Blackman: 'I will not be silenced by racist abuse'

Children’s laureate Malorie Blackman has said she will not be silenced following a barrage... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Instagram user accused of capitalising from Ijeoma Oluo’s anti-racist book

The white woman behind the popular Instagram account @soyouwanttotalkabout has apologised after claims that she has co-opted the black author’s brandThe white woman behind an Instagram account with almost three million followers has apologised for the “harm” she caused to bestselling black... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-08-16 16:19:00 UTC ]
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‘We see silence filled with fear’: female Afghan journalists plead for help

Women in media in Kabul tell of trying to destroy traces of their identity as they brace for Taliban retributionWhen president Ashraf Ghani slipped out of Afghanistan with no warning, he took with him any glimpse of hope left for the nation’s women – especially those who are educated and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-08-16 08:37:35 UTC ]
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Book industry figures condemn abuse of Clanchy critics in open letter

An open letter, signed by more than 150 figures from the book industry, has condemned the abuse suffered by Monisha Rajesh, Professor Sunny Singh and Chimene Suleyman following their criticisms of Kate Clanchy.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-11 17:31:27 UTC ]
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Kate Clanchy to rewrite memoir amid criticism of ‘racist and ableist tropes’

Poet and teacher has apologised for ‘overreacting’ to scrutiny of book’s portrayals of autistic pupils and children of colourKate Clanchy is rewriting her critically acclaimed memoir after widespread criticism of her portrayal of her pupils, particularly children of colour and autistic... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-08-10 18:58:54 UTC ]
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Dapo Adeola | '[Malorie Blackman] is like the aunt I didn’t even know I had'

"She is literally my favourite person in the whole of children’s publishing.” Dapo Adeola is talking about Malorie Blackman, his co-creator on new picture book We’re Going to Find the Monster (published by Puffin in September). His editor Joe Marriott approached Adeola about the project in 2018,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-18 23:17:19 UTC ]
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Malorie Blackman | 'I can only hope that my books encourage further debate and discussion'

This August, former Waterstones children's laureate Malorie Blackman will release the conclusion to her Noughts & Crosses series, Endgame (Penguin Random House Children’s UK). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-29 00:40:24 UTC ]
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“Silence Became My Mother Tongue”: A Conversation with Sulaiman Addonia, by Anderson Tepper

Interviews Photo of Sulaiman Addonia by Alexander Meeus. For me, one of the most astounding books of this past year—which may have slipped your attention due to the pandemic—was Silence Is My Mother Tongue, the second novel by Ethiopian Eritrean... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2021-05-18 13:43:22 UTC ]
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In her novel ‘When the Stars Go Dark,’ Paula McLain draws on abuse cases, including her own

Polly Klaas and other victims add real-world terror to McLain’s new suspense novel. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Chrissy Teigen leaves Twitter, citing abuse and hate on the platform

TV personality, cookbook author and former model posted final tweets to 13.7m followers before shutting down account Chrissy Teigen said goodbye to her 13.7 million Twitter followers on Wednesday night in a series of posts acknowledging the abuse and hatred on the platform.“Hey. For over 10... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-25 12:40:11 UTC ]
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In ‘Shaking the Gates of Hell,’ a preacher’s son examines his church’s culture of silence on civil rights

Pulitzer Prize winner John Archibald reexamines his father’s legacy in this fascinating blend of family memoir and moral reckoning. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-13 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher pulls six Dr. Seuss books over racist portrayals

Dr. Seuss Enterprise, which oversees the author and illustrator’s legacy, has announced that it would no longer be selling “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street” and “If I Ran the Zoo” because of racist and insensitive imagery. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2021-03-02 17:26:31 UTC ]
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6 Dr. Seuss Books to Cease Publication for Racist Images

Dr. Seuss Enterprises has announced that it will cease publication of six of the author's books due to their racist depictions. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-03-02 14:09:13 UTC ]
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6 Dr. Seuss books will no longer be published due to racist imagery

Six Dr. Seuss books — including And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street and If I Ran the Zoo — will stop being published because of racist and insensitive imagery, the business that preserves and protects the author's legacy said Tuesday. ... Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2021-03-02 12:29:16 UTC ]
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Dr. Seuss Enterprises will stop publishing these 6 books due to racist imagery

‘Ceasing sales of these books is only part of our commitment and our broader plan to ensure Dr. Seuss Enterprises’ catalog represents and supports all communities and families.’ Six Dr. Seuss books are being pulled from publication, the organization who manages the late author’s legacy accounted... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2021-03-02 08:06:15 UTC ]
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The time is right to cancel Dr. Seuss’s racist books

Anyone shocked by the cancellation of six Dr. Seuss books hasn’t been paying attention. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-02 06:26:28 UTC ]
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The French #MeToo Memoir That Ensnares the Abuser in His Own Trap

Vanessa Springora’s memoir, Consent, electrified the French literary world. American readers will find it exhilarating. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2021-02-15 10:50:00 UTC ]
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Blackman and Adeola collaborate on 'timeless' picture book

Malorie Blackman, author of the bestselling Noughts & Crosses series, and Dapo Adeola, illustrator of the Waterstones Book Prize winning picture book Look Up!, are collaborating on a picture book: We’re Going to Find the Monster.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-25 23:42:24 UTC ]
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Blackman to conclude Noughts & Crosses journey with Endgame next summer

Malorie Blackman is completing her Noughts & Crosses YA series with the sixth and final novel, Endgame, publishing with Penguin Random House Children’s UK in summer 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-02 18:32:59 UTC ]
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Hamish Hamilton to publish sequel to Barker's The Silence of the Girls

Hamish Hamilton has acquired Pat Barker's The Women of Troy, the "eagerly awaited" sequel to The Silence of the Girls (Penguin, 2019).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-16 04:29:31 UTC ]
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