Posted on 06/21/2022 at 07:45 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Malorie Blackman has become the first children's/YA author to win the PEN Pinter Prize. The award goes to writers based...

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Posted on 06/09/2022 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Young-adult literature has suffered a big loss. The New York Times reports that author Jim Murphy has died at the...

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Posted on 06/01/2022 at 09:51 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Casting choices have been announced for the movie adaptation of The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. The prequel to Suzanne...

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Posted on 05/18/2022 at 03:31 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Colin Kaepernick revealed last summer that he'd be writing several children's books. He's making good on that declaration. With a...

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Posted on 03/16/2022 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Which YA author has won the most awards in American literary history? If you struggled to come up (or never...

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Posted on 01/06/2022 at 03:09 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The underlying theme of most book marketing advice we see is that authors must meet their readers wherever they are....

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Posted on 12/21/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The trailer for HBO Max’s Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts dropped yesterday. The special commemorating two decades of...

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Posted on 12/20/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You may not have known that there are two Quidditch leagues in the United States. But there won’t be, for...

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Posted on 12/19/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Millennials, rejoice or brace yourselves: the Sweet Valley High books are returning to television. Deadline reports that some of the...

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Posted on 10/21/2021 at 12:20 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Celebrated and accomplished illustrator Jerry Pinkney has died. His longtime agent told media, including NPR, that Pinkney suffered and died...

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