Tag: gender in fiction

News & Notes – 3/18/2017

News & Notes – 3/18/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News In Face of NEA Cuts, Small Presses Worry About Their Futures (Publishers Weekly) Librarians Vow to Fight Trump on Funding Cuts┬áto libraries. (Publishers Weekly)… Read more »

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News & Notes – 1/16/16

News & Notes – 1/16/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News The Caldecott, Newbery, Coretta Scott King, Printz, Alex, and other children’s and YA book award winners for 2016 were announced Monday. The Newbery went… Read more »

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Gender, books, and publishing

Gender, books, and publishing

“Far more books are published by men than by women, perhaps because publishers feel that books by men are a safer bet. We can affect this by making a choice when it comes to the books we buy, since how we chose to spend our money is the most effective… Read more »

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Gender in fiction

Gender in fiction

Katherine Kerr had a wonderful guest post on Jim Hines’ blog a week or so ago, all about her experiences growing up with “girls’ books” and “boys’ books” in the 50s, and why it eventually drove her out of science classes and dreams of being a NASA scientist. The post… Read more »

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