NYBF Updates

1st Mar, 24

NYBF Spotlight

2024-03-11T10:10:55-04:00March 1, 2024|NYBF Updates, Spotlight|

Tell us a little about yourself I'm Brigid Black, Senior Production Manager at Simon & Schuster and Vice President of the New York Book Forum. I'm originally from Brooklyn. My family uprooted to southern Maine in 2020 when remote work became a reality. I've been working from home ever since. My non-book related [...]

17th Feb, 23

A Preview of 2023 Programming

2023-10-24T11:24:30-04:00February 17, 2023|NYBF Updates|

A Preview of 2023 Programming Looking ahead at the year to come New York Book Forum is excited to announce a slate of events and informational panels for 2023! This year's lineup features a wide range of topics, including modern marketing, self-publishing, romance novels, and more. While we are still finalizing the details and [...]

10th Feb, 23

Election of officers for 2023

2023-02-17T09:13:42-05:00February 10, 2023|NYBF Updates|

We are happy to announce the election of PEGGY SAMEDI as president of New York Book Forum. Peggy has been a regular attendee of board meetings in her capacity as co-chair for the New York Book Show and formally joined the board as a director in 2022. The convergence of Peggy’s steadfast support of the [...]

5th Jan, 23

Introducing a New York Book Forum podcast!

2023-05-29T17:13:09-04:00January 5, 2023|NYBF Updates|

Happy New Year! We at the New York Book Forum are pleased to introduce a new feature for 2023: podcast-formatted versions of our virtual and live events! Our first foray into audio was recorded December 12, 2022: “Opening a Bookstore”—The How-To Guide for Design, Market Outreach, and Success—is an exclusive peek into the debut of [...]

25th Apr, 22

April 2022 Newsletter

2022-04-25T10:07:17-04:00April 25, 2022|NYBF Updates|

From where I sit the sun has officially crossed the equator and is heading north, leaving behind longer days and impossible shades of green. Some of us have returned to abandoned offices and torn down old calendars, and some have opened windows in bedroom workspaces. Last week I attended my first in-person meeting in two [...]

8th Apr, 22

March 2022 Newsletter

2022-04-16T18:20:33-04:00April 8, 2022|NYBF Updates|

March seems to have vanished! Snow turns to rain, as ever. These foggy mornings do little to expand on the flush of tires cutting puddles, cars bleating. But just today, in Brooklyn—where the daffodils have risen—I clocked the first sign of a brood on my fire escape: an egg in a planter filled with wild [...]

1st Mar, 22

February 2022 Newsletter

2022-03-01T10:54:34-05:00March 1, 2022|NYBF Updates|

The norm-shattering event that forced us into remote-working lives, removed from the benefits of in-person engagement, may finally be coming to an end! But the new beginning will likely be an incomplete—or very different—restoration of work as we knew it in 2019 and prior thereto. Despite unparalleled book sales, we face urgent crises. Remote learning [...]

26th Jan, 22

January 2022 Newsletter

2022-01-26T10:16:38-05:00January 26, 2022|NYBF Updates|

Happy New Year to all from the board of directors of the New York Book Forum! We had our first annual members meeting on January 11, 2022, followed by a board meeting where officers were elected for the upcoming year. Results are as follows: Janet McCarthy Grimm, President Martha Hanson, Vice President Richard Bretan, Secretary [...]

16th Dec, 21

December 2021 Newsletter

2022-01-22T12:55:34-05:00December 16, 2021|NYBF Updates|

As the year comes to an end, we find ourselves remembering a year of literary accolades, challenges, and successes. We see ourselves holding onto the soothing belief that stories will triumph over ever-changing odds, and with each one of us playing a valuable role, we continue to ensure a future where that remains true. There [...]

17th Nov, 21

November 2021 Newsletter

2022-01-22T12:55:25-05:00November 17, 2021|NYBF Updates|

All of us at the New York Book Forum hope this month's letter finds you in a festive fall mood as we look toward the holidays. I am feeling grateful this month for the progress the Forum has made in 2021, including our virtual programs—available to you our YouTube channel—as well as an interview with [...]

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