KEYNOTE AUTHOR INTERVIEW: OSCAR ISAAC
Oscar Isaac will discuss his forthcoming Head Wounds: Sparrow with Heidi MacDonald, co-host, PW Comics World: More to Come
 
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KEYNOTE AUTHOR INTERVIEW: KWAME ALEXANDER
Newbery Medal-winning author will discuss his forthcoming book, The Door of No Return
 
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KEYNOTE AUTHOR INTERVIEW: MO WILLEMS
#1 bestselling and award-winning author, illustrator, animator, and playwright discusses his forthcoming book, The Pigeon Will Ride the Roller Coaster!
 
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FEATURING:
JOHN GRISHAM
#1 New York Times and internationally bestselling author discusses his upcoming book Sparring Partners (May 2022)
 
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FEATURING: CELESTE NG
#1 New York Times bestselling author of Everything I Never Told You and Little Fires Everywhere discusses her upcoming novel Our Missing Hearts (October 2022)
 
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BLACK WOMEN, BLACK VOICES
Debut memoirists Cin Fabre, Bria Adimora Godley, Danielle Prescod, and Aomawa Shields discuss their forthcoming books
 
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BOOK BUZZ:
YA COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS
Joris Bas Backer, Mickey George,
Roye Okupe, and Shannon Watters
and Branden Boyer-White discuss their forthcoming graphic novels
 
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BOOK BUZZ:
GRAPHIC NOVELS MIDDLE GRADE
Tom Angleberger, Svetlana Chmakova,
Mark Leiknes, and Jonathan Schnapp discuss their forthcoming graphic novels
 
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PW PRESENTS:
AUTHORS CHAT: CHILDREN'S
Chloe Gong, Jon Scieszka,
Justin A. Reynolds, and
Christina Soontornvat
 
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PW PRESENTS:
AUTHORS CHAT: ADULT
Alan Moore, Thomas E. Ricks,
Amber Ruffin and Lacey Lamar,
and Constance Wu
 
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KEYNOTE INTERVIEW:
KWAME ALEXANDER
Oscar Isaac will discuss his forthcoming book, Head Wounds: Sparrow (Legendary, August 2022)

Oscar Isaac
 
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KEYNOTE INTERVIEW:
KWAME ALEXANDER
The Newbery Medal-winning author will discuss his forthcoming book, The Door of No Return

Kwame Alexander
 
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KEYNOTE INTERVIEW:
MO WILLEMS
#1 bestselling and award-winning author, illustrator, animator, and playwright discusses his forthcoming book, The Pigeon Will Ride the Roller Coaster!

Mo Willems
 
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FEATURING:
JOHN GRISHAM
#1 New York Times and internationally bestselling author discusses his upcoming book Sparring Partners (May 2022)

John Grisham
 
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FEATURING: CELESTE NG
#1 New York Times bestselling author, Everything I Never Told You and Little Fires Everywhere

Celeste Ng
 
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BLACK WOMEN, BLACK VOICES PANEL
Cin Fabre, Bria Adimora Godley, Danielle Prescod, and Aomawa Shields


 
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BOOK BUZZ:
YA COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS
Joris Bas Backer, Mickey George, Roye Okupe, and Shannon Watters and Branden Boyer-White


 
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BOOK BUZZ:
MIDDLE GRADE GRAPHIC NOVELS
Tom Angleberger, Svetlana Chmakova, Mark Leiknes, and Jonathan Schnapp


 
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PW PRESENTS:
AUTHORS
CHAT ABOUT ADULT BOOKS
Alan Moore, Thomas E. Ricks, Amber Ruggin and Lacey Lamar, and Constance Wu


 
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PW PRESENTS:
AUTHORS
CHAT ABOUT CHILDREN'S BOOKS
Chloe Gong, Justin A. Reynolds,
Jon Scieszka, and Christina Soontornvat


 
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Join us for the 2022 U.S. Book Show May 23–26
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BUILDING BUZZ AROUND BOOKS Connecting the Publishing Community

The second U.S. Book Show (#USBookShow) is the biggest online gathering of the publishing industry this year. Conceived and formed by Publishers Weekly in 2021, the U.S. Book Show serves the global bookselling and book publishing industry with top notch programming and robust online exhibits halls, providing the best backdrop for building buzz around books and connecting the publishing community.

Worldwide Attendee Map

The inaugural 2021 conference brought in 6,000+ registrants from North America and beyond representing 49 U.S. states and 36 countries.

Attendees will enjoy a wide array of book and author panels, exciting keynote speakers and programming geared to publishing professionals, booksellers and librarians. View the 2021 program. Watch the highlight reels.

TICKETS ARE ALL-INCLUSIVE Librarians, booksellers and media attend for free!

U.S. Book Show highlights:

  • PW Editor’s Picks panels will shine a light on great titles due out this fall.
  • Special programming for librarians will put forth thought-provoking discussions about the challenges and opportunities facing libraries now. View library track.
  • Keynote authors and thought leaders will entertain and tackle important topics.
  • PW’s “Galleys-to-Grab” hall will boast hundreds of forthcoming titles.
  • Multiple exhibit halls will allow for one-on-one interaction between attendees and exhibitors where catalogs and chapters can be gotten as well as galleys, contests, prizes, chats with authors and reps and so much more!
  • The coveted PW Bookseller of the Year and the Sales Representative of the Year will be announced in a special online celebration.

Editors' Picks Panel

Hear the "story behind the story" directly from editors of forthcoming fall 2022 books. Carefully selected by PW editors, these are the books you want to know about.

Keynotes & Author Panels

Prepared to be inspired! Keynotes and author panels will feature a diverse mix of speakers and authors discussing important topics and upcoming books with expert moderators.

Make Connections

The online conference allows attendees and exhibitors to network with each other, share ideas, participate in private or group chats, share contact information and more!

Swag Bag

Downloads, downloads and more downloads! Attendees will have access to galleys, giveaways, chapter excerpts, catalogs, author and publisher video content and so much more! Customize your virtual tote bag with every piece of content you want to keep.

Going Global

This year, the U.S. Book Show welcomes international publishers to the exhibit halls for even more discovery.

About the U.S. Book Show

The inaugural U.S. Book Show was a three-day virtual conference conceived during the height of the pandemic in 2021 to serve the bookselling, library, media and book publishing industry. The most trusted voice in the industry for 150 years, Publishers Weekly brings deep editorial expertise and dedication to excellence and provides valuable information about forthcoming titles and serve up one-to-one connections with exhibitors, booksellers, librarians, book media, authors, editors and more.

Who Should Attend?

Publishers, publishing company staff, librarians, booksellers, literary agents, film agents, library vendors, information-content and technology companies, printers, book wholesalers and distributors, sales representatives, special sales and corporate (non-bookstore) book buyers, IT and software vendors, education technology companies, journalists and producers, social media influencers, book reviewers, book bloggers, book designers, book publicists, book editors, book translators, book packagers, book marketing consultants, book publishing consultants, professional publishing program students, MILS library students.

Check out the highlights from our inaugural 2021 event:

VIEW THE 2022 SCHEDULE

May 23 (half-day)

Visit the Exhibits for Great Giveaways, Author Meet-ups and Enter to Win Prizes

May 24

Industry, Library and Bookselling
Comics & Graphic Novels
 

May 25

Adult Books
Editors’ Picks & Author Panels
 

May 26

Children's Books
Editors' Picks & Author Panels
 

PRESS RELEASES

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