Visit us in the Exhibit Hall in Booth 55-56!
FYE Exhibit Hall
Saturday, February 11 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Sunday, February 12 7 a.m.-11:30 a.m., 2-5 p.m.
Monday, February 13 7 a.m.-12 p.m.
Visit Macmillan’s booth (#55-56) to explore our diverse selection of books that are perfectly suited for First-Year Experience and Common Reading programs!
Saturday, February 11
Join us for dinner with Diane Guerrero!
7:45 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Rooms A601/602
Dinner and author panel, with a book signing to follow
Diane Guerrero is the author of In the Country We Love, and an actress on the hit shows Orange Is the New Black and Jane the Virgin. She volunteers with the nonprofit Immigrant Legal Resource Center, as well as with Mi Familia Vota, an organization that promotes civic involvement. She has been named an Ambassador for Citizenship and Naturalization by the White House. She lives in New York City.
Monday, February 13
Join us for Macmillan’s Inaugural First-Year Experience Author Lunch!
11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atrium Level
Lunch and author panel, with a book signing to follow
Carol Anderson, Ph.D. is the author of White Rage, and a professor of African American studies at Emory University. She is the author of many books and articles, including Bourgeois Radicals: The NAACP and the Struggle for Colonial Liberation, 1941-1960 and Eyes Off the Prize: The United Nations and the African American Struggle for Human Rights: 1944-1955. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
Ben Rawlence is the author of City of Thorns, and a former researcher for Human Rights Watch in the horn of Africa. He is the author of Radio Congo and has written for a wide range of publications, including The Guardian, the London Review of Books, and Prospect. He lives in the Black Mountains in Wales with his wife and daughter.
Richard E. Nisbett is the author of Mindware. He is a professor of psychology at the University of Michigan and one of the world’s most respected psychologists. He has been awarded the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award of the American Psychology Association, the William James Fellow Award for Distinguished Scientific Achievements, and the Donald T. Campbell Award for Distinguished Research in Social Psychology, among others. His books The Geography of Thought and Intelligence and How to Get It have been translated into more than ten languages.
Rabia Chaudry is the author of Adnan’s Story. She is an attorney, a senior fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace, and a national security fellow at the New America Foundation. She is the co-host of Undisclosed, one of the top-ranked podcasts in the iTunes store. She is a frequent public speaker, and her writing has appeared in numerous outlets including Time, The Huffington Post, and the Chicago Sun-Times.
Join us for dinner with Damon Tweedy!
7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Atlanta (Across from the Marriott Marquis)
International Ballroom North
Dinner and author panel, with a book signing to follow
Damon Tweedy is the author of Black Man in a White Coat, and a graduate of Duke Medical School and Yale Law School. He is an assistant professor of psychiatry at Duke University Medical Center and staff physician at the Durham VA Medical Center. He has published articles in the Journal of the American Medical Association and the Annals of Internal Medicine. His columns and op-eds about race and medicine have appeared in the Raleigh News and Observer and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He lives outside Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina.
PLUS! Don’t miss our Instagram giveaway!
Enter to win a tote bag with six signed books from our authors who will be speaking at FYE 2017! To enter, simply:
- Follow @macmillanreads on Instagram
- Like our FYE 2017 giveaway photo!
Entries will be open from Saturday, February 11 at 12:00 p.m (ET), until Tuesday, February 14th at 11:59 p.m. (ET). Please see below for the complete rules.
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Tag @macmillanreads in your Instagram posts
Full Rules for Macmillan’s FYE 2017 Instagram Giveaway
This sweepstakes is open to student affairs and higher education professionals and First-Year Experience administrators who are in attendance at the 2017 Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience in Atlanta, Georgia. Entrants must be age 18 or older. No purchase necessary. Entries must be received by Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. (ET) to be eligible. There will be one (1) winner selected at random. This winner will receive one (1) Flatiron Books tote bag; one (1) signed copy of IN THE COUNTRY WE LOVE by Diane Guerrero; one (1) signed copy of ADNAN’S STORY by Rabia Chaudry; one (1) signed copy of BLACK MAN IN A WHITE COAT by Damon Tweedy; one (1) signed copy of CITY OF THORNS by Ben Rawlence; one (1) signed copy of MINDWARE by Richard E. Nisbett; and one (1) signed copy of WHITE RAGE by Carol Anderson, Ph.D. The winner grants Macmillan Academic Marketing the right to announce their name on Instagram, Macmillanreads.wordpress.com, and any other platform we so choose to congratulate them on. We will select the potential prize winner at random from among all eligible entries received. Macmillan Academic Marketing reserves the right to request the potential prize winner’s professional email address for identity confirmation. If a potential prize winner cannot be reached after three (3) business days, we will select an alternate winner, so check your direct messages on Instagram. This sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Instagram.