Stephanie Anderson

Stephanie Anderson
Head of Readers' Advisory, Darien Library

Website | @bookavore

Stephanie Anderson is the Head of Readers’ Advisory at the Darien Library and has been in the book industry for over ten years, most recently as the manager of WORD, an independent bookstore in Brooklyn. She also blogs as Bookavore, reviews children’s books for Shelf Awareness, and runs the country’s only nerd basketball league.


Location: Duffy/Columbia Level:
Stephanie Anderson (Darien Library), Dan Blank (We Grow Media), Rachel Fershleiser (Tumblr), Kassia Krozser (, Kevin Smokler (Kevin Smokler enterprises)
Anyone can tell an author/bookseller/publisher or library to be "engaged with the community." But how and why? What are the metrics/case studies that back up this feel-good but time consuming approach? In this session we'll hear great stories of local literary engagement from the authors, companies and organizations that practice it and believe books are a vital part of a region's ecosystem. Read more.


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