A day to celebrate independent bookstores

Independent BookstoresOn May 2, independent bookstores nationwide will be celebrating themselves and their customers in the first Independent Bookstore Day. All regional independent bookselling associations have agreed to support this event.

Throughout the day bookstores will have games and giveaways. They’ll also be selling limited edition literary merchandise, including posters, book collections, and autographed copies of local author’s books.

So visit your local independent bookstores. They’re the ones up-and-coming authors can turn to for support as they plan their book tours and author readings.

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About lisabraxton

Lisa Braxton, a native of Bridgeport, Connecticut, earned her MFA in Creative Writing at Southern New Hampshire University and her Master of Science degree in Journalism at Northwestern University. She is the immediate past president of the Women’s National Book Association/Boston Chapter and an Emmy-nominated journalist. She is a former television news anchor and reporter and spent her television career at stations in Champaign, Illinois, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, and Hartford, Connecticut. She is also a former newspaper reporter and radio reporter. She currently lives in the Boston, Massachusetts area. Lisa has been published in numerous literary journals, including Snake Nation Review, Foliate Oak, and Meetinghouse: A Journal of New England Fiction, Clockhouse Review, and Literary Brushstrokes.
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