The New England Book Festival is holding a FREE and open to the public daytime book fair and publishing seminar on Saturday, January 18, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Omni Parker House Hotel, 60 School Street in Boston, 02108.

The event will be highlighted by our "Drinks with the Authors" program. Buy a book and discuss your purchase with your favorite writer or publisher over a beverage of your choice.

The seminar is focused on developments in the fast-changing world of independent and mainstream book publishing, and anyone with an interest in the field is urged to attend. Authors and publishers will be talking about their works and we will have special readings and presentations scheduled throughout the day.

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