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Literary stars set for first BookCon in May

Celebrities including Amy Poehler (pictured) and Martin Short

Celebrities including Amy Poehler (pictured) and Martin Short will be at BookCon. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Frederick M. Brown

The ultimate event for bibliophiles and pop culture fanatics alike is coming to the Javits Center on May 31st.

Assembled by ReedPOP, the same group that puts together New York Comic Con, BookCon will feature a series of panels, podcasts, author Q&As, quiz shows and more in "the publishing capital of the world".

This first-of-its-kind event will offer readers the chance to interact with celebrated authors, publishers, and celebrities including Amy Poehler and Martin Short -- both of whom have books coming out later this fall. Other big names BookCon attendees can expect to see include comic book legend Stan Lee and best-selling author John Grisham. Future panels and talent will be announced as the event approaches.



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