Posted on 08/06/2019 at 08:41 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Celebrated author Toni Morrison died Monday night at age eighty-eight. Her death was first reported by Vulture, citing a source...

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Posted on 07/23/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The latest literary discovery: an essay, never before published in English, by Langston Hughes. Smithsonian Magazine’s Steven Hoelscher was poking...

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Posted on 07/12/2019 at 11:58 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A professor has been fired before even starting his job because of his new novel’s contents. T.J. Martinson told Lit...

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Tagged As: Diversity, Literary Hub

Posted on 07/11/2019 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here’s an update on one book vandal who made the news in the past year and an SOS call for...

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Posted on 07/01/2019 at 12:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’ve all encountered our fair share of book passages that linger in our minds for years — decades — after...

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Posted on 06/28/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Congratulations to Colson Whitehead, who has become the first writer in almost a decade to star on the cover of...

Categories: Author Interview

Posted on 06/21/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You’ve undoubtedly noticed the surge in high-profile instances of authors facing scrutiny for how they depict marginalized groups in their...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Posted on 06/19/2019 at 10:32 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Congratulations are in order for Joy Harjo, who was just announced as the next U.S. poet laureate! Harjo will become...

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Tagged As: Diversity, NPR, Poetry

Posted on 06/18/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

For the first time in its eighty-plus-year history, the Carnegie Medal has gone to a writer of color. Slam poet...

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Posted on 06/18/2019 at 08:58 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Nicholas Sparks has made another comment on last week’s Daily Beast article — this time, to apologize for having...

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Tagged As: Diversity, Lawsuit, Romance