Visit us in the Exhibit Hall in Booth 28!
FYE Exhibit Hall
Saturday, February 16, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, February 17, 7:30 a.m. – 11 a.m., 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday, February 18, 7 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Visit Macmillan’s booth (#28) to explore our diverse selection of books that are perfectly suited for First-Year Experience and Common Reading programs!
Sunday, February 17
Join us for Macmillan’s First-Year Experience Author Lunch!
12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Neopolitan Ballroom, Promenade Level
Lunch and author panel, with a book signing to follow
Anna Rosling Rönnlund is a co-author of Factfulness. She is the daughter-in-law of Hans Rosling. Anna, along with her husband, Ola, and Hans, co-founded the Gapminder Foundation: a nonprofit that fights devastating misconceptions about global development, produces free teaching resources making the world understandable based on reliable statistics, promotes a fact-based worldview everyone can understand, and collaborates with universities, UN, public agencies and non-governmental organizations.
Anna Clark is a journalist living in Detroit. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Politico, the Columbia Journalism Review, and other publications. Anna edited A Detroit Anthology, a Michigan Notable Book, and she has been a writer-in-residence in Detroit public schools as part of the InsideOut Literary Arts program. She has also been a Fulbright fellow in Nairobi, Kenya and a Knight-Wallace journalism fellow at the University of Michigan. She is the author of The Poisoned City.
Andrea Malkin Brenner is the co-author of How to College. She consults with colleges who wish to create their own first-year transitions courses. She was a faculty member in the Department of Sociology at American University for 20 years.
Lara Hope Schwartz is the co-author of How to College. She teaches in the Department of Government at the American University School of Public Affairs (SPA) and is the Director of the Project on Civil Discourse. She came to the SPA after a career as an attorney, civil rights advocate, and strategist.
Sam Quinones is the author of Dreamland. He is a journalist, author and storyteller whose two acclaimed books of narrative nonfiction about Mexico and Mexican immigration—True Tales From Another Mexico and Antonio’s Gun and Delfino’s Dream—made him, according to the San Francisco Chronicle, “the most original writer on Mexico and the border.” He lives in Los Angeles.
Join us for Dinner with Nathaniel Rich and
Caesars Palace, Neopolitan Ballroom (Promenade Level)
Dinner and author panel, with a book signing to follow
Nathaniel Rich is the author of Losing Earth. He is a contributing writer at The New York Times Magazine and his essays have appeared in The New York Review of Books, The Atlantic, Harper’s Magazine, Rolling Stone, and The Daily Beast. He is also the author of three novels—King Zeno, Odds Against Tomorrow, and The Mayor’s Tongue—and a book about film noir, San Francisco Noir: The City in Film Noir from 1940 to the Present. He lives in New Orleans with his wife and young son.
Dashka Slater has written many books, including Baby Shoes, The Sea Serpent and Me, Escargot, and Dangerously Ever After. She is also an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in Newsweek, Salon, The New York Times Magazine, and Mother Jones. She lives in California. She is the author of The 57 Bus.
PLUS—don’t miss our Twitter Sweepstakes!
Enter to win signed books from each of our authors who will be speaking at FYE 2019! To enter, simply:
- Follow @macmillanreads on Twitter
- Retweet our sweepstakes tweet (see below) with the following tags and hashtags: “#FYE19 #sweepstakes @macmillanreads”
- For a bonus entry, follow us on Instagram (@macmillanreads)
Macmillan’s FYE19 Sweepstakes will be open from Saturday, February 16 at 5 p.m. (PST), until Tuesday, February 19th at 11:59 p.m. (PST). Please see below for the complete rules.
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Full Rules for Macmillan’s FYE 2019 Sweepstakes
This sweepstakes is open to student affairs, higher education professionals, and First-Year Experience administrators who are in attendance at the 2019 Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience in Las Vegas, NV. 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 19, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (PST) to be eligible. There will be one (1) winner selected at random. This winner will receive one (1) signed advance reading copy of LOSING EARTH by Nathaniel Rich; one (1) signed copy of THE 57 BUS by Dashka Slater; one (1) signed copy of THE POISONED CITY by Anna Clark; one (1) signed copy of FACTFULNESS by Hans Rosling, Anna Rosling Ronnlund, and Ola Rosling; one (1) signed copy of DREAMLAND by Sam Quinones; one (1) signed advance reading copy of HOW TO COLLEGE by Andrea Malkin Brenner and Lara Hope Schwartz. 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 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.