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Amélie Wen Zhao's controversial young-adult book will be published in the fall

Amélie Wen Zhao's young-adult novel "Blood Heir," which was postponed by the author earlier this year after some Twitter users accused it of being racially insensitive, will be released in the fall, Publishers Weekly reports. Zhao's debut book, the first in a planned fantasy trilogy, came under... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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An Author Canceled Her Own YA Novel Over Accusations of Racism. But Is It Really Anti-Black?

On Wednesday, Amélie Wen Zhao, author of the upcoming YA fantasy novel Blood Heir, announced that she asked her publisher, Delacorte Press, “not to publish [the book] at this time.” Blood Heir was born from a Twitter pitching event for marginalized creators, and it secured Zhao both an agent... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2019-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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