Meet Macmillan at #ACPA18 in Houston!

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Visit us in the Exhibitor Marketplace in Booth 305!

ACPA Marketplace
Monday, March 12th: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Tuesday, March 13th: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Visit Macmillan’s booth (#305) to explore our diverse selection of books that are perfectly suited for First-Year Experience and Common Reading programs! All books are complimentary. 

Tuesday, March 13th

Don’t miss Melissa Fleming and Jeff Chang at ACPA18!

Author Plenary Session
2:00 p.m.

George R. Brown Convention Center, General Assembly Room,
3rd floor

Author panel with a book signing to follow
All plenary attendees will receive complimentary copies of A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea and We Gon’ Be Alright

Melissa Fleming

Melissa Fleming is Head of Communications and Chief Spokesperson for the United High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). She travels to war zones and refugee camps to give voice to the millions of people forcibly displaced from their homes. She is a frequent contributor for The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, and NPR. Fleming is the author of A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea, which tells the story of Doaa Al Zamel, a young Syrian refugee who makes the harrowing journey across the Mediterranean Sea to seek asylum in Europe; Doaa fights to survive for days at sea with just a child’s inflatable water ring around her waist—and two little girls clinging to her neck—after her ship is sunk. Fleming first told Doaa’s story on the TED stage, and her talks are featured on TED.com.

Jeff Chang

Jeff Chang is the author of We Gon’ Be AlrightCan’t Stop Won’t Stop, and Who We Be. He has been a USA Ford Fellow in Literature and the winner of the American Book Award and the Asian American Literary Award. He is the executive director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts at Stanford University. Chang’s latest book, We Gon’ Be Alright, is a collection of essays that explores the rise and fall of “diversity;” the roots of student protest; the connections between #OscarsSoWhite and #BlackLivesMatter; changing ideas about Asian Americanness; and, ultimately explains that resegregation is the unexamined condition of our time.

PLUS! Don’t miss our ACPA18 Twitter Sweepstakes!

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Enter to win signed copies of some of our favorite common reading titles! To enter, simply:

  • Follow @macmillanreads on Twitter
  • Retweet our sweepstakes tweet with the following tags and hashtags: “@macmillanreads #ACPA18 #sweepstakes”
  • For a bonus entry, follow us on Instagram (@macmillanreads)

Macmillan’s ACPA18 Sweepstakes will be open from Saturday, March 10 at 6:30 p.m. (CT), until Tuesday, March 13 at 11:59 p.m. (CT). Please see below for the complete rules.

AND our Post-Convention Sweepstakes!

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Enter to win signed books from our ACPA18 Speakers, Melissa Fleming and Jeff Chang! To enter, simply:

  • Follow @macmillanreads on Twitter
  • Retweet our sweepstakes tweet with the following tags and hashtags: “@macmillanreads #ACPA18 #sweepstakes”
  • For a bonus entry, follow us on Instagram (@macmillanreads)

Macmillan’s ACPA18 Speakers Sweepstakes will be open from Wednesday, March 14 at 9:30 a.m. (CT), until Friday, March 16 at 11:59 p.m. (CT). Please see below for the complete rules.

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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)

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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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Join us for Macmillan’s Author Lunch at #FYE18!

Monday, February 12 • 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

This event is free! (RSVP is required—click here!)

Featuring

fair shotChris Hughes
author of
Fair Shot
Rethinking Inequality and How We Earn
St. Martin’s Press | About the Book

when they call you a terroristPatrisse Khan-Cullors
author of
When They Call You a Terrorist
A Black Lives Matter Memoir
St. Martin’s Press | About the Book

real americanJulie Lythcott-Haims
author of
Real American
A Memoir
Henry Holt, and Co. | About the Book

rolling blackoutsSarah Glidden
author of
Rolling Blackouts
Dispatches from Turkey, Syria, and Iraq
Drawn & Quarterly | About the Book

Join Us for Dinner with Anthony Ray Hinton and Erik Weihenmayer!

Sunday, February 11 • 7:30 p.m.   
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center | LDR Ballroom
Dinner and author panel, with a book signing to follow

This event is free! (RSVP is required)

Featuring

the sun does shineAnthony Ray Hinton
author of
The Sun Does Shine
How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row
St. Martin’s Press | About the Book

no bariersErik Weihenmayer
authors of
No Barriers
A Blind Man’s Journey to Kayak the Grand Canyon
St. Martin’s Press | About the Book

hidden figuresMargot Shetterly
author of
Hidden Figures
The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
HarperCollins Publishers

beauty sickRenee Engeln
author of
Beauty Sick
How the Cultural Obsession with Appearance Hurts Girls and Women
HarperCollins Publishers