Barnes & Noble have just announced that Miwa Messer will be taking over the Discover Great New Writers Program as its director.
This program, now in its 21st year, is used by B&N to highlight the best new literary talents from among the many books published each season. The titles are handpicked by a select group of Barnes & Noble booksellers as being above grade and worth recommending to B&N customers.
Miwa Messer joined Barnes & Noble in 1998 as Author Promotions Manager. She's managed author events and supervised literary forums at the various B&N promotional events: Writers on Writers, Upstairs at the Square, B&N Review in Person.Before she joined B&N, she worked for Grove/Atlantic, Inc. and Waterstone's Booksellers, USA.