USBS 2022
U.S. Book Show returns virtually May 23–25, 2022. Registration will open soon.
USBS 2022

U.S. Book Show returns virtually May 23–25, 2022.
Registration will open soon.

Why You Should Attend

The inaugural U.S. Book Show is a three-day virtual conference conceived and crafted by Publishers Weekly to serve the bookselling, library, media and book publishing industry.

The most trusted voice in the industry for 150 years, Publishers Weekly offers deep editorial expertise and dedication to excellence. Here you’ll find valuable information about forthcoming titles and serve up one-to-one connections with exhibitors, booksellers, librarians, book media, authors, editors and more.

U.S. Book Show will do what PW does best:
build buzz around books

Open to librarians and booksellers, book media, the book publishing community and allied vendors and publishing professionals, attendees will enjoy a wide array of editor, book and author panels; topical library panels; professional programming geared to publishing professionals; networking opportunities and awards celebrations; and robust exhibit halls featuring publishers, big and small.

Tickets are all-inclusive

All editorial programming, author events and discussions, the exhibit hall and keynote addresses are included in the price of your ticket. Tickets also include on-demand access to all of the programming and content for three months.

Editors' Picks Panel

Hear the “story behind the story” directly from editors of forthcoming fall 2021 books in close-up panels spanning eight categories. Carefully selected by PW editors, these are the books you want to know about.

Keynotes & Author Panels

Prepare 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.

Library and Industry Programming

Special programming is devoted to librarians and industry professionals. A slate of panels covers issues facing the publishing industry. Rapid fire sessions with a strong, wide-ranging lineup of librarians, authors, and thought leaders weigh in on the most important issues facing libraries—and our nation.

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!

Stock Up & Swag

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.


May 25

Library & Industry Programming
Comics & Graphic Novels
Editors’ Picks & Author Panels

May 26

Adult Books
Editors’ Picks & Author Panels

May 27

Children’s Books
Editors’ Picks & Author Panels


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