We’ll be at BookExpo America for BlogWorld for the next three days, so sporadic posting alert! On Wednesday we’ll appear on this panel:
The Hottest Graphic Novels of 2012!
Date: Wednesday, June 6 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm
Author/Participant: Moderator(s) John Hogan (Editorial Director) GraphicNovelReporter.com Speaker(s) Brigid Alverson (Writer/Editor) Good Comics for Kids Emily Pullen (Bookseller) Skylight Books Heidi MacDonald (Writer/Editor) Josh Christie (Bookseller) Sherman’s Books and Stationery Karen Green (Librarian) Columbia University
Description: Lose yourself in the fantastic world of the hottest graphic novels that will sizzle on the shelves for 2012! Librarians and Retailers will gain all the insight they need, making this session a great selection tool for their customer base with the information provided by this panel. Over the past three years, this expert panel has identified a great number of graphic novel titles that have gone on to win critical acclaim and major awards from the library industry. Discussions include identifying current and pending note-worthy graphic novel titles by audience and genre that will round out your offerings and excite your patrons and customers!
And of course we’ll have photos and party poop throughout the show.
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.