BEA 2014: Jacqueline Woodson: Remembering a Brown Girl’s Childhood

Even though Jacqueline Woodson’s latest release, Brown Girl Dreaming (Penguin/Paulsen, Aug.), is set during the 1960s and ’70s, its themes are still relevant today, especially after a controversy erupted last month over the lack of diversity in BookCon’s initial lineup of authors. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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BEA 2014: Lena Dunham: Where the Girls Are

Golden Globe winner Lena Dunham is best known as the creator and star of the hit HBO series Girls, where she plays 20-something aspiring writer Hannah Horvath. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2014: IBPA Reveals 2014 Benjamin Franklin Winners

At a gala awards ceremony at New York University's Kimmel Center on Wednesday, the Independent Book Publishers Association named the Gold winners for the 2014 Benjamin Franklin Awards, which recognize “excellence in book editorial and design.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2014: Big Children's Books at BEA

For readers of all ages and interests, there were no shortages of titles to grab, snag, and talk about. YA continues to generate long lines and lots of attention. At Simon & Schuster, one of the big teen titles was Scott Westerfeld's Afterworlds—and not just because BEA factors into the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The 2014 PW BEA Show Daily, May 29, 2014

Read the complete PW BEA Show Daily for May 29, 2014. News from BookExpo America 2014, author interviews, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2014: BEA Every Way

America’s premier book event, BookExpo America, continues to evolve, and is in every way reflective of the evolving industry it serves. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Fourth Estate wins four-way auction for Brown Girls debut

Fourth Estate has triumphed in a four-way publisher auction for Daphne Palasi Andreades’ “evocative and original” debut novel Brown Girls in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Puffin lands Jacqueline Woodson's New York Times bestseller

Puffin will publish Brown Girl Dreaming, the multi-award winning memoir told in verse by author Jacqueline Woodson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Gabby Rivera Wants Queer Brown Girls to Feel Seen

Gabby Rivera’s YA novel follows Juliet Palante, a Puerto Rican teen from the Bronx, who is reckoning with her feminism and queerness. After coming out to her family, she goes to Portland to be a summer intern for her favorite feminist author, Harlowe Brisbane. Juliet believes this will be the... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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Jacqueline Woodson hooked me with her kid lit. Her new adult novel is even more powerful.

With ‘Red at the Bone,’ Woodson extends her range and grabs us with a story that balances pain and hope. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Jacqueline Woodson Transformed Children’s Literature. Now She’s Writing for Herself.

The award-winning author on her mission to diversify publishing — and why she turned back to adult readers with her new novel, “Red at the Bone.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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BookExpo 2019: Jacqueline Woodson Writes About Family, for Adults

This fall children’s book author Jacqueline Woodson will publish her second novel for adults, 'Red at the Bone' (Riverhead, Sept.). Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Jacqueline Woodson wins the world's largest prize for children's literature, the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Jacqueline Woodson, who won a National Book Award for her memoir in verse “Brown Girl Dreaming,” won the 2018 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award on Tuesday. The award comes with a prize of $608,000. Publishers Weekly reports that Woodson is the 18th person or organization to win the prize, which is... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Comics at BEA: New Books from Raina Telgemeier, Jessica Abel, Box Brown

Comics publishers seemed happy with BookExpo's move to Chicago show, citing the opportunity to meet new Midwestern retailers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2016: Jeffrey Brown: Making Prehistory Entertaining

One impetus for Jeffrey Brown’s participation in BEA is the new trilogy he’s launching with "Lucy and Andy Neanderthal." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Girl on the Train breaks Brown’s Original Fiction record

Paula Hawkins’ The Girl on the Train (Doubleday) passed the 800,000 unit mark across all formats in the UK and Ireland last week as it became the first book since Nielsen BookScan records began to earn 20 Original Fiction number ones. Hawkins’ run of 20 non-consecutive numbers ones broke the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BEA 2015: HC's New Margaret Wise Brown Venture

A forthcoming line of picture books from HarperCollins Children's Books invites a new generation of children and their parents to "Explore the World of Margaret Wise Brown" via new editions of some of the late author's stories. The program debuts in 2016 with the publication of two newly... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2015: 'Fault in Our Stars' Top 2014 E-book Seller

John Green's The Fault in Our Stars was the top-selling ebook in 2014, according to data just released by PubTrack Digital, a unit of Nielsen BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Gone Girl crowned "2014 bestseller" for eBooks by Sainsbury's

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn has been named the top-selling ebook of 2014 for ebooks by Sainsbury’s. The Orion-published book was released as a film in Autumn last year starring Rosamund Pike and Ben Afleck, which had a direct impact on digital sales of the thriller novel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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2014 National Book Awards Go to Woodson, Glück, Osnos, Klay

The 2014 National Book Awards were presented Wednesday evening at a ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street in Lower Manhattan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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