Articles Posted in the " bookcon " Category

  • BookCon 2019: Queer Authors Talk Queer Love Stories

    BookCon has made an effort to diversify its panel offerings since they were so heavily criticized after their inaugural convention for not being more inclusive. One of the many panels this year that offered a diverse lineup was the “Love Is Love” panel, which featured LGBTQ+ authors discussing the need for more queer love stories. […]


  • BookCon 2019: Looking for Alaska Finally Has a Premiere Date

    John Green has been part of some memorable BookCon panels since the convention started in 2014. The Fault in Our Stars movie panel at the inaugural con nearly caused a riot, but it’s been several years since one of the best known names in Young Adult graced the BookCon stage. Now, with the Hulu adaptation […]


  • BookCon 2019: Adam Rippon Is Beautiful Inside and Out

    I’m not usually one to read celebrity memoirs, but I’m actually rather excited to read Beautiful on the Outside by Adam Rippon, which comes out October 15. Adam was both at Book Expo and BookCon to promote his new book, sitting for a panel at each event as well as signing a sampler for fans (like […]



  • Hulu Page-to-Screen Adaptations Headed to BookCon

    Powerhouse streaming platform Hulu is bringing two highly-anticipated original series to New York City’s premiere convention for book lovers. There is a lot of excitement about what we will see from Hulu at BookCon! Read our before commenting. Please do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged.


  • BookCon Is Coming to NYCC

    Announced today, ReedPOP – the company behind New York Comic Con – will be bringing BookCon to NYCC. BookCon originally started in conjunction with the annual BookExpo America as a way to get the public involved in what is the publishing industry’s premiere trade expo. The inaugural BookCon was one day, held on the last day of […]


  • Top 5 Galleys I Can’t Wait to Read

    Every year at BookExpo America and BookCon, I go through the list of books that will be featured and make an Excel spreadsheet (color-coded!) of all the titles that I want to pick up. Usually I come home with more than fifty books, half of which I never end up reading. This year, I tried […]


  • BookCon 2015: Learning from Past Mistakes

    Last year’s inaugural BookCon was an unmitigated disaster. Held in conjunction with BookExpo America, the publishing industry’s annual trade show, poor planning and overall confusion led to an unsatisfying experience. Too many tickets were sold to an event that simply had too little to do. With a show floor comprising only one-third of New York […]