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Welcome, members of the media!
The fine print
We will not publish or share your information in any way, except to add you to the PW press list for the U.S. Book Show to receive press releases and to send your information to the U.S. Book Show platforms for your press registration and badge. Contact Christi Cassidy with any questions.
Am I Eligible for a Press Pass?
U.S. Book Show Media Credential Policy
Media accreditation is strictly reserved for media professionals (print, photo,
Those requesting media registration must be currently employed or contracted by a news publication or organization. Each organization, including newsletters and podcasts, is limited to sending media representatives only. Account representatives, sales executives, book authors and publicists do not meet the criteria for media registration. Here are the eligibility guidelines to attend the U.S. Book Show as a member of the media:
Print, Business and Trade
Publications/News Wire Services
Reporters and editors from print magazines, newspapers, trade publications and wire services.
Television, Radio and Podcasts
Broadcast reporters, editors and producers from radio networks, radio stations, TV stations or broadcast news organizations. Podcast hosts and producers, including from print and online publications, with at least three episodes.
Freelance writers must certify they have been retained to cover the U.S. Book Show, have covered it in the past or have clips of reviews and/or book publishing or bookselling articles.
News Websites and Online Publications
Reporters and reviewers from news websites and online publications. The website must contain editorial content and cover books and/or authors.
Newsletters or E-Newsletters
Newsletter reporters must certify they have been retained to cover the U.S. Book Show.
Instagrammers, Social Media Influencers, Book Bloggers, Book Vloggers, Goodreads Reviewers
Only bloggers covering the book publishing industry may apply in this category and must provide URLs and other relevant information. Make your case to attend in the Comments section of the Media Accreditation Form.
Other social media influencers and reviewers are not invited to attend the U.S. Book Show this year on a press pass. Interested parties may register to attend as a paying attendee here.
Book reviewers are not invited to attend the U.S. Book Show this year. Book reviewers who are interested in the publishing industry may register as a paying attendee here.
If you are a non-U.S. journalist located outside the United States and wish to attend the U.S. Book Show in New York at NYU on May 22, 2024, fill out the Media Accreditation Form and include a request in the comments section. You must certify that you have been retained to cover the U.S. Book Show. We will create a formal invitation for you and email it to you.
U.S. Book Show Registration on Day of Show
All members of the media must fill out the Media Accreditation Form in advance. There will be no day-of-show media accreditation accepted. Once you complete the media accreditation form, you will receive instructions on the next steps to claim your press badge.
Please review the media qualifications to determine if you qualify for a press pass.
Media or news organizations may register multiple journalists, editors or producers by filling out the form one time. You will see the option to add more names to your list on the Media Accreditation Form. If you have questions, contact us.
Do I Need to Register for the Show?
Fill out the Media Accreditation Form and follow the instructions you receive to claim your press badge.
Your Media Badge and How It Works
The 2024 U.S. Book Show is in-person only, being held on May 22, 2024 in New York City at the NYU Kimmel Center at New York University, 60 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012.
There is no livestreaming or recording for later viewing. This is a live, in-person event.
You will pick up your badge at the door upon entry. If you have a question about your media badge or applying for the media accreditation, contact us.
Your Media Badge grants you access to the entire U.S. Book Show including both tracks and all live programming—keynote addresses, trade and agent panels, panels and networking. See the entire program here.
|Please note! Accreditation is not guaranteed.
Last updated: February 5, 2023