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News & Notes – 1/18/2020

News & Notes – 1/18/2020

Literary Losses The fantasy world is mourning the death of Christopher Tolkien, son of J. R. R. Tolkien and steward of Tolkien’s literary legacy. Christopher died on January 15, 2020, at the age of 95. I published a brief tribute yesterday, with links to a number of obituaries and tributes…. Read more »

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The RWA debacle

The RWA debacle

The romance world is up in arms over RWA’s secretive (and inappropriate) handling of ethics complaints against Courtney Milan. The complaints were lodged by several author/editors whom Milan had called out for racism. RWA responded by Requesting that Milan resign from her position as chair of the Ethics Committee, rather… Read more »

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News & Notes – 4/13/2010

News & Notes – 4/13/2010

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 Happy birthday to Beverly Cleary, who turned 103 on April 12! (Upworthy) Booksellers Announce First Annual Romance Bookstore Day to take place on August 17,… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/22/16

News & Notes – 10/22/16

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 Bob Dylan wins the Nobel Prize for Literature. (NPR) Considered a longshot before the announcement, Dylan has yet to acknowledge the award personally, but… Read more »

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