Posted on 01/09/2019 at 12:21 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Readers who have cringed upon finding decidedly dated passages in classic novels have a new balm for the soul. In the Ne...

Posted on 01/07/2019 at 05:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You know Zora Neale Hurston was an accomplished writer and anthropologist, but did you also know she dabbled in toy-maki...

Categories: Today in Books

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...

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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 09/15/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Whether you see it as cultural sensitivity or excessive political correctness, there’s no way of getting around it...

Categories: Behind the scenes

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