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Professionals in the City is at it once again, bringing together Washington D.“Sometimes, editors and publishers are too close to the project and, of course, as the sales director and the voice of the reps, I try to make sure that the marketplace feedback from the reps gets to publishers and editors. The Publicists Speed Dating program — the first at BEA — took place at the Javits Center’s Galleria Hall and consisted of 12-minute conversations between one bookstore and one publicist at a time.But it’s a lot of balls in the air, so having the booksellers telling the editors [was helpful].” Other publishers that took part in the second year of Meet the Editor included Bloomsbury, Disney Publishing Worldwide, Grove/Atlantic, Hachette, Harper Collins, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Macmillan, Melville House, Penguin Random House, Scholastic, Seven Stories, Simon & Schuster, Sourcebooks, The New Press, and W. During the “dates,” ABA member bookstore owners, managers, and event coordinators had the opportunity to promote their stores and discover what publicists look for when planning author tours.Overall, it felt more like a really great book club than a networking event, and I can’t wait to go back next year.” On the publisher side, Elise Cannon, vice president of sales at Perseus Books Group, loved getting booksellers’ takes on how to move books.“They have a fantastic perspective on helping books sell through, whether it is jacket treatment, format, or reminding publishers and editors to include certain information, be it on Edelweiss or on the actual book itself,” Cannon said.