Tag: literature prizes

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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News & Notes – 4/15/2017

News & Notes – 4/15/2017

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 ALA announced the Top Ten Challenged Books of 2016. They include several books challenged because they feature LGBT characters (including two books about transgender… Read more »

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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 to libraries. (Publishers Weekly)… Read more »

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News & Notes – 1/28/2017

News & Notes – 1/28/2017

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 ALA announced the 2017 Newbery, Caldecott, and other awards for young readers. You can read about the Newbery Medal winner, The Girl Who Drank the… Read more »

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News & Notes – 12/10/16

News & Notes – 12/10/16

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 Penguin Random House Gave Away 100K Books in Three Days as part of its #GiveaBook campaign. (GalleyCat) The Goodreads Choice Awards were announced.  The… Read more »

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News & Notes – 11/19/16

News & Notes – 11/19/16

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 Coulsen Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad wins the 2016 National Book Award.  Other awards went to YA graphic novel March, poet Daniel Borzutzky, and Ibram X. Kendi… Read more »

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News & Notes – 11/12/16

News & Notes – 11/12/16

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 European Publishers ‘Shocked’ at EU E-Book Lending Ruling (Publishers Weekly) The ruling appears to allow unlimited lending of ebooks by libraries. Tennessee mother calls… Read more »

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