Posted on 06/28/2022 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The children's book Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile is coming to the screen this fall, so you know what that means —...

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Posted on 06/28/2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Ah, some controversy from the other side of the pond. A British university's decision to stop offering an English literature...

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Posted on 06/27/2022 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, as it's known in the United Kingdom, came out on June 26, 1997. Its...

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Posted on 06/27/2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

This past weekend — Saturday, June 25, to be exact — marked the seventy-fifth anniversary of the release of Anne...

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Posted on 06/21/2022 at 07:45 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Malorie Blackman has become the first children's/YA author to win the PEN Pinter Prize. The award goes to writers based...

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Posted on 06/20/2022 at 12:02 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Last week, more plagiarism allegations against novelist John Hughes surfaced. Hughes had previously acknowledged the appearance of passages from Svetlana...

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Posted on 06/19/2022 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Many of us were blessed with parents who nurtured our childhood hobbies. Fewer of us can say that our parents...

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Posted on 06/18/2022 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A new collection of LGBTQ+ poetry promises to question and redefine "what we mean by a 'queer' poem." 100 Queer...

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Posted on 06/16/2022 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Happy Bloomsday! This year's celebration of the James Joyce novel Ulysses — which takes place every year on the only...

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Posted on 06/15/2022 at 03:31 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A novelist under scrutiny for what he called accidental plagiarism has been accused of copying from even more works. Guardian...

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Tagged As: Scandal, The Guardian