Booklist Goes to Midwinter

Hey Midwinter attendees: Booklist will be at booth #916.

Don’t be a stranger! We’ve got a lot going on and a lot of freebies to give away, including super dope tote bags commemorating the Carnegie Awards, buttons, book marks, and copies of the latest Booklist. We’ve got a special discount subscription rate, too! And don’t forget: Booklist and AASL are awarding 500 school libraries a free, yearlong subscription to BooklistClick here for more details about the program. Not coming to Midwinter? You can enter to win here. The deadline to enter is February 14.


On Saturday, drop by booth #916 to get something signed by a talented Booklist editor!

  • Executive Editor Keir Graff will sign copies of Montana Noir from 2:00-2:30pm
  • Adult Books Editor Donna Seaman will sign copies of Identity Unknown: Rediscovering Seven American Women Artists from 2:30-3:00pm
  • Books for Youth Editor Dan Kraus will sign posters of The Shape of Water, the novel he co-wrote with Guillermo del Toro, from 3:00-3:30pm
  • Senior Editor for Collection Management and Library Outreach Susan Maguire, who writes under the nom de plume Sarah Title, will sign her librarian romance novel Laws of Attraction from 3:30-4:00pm


And don’t miss out on our very big-deal awards ceremonies:


RUSA Book & Media Awards Ceremony
Sunday, February 11 | 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Hyatt, Centennial A-D

Join us for this popular event as we unveil the year’s best in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, audiobook narration, and reference materials, featuring the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. Winners are hand-picked by our expert selection committees that work closely with adult readers. Their tireless efforts narrow down hundreds of finalists to curate the highly regarded “Best of” lists used by librarians, publishers and booksellers nationwide. All Midwinter attendees are invited to this free event.

Morris & Nonfiction Award Presentation
Monday, February 12 | 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM | Colorado Convention Center, Rm

Come celebrate the 2018 honorees and winners for the Morris Award and the YA Nonfiction Award! Enjoy coffee, tea, and danish and listen to the winners and finalists speak about their honored titles. After the speeches, mingle with the authors and pick up free copies of their books. The Morris finalists and Nonfiction finalists are announced the first week of December. Tickets are $25 and include a continental breakfast and 2-3 free books, generously donated by the publishers.


See you in Denver!



About the Author:

Eugenia Williamson is the former Associate Editor of Digital Products at Booklist.

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