Day 1 at BEA
Last year was my first time attending the massive BookExpo America conference, held at the scenic (cough cough) Javits Center in NYC. I staggered around, totally overwhelmed and confused. It’s massive! This year, I went in with a plan (the plan being, wander around and prepare to be surprised but try not to see/do/etc. it all).
So far, so good. My first day at BEA was a blast. Saw a few familiar faces, heard about some great new books, and got some fun advance copies to read.
If my kid were here, she would have been thrilled by this: