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...

Categories: Author Interview

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...

Categories: Author Interview

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...

Categories: Today in Books

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...

Categories: Author Interview

Posted on 10/12/2018 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Teachers, as has been observed many times, can have an outsized and positive impact on the youths around them. In author...

Categories: Author Interview

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

It’s a testament to Kate Forest that her characters, not she herself, have disabilities, yet she’s the belov...

Categories: Author Interview

Posted on 08/21/2018 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The James Baldwin revival doesn’t show any signs of slowing or stopping. His “experimental” children&r...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 08/21/2018 at 08:08 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A notable children’s author has also become the first black writer for the TV show Doctor Who. Malorie Blackman, a...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 08/20/2018 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Huge congratulations are in order for author N.K. Jemisin, who won her third Hugo Award in as many years on Sunday night...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 07/27/2018 at 01:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Many of our readers reacted with outrage over the decision to rename an award that previously honored Laura Ingalls Wild...