SPRING FORUM RECAP
A huge thank you to our Spring Forum Sponsors: Dan and Gary at Prologue Bookshop, bookstore tour stores: Beanbag Books, Birdie Books, The Book Loft of German Village, Bookspace Columbus, Cover to Cover Children's Books, Gramercy Books, Eric Obenauf, Eliza Wood Obenauf, Brett Gregory and the entire staff at Two Dollar Radio, 7 Stories Press, Sarabande Books, Tin House Press, Biblioasis, Mariner Books, HarperCollins, Peachtree Teen, Chronicle Books, Bloomsbury and She Writes press for making this year's event incredible. We welcomed 75 attendees to Columbus over two days.
We started Spring Forum with a seven store Columbus area bookstore tour ending with a reception at Prologue Bookshop. Followed Spring Forum at Two Dollar Radio featuring authors Alex Crespo, Christine Lai, Gabi Burton, Linda Kass, Sara Herchenroether, Thao Thai, Nina Barret and Abra Berens. We had a day full of education, author presentations, lunch, bookselling camaraderie and ended the evening with a poetry reading from Hanif Abdurraqib.
SPRING FORUM HIGHLIGHTS
Two Amazing Firsts
Thank you to our featured authors! From left to right: Christine Lai (Landscapes), Linda Kass (Bessie), Sara Herchenroether (The Night Flowers), Alex Crespo (Saint Juniper's Folly), Abra Berens (Pulp: A Practical Guide to Cooking with Fruit), Gabi Burton (Sing Me to Sleep), Thao Thai (Banyan Moon), Nina Barrett (The Leopold and Loeb Files)
THANK YOU SPRING FORUM SPONSORS!
Spring Forum Photos