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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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Publisher delays YA novel amid row over invented black 'street dialect'

When We Was Fierce by eE Charlton-Trujillo uses invented street dialect slammed by one reviewer as ‘rife with insult and lack of awareness’The publication of young adult novel When We Was Fierce has been postponed by its author and publisher following harsh criticism of the “deeply offensive”... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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