Independent Bookstore Day 2020
Independent Bookstore Day is going online for 2020. Check out the amazing schedule of livestream events, below!
Also, browse this excellent selection of exclusive books and art pieces for Bookstore Day 2020
GOLDFISH GHOST drawing class with LISA BROWN
Join us for a fun and interactive drawing demonstration with illustrator and author Lisa Brown. Her books include GOLDFISH GHOST, THE AIRPORT BOOK, THE PHANTOM TWIN, MUMMY CAT, LONG STORY SHORT and others.
Join here at 10am on Saturday 8/29: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83926414626?pwd=UjFrenFzREVRS0ZlOVZMcURMald0Zz09
Middle Grade Fun with RENEE WATSON and illustrator NINA MATA with moderator ISAAC FITZGERALD
Join RENEE WATSON (WAYS TO MAKE SUNSHINE), illustrator NINA MATA (I PROMISE), and moderator ISAAC FITZGERALD (HOW TO BE A PIRATE).
Join here at 11am on 8/29: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88670459576?pwd=R1A5cEQwZU81UUNGMndQNXBLWCtKdz09
World-Building in YA Feminist Fantasy Fiction
Join bestselling YA fantasy authors KAT CHO (WICKED FOX and VICIOUS SPIRITS), RENA BARRON (KINGDOM OF SOULS and REAPER OF SOULS), and REBECCA KIM WELLS (SHATTER THE SKY). Moderator: Abby Rauscher, Books Are Magic!
Join here at noon on 8/29: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82442810502?pwd=Wm9TdHp2UDJTODA3cXQ2N296Rnl6dz09
You Have Arrived at Your Destination with AMOR TOWLES
Explore the very near future with Amor Towles as he reads from the exclusive, SIGNED Bookstore Day edition of his story YOU HAVE ARRIVED AT YOUR DESTINATION (available on August 29).
Join here at 1pm on 8/29: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84893159388?pwd=NUNodXhnZEJ6VlV5eTZ2MENFQWdKZz09
Writing the West with REYNA GRANDE, RISHI REDDI, and LAUREN FRANCIS-SHARMA
Join authors REYNA GRANDE (THE DISTANCE BETWEEN US), RISHI REDDI (PASSAGE WEST: A NOVEL) and LAUREN FRANCIS-SHARMA (BOOK OF THE LITTLE AXE) as they discuss reexamining the history, culture, and myths of the West through their fiction.
Join here at 2pm on 8/29: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83073729062?pwd=dEVUVkFGVXU4VDdXcG1pVEtkL0pudz09
ALONE TOGETHER: Stories of Love, Grief, and Comfort in the Time of COVID-19 (a fundraiser for BINC)
Join co-hosts Jennifer Haupt, editor of ALONE TOGETHER: Love, Grief, and Comfort in the Time of COVID-19, and Garth Stein, Author Leadership Circle Campaign Chair for BINC, for readings and conversations with ALONE TOGETHER contributing authors Faith Adiele, Gayle Brandeis, W. Ralph Eubanks, Jamie Ford, Major Jackson, Sonora Jha, Scott James, Jessica Keener, Jean Kwok, Roberto Lovato, Ada Limón, Claudia Castro Luna, Kevin Sampsell, and Luis Alberto Urrea.
Join here at 3pm on 8/29: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81709367536?pwd=b1RwOG9Sb1A0V2Y2OVQ4aVQxMEFydz09
Bookstore Day Ambassador Showcase with TAYARI JONES, LAUREN GROFF, and EMMA STRAUB
Join three of BOOKSTORE DAY'S past Author Ambassadors for a lively discussion of books, bookstores, and the writing life.
TAYARI JONES (AN AMERICAN MARRIAGE and SILVER SPARROW)
LAUREN GROFF (FATES & FURIES and FLORIDA)
EMMA STRAUB (ALL ADULTS HERE, MODERN LOVERS, THE VACATIONEERS and owner of Books Are Magic in Brooklyn!)
Join here at 5pm on 8/29: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84000066775?pwd=UDRRMENkeU9lS1dYVmVybUdmZUQrQT09
Plus, here's a preview of some of the exclusive items that will be available beginning Saturday, August 29!
A short story from Amor Towles, author of A Gentleman in Moscow.
Poetry from Joy Harjo, Louise Gluck, and others.
An "I Want My Book Back" onesie featuring artwork adapted from Jon Klassen's I Want My Hat Back.
"Open a Book, Open Your Mind" socks.