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

Posted on 06/13/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You may not have known that bestselling author Nicholas Sparks is also the co-founder of a prep school. But he...

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Tagged As: Diversity, Lawsuit

Posted on 06/07/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

LGBTQ Pride Month is well under way, and if you’d prefer to celebrate it by reading rather than attending a...

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Posted on 06/05/2019 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

BBC Books is removing one author’s work from an upcoming Doctor Who anthology because of comments he made about the...

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Tagged As: Diversity, The Guardian

Posted on 06/04/2019 at 03:01 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Twenty-five books can now boast of having won a Lambda Literary Award. The “Lammys” were handed out last night by...

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Tagged As: Awards, Diversity

Posted on 06/04/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Tor has a special deal for June’s ebook of the month club. Instead of one novel, members receive four novellas...

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Tagged As: Diversity, Free reads

Posted on 05/15/2019 at 05:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Penguin Classics is releasing four new editions of canonical novels by Asian American authors, with new forewords. But there’s plenty...

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Tagged As: Book lists, Diversity

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 Monday, her...

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