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All In NYC: Bookstores

Discover where the closest bookstore is in your neighborhood.

2022 NYC Publishing Industry Economic Impact Study

The groundbreaking analysis details specifics on the industry's continued significance and contribution to New York City's creative economy. Most notably, in 2020 the industry supported a total of 95,000 jobs, $11 billion in wages, and $34 billion in economic output.

Community and Ethnic Media

List was developed and will continue to be maintained to include qualifying print and digital community and ethnic media outlets, according to former Mayor de Blasio's Executive Order 47


One Book, One New York

The citywide reading program engages New Yorkers to vote among five books for the one that they all want to read together. Past winners include Jennifer Egan's "Manhattan Beach" and "Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

Previous One Book, One New York Nominees

Check out what other books were nominated for the citywide reading program.

Community and Ethnic Media

Executive Order 47 requires City agencies, along with the NYC Department of Education, NYC Health + Hospitals, and NYCHA, to spend a significant portion of their advertising budgets in on-line and print media that reaches communities, such as ethnic and other minority communities, specific neighborhoods and boroughs, and residents who read in languages other than English.

DREAMing Out Loud: Voices of Undocumented Students

DREAMing Out Loud is a tuition-free writing workshop for undocumented immigrants led by award-winning authors that is designed to help build a diverse talent pipeline for the publishing industry and empower DREAMers to use their voices to counter misinformation about immigrants. The workshop series was the recipient of a Mayor's Grant for Cultural Impact this year from the Department of Cultural Affairs and supported in part by the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment.

National Book Foundation's National Book Awards

In 2021, MOME partnered with the National Book Foundation to spotlight NYC's role as the preeminent home of the book publishing industry.

Career Development

Made in NY Career Panels

The "Made in NY" Talks Series presents a variety of free programs exploring multiple topics within the media and entertainment industry. Programs focus on film, television, theater and digital media and support the goals of career development, networking, training and recruitment.