Tag: literature prizes

News & Notes – 9/16/2017

News & Notes – 9/16/2017

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 U.S. House of Representatives votes to save library funding, NEA, and NEH after Trump budget proposal slashed or eliminated their budgets. (Publishers Weekly)… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/09/2017

News & Notes – 9/09/2017

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 Texas Libraries Hit Hard by Hurricane Harvey (Library Journal) And Florida libraries are likely to be hit hard by Irma. A shooting at… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/02/2017

News & Notes – 9/02/2017

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 Bookstores and libraries are both affected by Hurricane Harvey flooding, and helping out. See how you can help.  (Shelf Awareness) And check out the… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/19/17

News & Notes – 8/19/17

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 Women dominated the Hugos this year, winning all the fiction categories as well as graphic story and best related work. (Bookwyrm’s Hoard; also Tor.com .)… Read more »

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Women dominate this year’s Hugo Awards

Women dominate this year’s Hugo Awards

Women dominated the Hugos this year, winning all the fiction categories as well as graphic story and best related work. At least four of them are women of color, making this year’s Hugo Awards a resounding YES to diversity in science fiction and fantasy. N. K. Jemisin won Best Novel for… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/29/2017

News & Notes – 7/29/2017

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 Michiko Kakutani, Chief ‘Times’ Book Critic, Steps Down After Nearly 4 Decades (NPR Books) ‘Sensational’ lost play by Peter Pan author JM Barrie published… Read more »

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News & Notes – 6/17/2017

News & Notes – 6/17/2017

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 Tracy K. Smith Named U.S. Poet Laureate (NPR’s Morning Edition) The poet calls poems her “anchor,” according to NPR’s The Two-Way. Smith’s 2011 collection, Life on Mars,… Read more »

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News & Notes – 6/03/17

News & Notes – 6/03/17

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 Unseen Edith Wharton play found hidden in Texas archive (The Guardian) The Nebula Awards for 2016 were announced in May. Charlie Jane Anders’s All… Read more »

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News & Notes – 5/20/17

News & Notes – 5/20/17

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 New World Fantasy Award Design Has Been Revealed! (Tor.com) The previous statue depicted H. P. Lovecraft, a problematic choice given his overt racism. The… Read more »

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News & Notes – 5/06/2017

News & Notes – 5/06/2017

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 The 2016 Agatha Award winners are out! Louise Penny’s A Great Reckoning (Contemporary Novel); The Reek of Red Herrings by Catriona McPherson (Historical Novel); The Semester of Our Discontent by… Read more »

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