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PubTalk Live is a publishing talk show, broadcasting live to YouTube every 2nd and 4th Saturday at 9pm Eastern. Host Sarah Nicolas is joined in each episode by a Guest Co-Host and at least one Special Guest. They talk about all aspects of the book publishing industry, including its intersections with other media and libraries. This episode of PubTalk Live features authors of several genres who debuted during the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic.
Your Host, Sarah Nicolas:
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David Heska Wanbli Weiden, author of Native American thriller Winter Counts
Karen Osborne, author of space opera Architects of Memory
Meryl Wisner, author of romance Something to Talk About
A.J. Sass, author of middle grade LGBTQ+ contemporary Ana on the Edge
Jess Hernandez, author of picture book First Day of Unicorn School
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American print book sales rose in 2020: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bookselling/article/85256-print-unit-sales-rose-8-2-in-2020.html
Libraries see increase in digital usage: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/libraries/article/85253-overdrive-reports-record-surge-in-digital-library-lending-in-2020.html
Publishers Weekly announces the US Book Show: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/trade-shows-events/article/85252-pw-launches-new-u-s-book-trade-fair-for-may.html
Simon and Schuster cancells Senator Josh Hawley’s book: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/85266-s-s-cancels-publication-plans-for-book-by-sen-josh-hawley.html
Inkyard Press announced a new line of middle grade books: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/85265-inkyard-announces-middle-grade-publishing-program.html