Posted on 01/24/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

NPR interviewed one of the most talked-about authors last week — and then had to toss it out. The writer...

Categories: Author Interview

Posted on 01/22/2020 at 08:49 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Jeanine Cummins’s new novel, American Dirt, had been declared one of the most anticipated books of 2020. And now that...

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Posted on 01/17/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A short story (and its author’s shorter bio) turned out to be long on controversy. Clarkesworld Magazine, which publishes science...

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Posted on 01/15/2020 at 07:44 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Stephen King’s Twitter account is back in the literary news. Yesterday, he commented on this year’s round of Oscar nominations,...

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Tagged As: Diversity, The Guardian

Posted on 01/08/2020 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Another debut novel that’s hitting several headlines is Such a Fun Age, by Kiley Reid. Reese Witherspoon has chosen it...

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Posted on 12/04/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The dual Booker Prize continues to make waves in the media world. This time, it’s because of a BBC broadcaster...

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Tagged As: Awards, Diversity, Scandal

Posted on 12/02/2019 at 05:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Tomi Adeyemi burst onto the literary scene in spectacular fashion. Her YA novel Children of Blood and Bone has been...

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Posted on 11/22/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A star-studded celebration of writer Toni Morrison took place last night in Manhattan’s Cathedral of St. John the Divine. Oprah...

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Posted on 11/06/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Yesterday, newswire readers met Bernardine Evaristo, author of the Booker Prize-winning Girl, Woman, Other. Today, they can meet her acclaimed...

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Posted on 11/06/2019 at 07:48 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Ernest J. Gaines, who wrote many acclaimed novels about the struggles of rural African Americans, has passed away. NPR...

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Tagged As: Diversity, NPR, Obituary