Daytime Book Fair
The New York Book Festival is holding a FREE and open to the public publishing seminar on Saturday, June 18, 2016 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Algonquin Hotel, 59 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036.  
The seminar is focused on developments in the fast-changing world of independent and mainstream book publishing, and anyone with an interest in the field is urged to attend.   



12:15 p.m. The Art of Marketing and Promotion – An examination of what it takes to get your book noticed in a crowded marketplace.

2:00 p.m. Writing About Your Life – “Write what you know” is one of the most debated axioms of an author’s life. A panel that drew on their experiences and career paths discusses what it takes to put it all down in book form.

3:00 p.m. Children’s Books in a Modern Age – Authors/publishers of award-winning books from the San Francisco Book Festival talk about their books and the market. 

4:00 p.m. The Future of Books – The rise of ebooks, the shrinking retail scene, the consolidation of big publishing and the explosion of the online world. A discussion on where everything appears to be heading and how you can leverage these developments.