The first-ever uPublishU Author Hub has its ribbon-cutting at 10 a.m. on Thursday May 29 at BookExpo America (BEA). You’re most welcome to join us if you’re there with a BEA badge. Author C.J. Lyons, as mistress of the ribbons (I just made that up) will hand off to her fellow “Indie Bestseller,” the author Hugh Howey. And Howey will lead the first programmed session in the Hub, discussing findings and interpretations of his brand-new May 2014 Report from AuthorEarnings.com
And later on Thursday, at 1:30 p.m. in New York, Biblioboard’s Mitchell Davis and Library Journal’s Ian Singer will be in the BEA Author Hub to meet with writers and explain the new program designed to get self-published books into libraries.
It’s called SELF-e, and its new site is just up. SELF-e is a curated program. And immediately on getting that point firmly in mind, you’ve encountered what has been one of the biggest barriers to librarians’ interaction with the self-publishing community: how can librarians possibly face the massive wave of self-published books? — that “tsunami of content,” as Amazon’sJon Fine likes to call it.
By Porter Anderson | @Porter_Anderson
Issues on the Ether: At BEA’s Author Hub: Introducing SELF-e for Self-Published Books in Libraries
Read the full post at: PublishingPerspectives.com
A Place of Your Own: BEA’s AUTHOR HUB from uPublishU: Only $599!
There’s still time for you to grab a space alongside our charter headliners in BookExpo America’s all-new uPublishU Author Hub for entrepreneurial authors:
Bella Andre, Barbara Freethy, Hugh Howey, CJ Lyons and H.M. Ward.
Network with these writers and other publishing players on the trade show floor.
Basic membership ($599) includes your BEA badge, uPublishU Conference access, the New Title Showcase, BEA Show Planner, and Mobile App listings.
Premium membership ($1,200) gives you a dedicated meeting table and chairs in the Hub and a BEA Autograph Signing session.
For info and registration, contact Fred Evanko: 203-840-5965 or firstname.lastname@example.org