Posted on 01/29/2020 at 08:09 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The backlash against American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins has only intensified. A group of eighty-two authors have penned an open...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 01/28/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Stephen King has written an essay for the Washington Post to clarify his comments about diversity and awards. Earlier this...

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Tagged As: Diversity

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 01/09/2020 at 11:26 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Romance Writers of America has just released a statement about further reforms, including key resignations. President Damon Suede’s offer...

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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 12/26/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

No matter the topic, you’ve likely found a new blog to love and been both excited and exhausted by the...

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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