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With Kids Stuck at Home, Authors Bring Stories to Instagram

As schools close, parents are turning to children’s book writers and illustrators on social media to help with teaching kids stuck inside. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2020-03-23 13:30:37 UTC ]
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Asher files lawsuit against SCBWI after sexual harassment claims

Jay Asher, the author of several YA novels including Thirteen Reasons Why (Penguin), has filed a lawsuit against the US branch of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), and its executive director, Lin Oliver, following last year’s accusations of sexual harassment. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jay Asher Sues SCBWI for Defamation

The 'Thirteen Reasons Why' author has filed a lawsuit against the Society of Children’s Book Writers, as well as the group’s executive director, Lin Oliver, over their allegations of sexual harassment. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two children's authors dropped by agents amid claims of sexual harassment

In the wake of online accusations, The Maze Runner author James Dashner has lost representation, as has Thirteen Reasons Why author Jay AsherThe Maze Runner author James Dashner has been dropped by his literary agent after a series of anonymous accusations of sexual harassment were made against... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sexual Harassment In Children's Publishing Reaches a Crisis Point

Jay Asher, David Díaz, and others have been accused of sexual harassment and abuse in the comments section of a January 'School Library Journal' article as the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators deals with an unfolding controversy. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Louisa Danquah wins BAME scholarship

The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) has announced the winner of their first BAME scholarship sponsored by the Bent Agency. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Winners of 2014 Golden Kite, Sid Fleischman Awards Revealed

The awards will be presented to the winners during a luncheon at the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators annual conference in Los Angeles in August. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booksellers turn writers for Icon

Booksellers have become book writers for a popular science project from Icon Books. Icon’s... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are you there, readers? It's Judy Blume

The author first hit it big in the 1970s with a string of go-to books for kids. She recently helped turn 'Tiger Eyes' into a film and is busy on a 1950s-set novel.When "Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing" first came out, publisher Dutton did not send Judy Blume around the country to talk about it.... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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