making books from home and take a forward look at how the last few months have created opportunities in the book publishing market. Please RSVP by 5 pm day of event to financial.secretary@bigny.org for Zoom information.  

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August 2020

Literacy and Justice

August 12, 2020 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Free

A conversation between The Book Industry Guild of New York and The Literacy Assistance Center. Featuring Brigid Black, Simon & Schuster, Paul Stanley, Former President, BIGNY, and Ira Yankwitt, Executive Director, Literacy Assistance Center. Please RSVP by Noon, day of event, to financial.secretary@bigny.org for Zoom information.

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September 2020

Program Night: From Kitchen to Cookbook

September 29, 2020 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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  This Event is Now Closed. Please Join Us in October for Designer's Roundtable (details coming soon!)

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October 2020

Program Night: Designers’ Roundtable Webinar

October 20, 2020 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

On Tuesday, October 20, BIGNY will host its annual Designers’ Roundtable. In years past, this event has showcased winners from the New York Book Show. With the cancellation of this year’s Book Show, designers will instead discuss the shift to remote work and best practices for coping with a transient work environment. Speakers include Dominique Jones, cover designer at Dutton; Catherine Casalino, principal and creative director at Casalino Design Inc.; and Luke Bird, graphic designer at Luke Bird Co. The…

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November 2020

Program Night: Innovation at the Storefront

November 17, 2020 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Retail and industry experts will discuss the evolution of bookselling in 2020, from reaching customers at home to safely welcoming them back to the storefront. Current genre trends will also take point, including cooking, education, and social justice. Speakers include Kalima DeSuze, owner of Cafe con Libros; Pete Mulvihill, co-owner of Green Apple Books and Browser Books; Stacey Lewis, vice president, director of publicity, marketing, and sales at City Lights Booksellers & Publishers; and Charley Rejsek, general manager of BookPeople.…

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December 2020

Program Night: More Than Just Paper: Rise of the Unstoppable Stationery Market

December 15, 2020 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us as company owners and executives come together to discuss trends, innovation, and the future of the ever-growing genre! Speakers include Emily Ley, founder and CEO of Simplified; Kevin Garcia, cofounder and co-CEO of Karst, Lindley Boegehold, editorial director at Clarkson Potter, Maureen Gallagher, production development director for teNeues NYC Stationery, and Shamese Shular, founder of STATIONED BY HAND. The panel will be moderated by Olivia Hosken, style and interiors writer at Town & Country. Click here to register…

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January 2021

Program Night: President’s Night

January 19 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Join the Book Industry Guild of New York for an evening with Madeline McIntosh, the Chief Executive Officer of Penguin Random House U.S. Click HERE to register for this event! If you have questions for Madeline, please send them to ryan.whalen@lsccom.com by 1/18/21 with the subject line “BIGNY President's Night January 2021 Questions”!

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February 2021

Program Night: Health and Wellness

February 9 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join BIGNY on February 9 to find out what’s on the horizon vis-à-vis health and wellness in 2021 from established voices in the publishing and fitness worlds! Admission: $10. Limited capacity. Click HERE to register! Panelists include Lisa Cheng, senior editor at Hay House; Andrew Flach, publisher, Hatherleigh Press; and Dervla Kelly, executive editor at Penguin Random House. Moderated by Latoya Shauntay Snell, writer, athlete, photographer, as well as the food and fitness blogger known as Running Fat Chef. The…

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