Patterson Funds Holiday Bonuses

Locus Magazine, Science Fiction FantasyJames Patter­son gave away $350,000 to more than 300 inde­pendent bookstore employees as holiday bonus­es in December 2017, in amounts ranging from $750 to $1,250. While he takes nominations and otherwise runs the program with the assistance of the American Booksellers Association, Pat­terson funds the bonuses personally.

For the list of recipients, see the American Booksellers Association site.


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