After a successful launch last year, the U.S. Book Show returns with a full menu of programming for professional bibliophiles of all stripes. Highlights include PW Editors’ Picks panels, author chats, and Book Buzz panels done in cooperation with publishers. Check out the schedule here for a taste of what’s on offer and when it’s happening. On the pages that follow, you’ll find in-depth information on the discussions and meetup opportunities you won’t want to miss. Once again, there’s no need to head across town or fly across the country to participate. You’ll find everything at the U.S. Book Show website, usbookshow.com. All times given are in Eastern Time. see details at: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bea/article/89326-the-u-s-book-show-returns.html
The strike that hit the Western Canada ports, including the country’s largest, the Port of Vancouver, has ended after the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Canada and waterfront employers reached a deal on a tentative four-year contract, reported Reuters. The agreement still needs to be ratified by both sides.
The walkout started on July 1 when roughly 7,500 dock workers represented by the ILWU walked off the job after failing to reach a new contract.
more at: https://chainstoreage.com/tentative-deal-reached-canadian-port-strike