Posted on 01/17/2022 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Award-winning children's author Steve Jenkins has died. Jenkins passed away December 26 at the age of sixty-nine, according to the...

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Posted on 01/03/2022 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

This should be our final glance back at 2021: a roundup of literary deaths from the year. The collection from...

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Posted on 12/27/2021 at 07:58 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Our holiday travels took us out of the office early, so we didn’t have a chance to share news of...

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Posted on 12/15/2021 at 01:34 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author, educator, and activist bell hooks has died. Her family confirmed her death today at age sixty-nine in a statement,...

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Posted on 12/14/2021 at 11:44 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Novelist Anne Rice, well-known for her gothic novels including Interview with the Vampire, died over the weekend. For those who...

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Posted on 11/24/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Robert Bly, whose influence was felt in his chosen art form of poetry and beyond, has died. His friend and...

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Posted on 11/19/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The prolific and bestselling author Wilbur Smith has died at the age of eighty-eight. Smith, who died November 13, wrote...

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Posted on 10/21/2021 at 12:20 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Celebrated and accomplished illustrator Jerry Pinkney has died. His longtime agent told media, including NPR, that Pinkney suffered and died...

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Posted on 10/14/2021 at 11:07 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Beloved YA author Gary Paulsen passed away yesterday at age eighty-two, according to his publisher. Penguin Random House also said...

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Posted on 08/23/2021 at 08:14 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A number of authors have died this month: James W. Loewen, Eloise Greenfield, and Jill Murphy. The former was best...

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