It’s very rare for me to repeat myself (well, in blog posts as opposed to casual conversation) but in this case it was very necessary since the news related to both the NY Comic Con and the Book Con events. It seems as though this year, the massive event will also have a space where Book Con will be held and you can read the whole shebang right below.
The Press Release:
REEDPOP TO DEBUT BOOKCON AT NEW YORK COMIC CON
BookCon @ NYCC to Host R.L. Stine, Danielle Paige, Ann. M. Martin and Others
October 6-9 as New York Comic Con Expands Programming
Options and Footprint in New York City
NORWALK, CT – June 8, 2016 – ReedPOP, the world’s leading producer of pop culture events, is writing a new chapter for BookCon – the one-of-a-kind consumer book event where storytelling and pop culture collide – by debuting BookCon @ NYCC as part of New York Comic Con 2016. BookCon @ NYCC marks the first expansion of the BookCon brand reaching a whole new audience of book lovers. Access to BookCon @ NYCC is included with a valid NYCC Badge for that day and will bring books to life through a series of Panels, Autographing Sessions, Meet and Greets and more for four full days of content. BookCon @ NYCC will be hosted a short walk from the Javits Center at Hudson Mercantile (500 West 36th Street) during NYCC – October 6-9, 2016.
The initial guest list for BookCon @ NYCC brings together bestselling Authors with the hottest new talent in publishing, including beloved children’s author Ann M. Martin (The Baby-Sitter’s Club series, Missy Piggle-Wiggle and the Whatever Cure), YA sensation Danielle Paige (Dorothy Must Die, Stealing Snow), Chuck Wendig (Star Wars: Aftermath, Star Wars: Aftermath: Life Debt) and Naomi Novik (Temeraire series, League of Dragons). R. L. Stine (Goosebumps) will also be at BookCon @ NYCC to discuss his new middle-grade novel Young Scrooge: A Very Scary Christmas Story. This is only the start of a power-packed lineup that will continue to be unveiled leading up to the event in October.
The world’s most influential publishers will have their authors present including Gallery, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, Bloomsbury, Del Rey and others. Gallery will also showcase the new Millennials of New York book by Connor Toole and Alec Macdonald. Created by the top editors at Elite Daily, Millennials of New York is a satirical social media phenomenon done in the photo essay style of Humans of New York that parodies the plights of millennials today such as waiting for a brunch table or taking the perfect selfie.
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