Posted on 02/14/2019 at 11:10 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Ta-Nehisi Coates has gained quite the literary reputation for his nonfiction; this year, he’ll be adding fiction t...

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Posted on 02/07/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Teacher Alicia D. Williams followed the Toni Morrison playbook for her first novel. Williams watched kindergartners from...

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Posted on 02/01/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A much-hyped young-adult novel has been pulled from publication after readers complained about its depiction of slavery....

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Posted on 01/29/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Ah, adolescence — the time many of us would prefer never to return to. Fortunately, we can tour it at a safe dista...

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Posted on 01/09/2019 at 12:21 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Readers who have cringed upon finding decidedly dated passages in classic novels have a new balm for the soul. In the Ne...

Posted on 01/07/2019 at 05:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You know Zora Neale Hurston was an accomplished writer and anthropologist, but did you also know she dabbled in toy-maki...

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Posted on 12/08/2018 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Glory Edim has turned a T-shirt slogan into a literary sanctuary. “Well-Read Black Girl” started as a catchp...

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Posted on 10/01/2018 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A few months ago, an author and Fussy reader reached out to us with a special request. Tracee Lydia Garner invited us to...

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Tagged As: Diversity

Posted on 09/20/2018 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Isabel Allende will become the first Spanish-language author to receive the National Book Foundation’s Medal for D...

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Tagged As: Awards, Diversity

Posted on 10/10/2018 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Laurie Alice Eakes likes to say that the minute she found out what an author was, she wanted to become one. And the rout...

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