TEXAS

THURSDAY, MARCH 12 & FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 2020

Cambria Hotel | Richardson, Texas

Preliminary Schedule

Wednesday, March 11


Pre-Con Reception

5:00pm-7:00pm

Deep Vellum Books

Enjoy Happy Hour with the Dallas literary family! Join Dallas indie publisher and bookstore Deep Vellum for a pre-SpringCon open house. Drinks and snacks will be provided. Learn more about what’s next in the world of translation and indie publishing!


Thursday, March 12


Registration Desk Open
9:00am – 11:00am

Hotel Lobby

Keynote Author Panel & Signing

11:00am – 12:15pm

Bluebonnet Room

We’ll kick off SpringCon 2020 with four authors presenting their highly anticipated forthcoming books and answering questions posed by our moderator.

Author guests to be announced soon!

James Wade

ALL THINGS LEFT WILD

Blackstone Publishing

Deborah Wiles

KENT STATE

Scholastic

Rep Picks Lunch

12:30pm – 2:00pm

Meeting Room

Representatives from our valued publishing partners will have five minutes each to present some of their most exciting books of the season. Attendees will enjoy a tasty buffet lunch while discovering some wonderful new books.

Education Session TBA

2:30pm – 3:30pm

Meeting Room

Conversations with Colleagues TBA

2:30pm – 3:30pm

Meeting Room

Conversations with Colleagues TBA

3:45pm – 4:45pm

Meeting Room

Education Session TBA

3:45pm – 4:45pm

Meeting Room

Education sponsored by

Meet & Mingle in the Bar

6:00pm – 7:00pm

Hotel Bar

Authors All-Around Dinner & Signing

7:00pm – 9:00pm

Bluebonnet Room

Ten authors will join our bookseller attendees for an engaging evening of books and conversation. Our author guests will dine with booksellers, and each will have 5 minutes to present their book to the entire audience.

Author guests to be announced soon!

Mary Pauline Lowry

THE ROXY LETTERS

Simon & Schuster

Victoria Wilcox

SOUTHERN SON

TwoDot


Friday, March 13


Registration Desk Open
8:00am – 9:00am

Hotel Lobby

Breakfast Keynote Author Presentation & Signing

9:15am – 10:45am

Bulebonnet Room

We’ll start day two with four authors presenting their highly anticipated forthcoming books and answering questions posed by our moderator. A breakfast buffet will be served.

Author guests to be announced soon!

Bryan Washington

MEMORIAL

Riverhead Books

MPIBA Meeting & Forum

11:00am – 12:00pm

Bluebonnet Room

Join MPIBA board members and staff for an update on association programs and projects, and an open forum for questions and suggestions.

ABA Lunch & Open Forum

12:30am – 1:30pm

Bluebonnet Room

Representatives from the American Booksellers Association will host a lunch and open forum. Hear ABA news and updates, and ask questions and make suggestions.

ABA Education Session (TBD)

1:45pm – 3:00pm

Bluebonnet Room