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GalleyCat’s Handy Guide to BEA

BookExpo America has arrived once again, bringing literary folks from all around the world to New York City. To help our readers prepare, we’ve collected some important links–both online and offline.

1. We will publish daily dispatches from the conference, and you can follow all the action live on Twitter with the #BEA12 hashtag. At the same time, the #BEA hashtag and the #Bookexpo hashtag is always busy as well.

2. 50 Shames of Earl Grey author Andrew Shaffer (a.k.a. EvilWylie) has compiled the “Ultimate BEA Party Guide,” collecting all the parties planned for the week.

3. To find all the best galley copies of upcoming books, Barbara Hoffert has published her annual “BEA Galley & Signing Guide.”

4. Publishers Marketplace and NetGalley teamed up to create BEA Buzz Books, a digital collection of more than 30 samples of highly anticipated books.

5. You can use the free BEA app to navigate the halls of the conference.

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