Meet Macmillan at #FYE18 in San Antonio!

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Visit us in the Exhibit Hall in Booth 41!

FYE Exhibit Hall
Saturday, February 10, 6 p.m.-8:15 p.m. 
Sunday, February 11, 7 a.m.-11:30 a.m., 2 p.m.-5 p.m.
Monday, February 12, 7 a.m.-12 p.m.
Visit Macmillan’s booth (#41) to explore our diverse selection of books that are perfectly suited for First-Year Experience and Common Reading programs!

Sunday, February 11

Join us for dinner with Anthony Ray Hinton and Erik Weihenmayer!

7:30 p.m.
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, LDR Ballroom

Dinner and author panel, with a book signing to follow

Anthony Ray Hinton

Anthony Ray Hinton is the author of The Sun Does Shine. He spent nearly thirty years on death row for crimes he did not commit. Released in April 2015, Hinton now speaks widely on prison reform and the power of faith and forgiveness. He lives in Alabama.

Erik Weihenmayer


Erik Weihenmayer is a bestselling author, athlete, adventurer, and motivational speaker. He is the only blind person to reach the summit of Mount Everest. He is the author of No BarriersTouch the Top of the World, The Adversity Advantage. He co-founded No Barriers USA, which helps those with special challenges to live active and purposeful lives. He lives in Colorado.

Monday, February 13

Join us for Macmillan’s First-Year Experience Author Lunch!

11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
Room 221

Lunch and author panel, with a book signing to follow
Patrisse Khan-Cullors

Patrisse Khan-Cullors is the author of When They Call You a TerroristShe is an artist, organizer, and freedom fighter from Los Angeles, California. Co-founder of Black Lives Matter, she is also a performance artist, Fulbright scholar, public speaker, and the 2017 Sydney Peace Prize recipient.

Chris Hughes

Chris Hughes grew up in Hickory, North Carolina. He co-founded Facebook as a student at Harvard and later led Barack Obama’s digital organizing campaign for president. A former owner of The New Republic magazine, Hughes is now the founder and co-chair of the Economic Security Project. He is the author of Fair Shot and lives in New York’s Greenwich Village with his family.

Sarah Glidden

Sarah Glidden is the author of Rolling Blackoutsand How to Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less, published in 2010 and translated into five languages. Glidden’s work has appeared in various newspapers and magazines and anthologized in The Best American Comics. She lives in Seattle, Washington.

Julie Lythcott-Haims

Julie Lythcott-Haims is the author of Real American  and  How to Raise an Adult. She served as dean of freshmen and undergraduate advising at Stanford University, where she received the Dinkelspiel Award for her contributions to the undergraduate experience. She holds a B.A. from Stanford, a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and an M.F.A. in writing from California College of the Arts. She is a member of the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto, and resides in the Bay Area with her husband, their two children, and her mother.

Join us for dinner with Andrew Forsthoefel!

Andrew Forsthoefel 7 p.m.
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
Room 221

Dinner and author panel, with a book signing to follow

Andrew Forsthoefel is a writer, radio producer, public speaker, and the author of Walking to Listen. After graduating from Middlebury College in 2011, he spent nearly a year walking across the United States. He first recounted part of that journey in a radio story featured on This American Life. He now facilitates workshops on walking and listening as practices in personal transformation, interconnection, and conflict resolution, and is currently based in Northampton, Massachusetts.

PLUS! Don’t miss our Twitter Sweepstakes!

Enter to win signed books from each of our authors who will be speaking at FYE 2018! To enter, simply:

  • Follow @macmillanreads on Twitter
  • Retweet our sweepstakes tweet (see below) with the following tags and hashtags: “@macmillanreads #FYE18 #sweepstakes”
  • For a bonus entry, follow us on Instagram (@macmillanreads)

FYE 2018 Sweepstakes--Twitter

Macmillan’s FYE18 Sweepstakes will be open from Saturday, February 10 at 5 p.m (CT), until Tuesday, February 13th at 11:59 p.m. (CT). Please see below for the complete rules.

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Tag @macmillanreads in your Instagram posts

Full Rules for Macmillan’s FYE 2018 Sweepstakes

This sweepstakes is open to student affairs, higher education professionals, First-Year Experience administrators who are in attendance at the 2018 Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience in San Antonio, TX. Entrants must be age 18 or older and must be legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C. No purchase necessary. Entries must be received by Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. (CT) to be eligible. There will  be one (1) winner selected at random. This winner will receive one (1) signed advance reading copy of THE SUND DOES SHINE by Anthony Ray Hinton; one (1) signed copy of NO BARRIERS by Erik Weihenmayer; one (1) signed copy of WHEN THEY CALL YOU A TERRORIST by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and asha bandele; one (1) signed copy of FAIR SHOT by Chris Hughes; one (1) signed copy of ROLLING BLACKOUTS by Sarah Glidden; one (1) signed copy of REAL AMERICAN by Julie-Lythcott-Haims, and one (1) signed copy of WALKING TO LISTEN by Andrew Forsthoefel. The winner grants Macmillan Academic Marketing the right to announce their name on Instagram,, 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 Twitter. This sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Twitter or Instagram. Sponsored by Macmillan Academic Marketing, 175 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10010.

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