Posted on 04/30/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Amélie Wen Zhao pulled her debut novel earlier this year after advance readers called it racially insensitive. On...

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Posted on 04/25/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Two authors are facing some criticism in regards to transgender characters in books. First was John Boyne, author of The...

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Posted on 04/16/2019 at 09:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You’re told not to limit yourself to writing what you know.  And then you see another book pulled from public...

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Posted on 04/12/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s hard not to love J.K. Rowling for not just her literature, but for her insistence on helping others. This tim...

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Posted on 03/25/2019 at 05:03 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The president of the Romance Writers of America has issued a statement apologizing for the lack of diversity in the RITA...

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Posted on 03/22/2019 at 04:15 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A new study found a significant increase in the number of U.S. children’s books that include diverse characters. T...

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Posted on 03/21/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Remember turning twenty-five? You probably wondered where your youth had gone (oh, how you now laugh at that thought) an...

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Posted on 03/12/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Another timely author interview: During the internet’s thirtieth birthday month, NPR hosted the illustrator of a n...

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Posted on 03/11/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

At first, we thought of introducing Aida Salazar’s coming-of-age story as appropriate for Women’s History Mo...

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Posted on 03/08/2019 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Over the past month, we’ve seen a few instances of writers seeking to write diversity and experiencing some intens...

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