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5 Things I Wish I’d Known Before My First BEA

This post was originally published on May 31, 2012. It’s that time of year again: time to just avoid destroying your computer (and perhaps a window) out of frustration with the BEA website; time to deliberate over which of your comfy shoes you look most professional in; time to save up so you might just be able to afford one Javits-priced coffee. Well, for some of us it’s that time “again,” for others, it’s the very first time. This year will be my own second BookExpo America; but here’s some “first-timer […]

5 Tips for Making the Most of a Book Fair

Lisa Vanterpool brought us right into the action with her great post last week about her first day at the London Book Fair. Now, with a bit of distance–and time to rest and recover–she offers some great tips about how a young book professional can get the most out of a fair like LBF…or BookExpo America in just one month’s time, hint hint…     by Lisa Vanterpool Now that things have settled down from The London Book Fair, and my feet have rested from pounding the exhibitor floor, I […]

Biding Your Time: 7 Things to Do While You’re Job Hunting

Ah, the waiting game. Trust me, I’ve been there. The staring at the phone. The constant refreshing of the email. Before you pull a The Yellow Wallpaper and lose your cool, take a deep breath and rest assured that waiting is all a part of the process. You can pass your resume around like candy and rack up a whole calendar’s worth of interviews, but in most cases, unfortunately, it’s going to take some time before you land that dream job. First and foremost, don’t stop applying (or believing, really). Get into a […]

Thoughts from Steve Rosato for “Junior” and First-Time BEA Attendees

In preparing the BEA issue of Publishing Trends for May 2011, I interviewed Steve Rosato, Event Director of BookExpo America. Much of what we talked about in detail were recent changes to the event that would be of most interest to people who’ve been attending for many years–people who also have multiple London and Frankfurt Book Fairs on their passports. At the end of our discussion, though, Rosato spoke to some key ways a young professional (who probably doesn’t have any big deals or sells to make) can still get […]