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Binc Wants to Hear from the Book and Comic industry

ANN ARBOR, MI—The Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation has launched a survey to gather feedback that will allow it to better help the employees and owners of bookstores and comic shops with unforeseen emergencies such as housing stability,  disasters, medical expenses, and mental health needs. And to encourage participation, Beacon Press will donate $25 to […]

Binc Announces Winners of Scholarship for Book and Comic People Who Write

ANN ARBOR, MI – Five booksellers in stores from San Francisco to Boston have been selected to receive a $10,000 scholarship that provides the aspiring writer-booksellers with the financial support to focus on a full-length manuscript. The Susan Kamil Scholarship for Emerging Writers was established by Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and bestselling author Charles Duhigg and […]

Binc Opens Application for Macmillan Professional Development Scholarships

ANN ARBOR, MI–The Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation and Macmillan Publishers are proud to announce that applications are open for the Macmillan Booksellers Professional Development Scholarship which provides $500 to booksellers traditionally underrepresented within the industry to attend their region’s fall trade show. Applications are accepted May 1-20, 2024. “We’re excited to continue our collaboration […]

Binc Seeks Mentors and Subject Matter Experts for Its BIPOC Bookstore Incubator

ANN ARBOR, MI—The Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation is seeking mentors and subject matter experts (SMEs) to support the 12 aspiring and brand-new bookstore owners from California to Florida in the first cohort of BincTank, Binc’s business incubator pilot program to support BIPOC-owned retail bookselling businesses.  The 12 entrepreneurs will finish Professional Bookselling School in […]

Binc Foundation Launches Campaign to Increase Monthly Donors with a Matching Gift

Ann Arbor, MI–Comic book publisher BOOM! Studios will make a $50 gift on behalf of the first 100 donors who pledge a new or increased monthly commitment to the Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation before April 28. A monthly donation of any amount $5 or above will help unlock BOOM! Studios generous $5,000 gift and […]

Binc Launches New Scholarship for Book and Comic People

ANN ARBOR, MI—A new $10,000 scholarship given to five booksellers or comic retailers will provide aspiring writer-booksellers the financial support to focus on a full-length manuscript. The Susan Kamil Scholarship for Emerging Writers was established by Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and bestselling author Charles Duhigg and his wife, Liz Alter, a professor of biology at California […]

Best-Selling Author Amor Towles is New Binc Ambassador

ANN ARBOR, MI—Ann Patchett, the inaugural ambassador for the Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation and best-selling author, has passed the baton to fellow author Amor Towles. Over the next year Towles will help to raise awareness and support for the only nonprofit in the country committed to assisting booksellers in need. “Amor Towles is the […]

Binc Awards Denver Publishing Institute Scholarship to Napa Bookseller

ANN ARBOR, MI–Elayna Trucker, a bookseller at Napa Bookmine in Napa, California, has received the Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation’s scholarship to attend the Denver Publishing Institute’s (DPI) four-week summer program to learn about the publishing arm of the book industry. The scholarship is offered in collaboration with Sourcebooks and the DPI. “After nearly 20 […]

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