Finally: DC, Marvel announce new line-up with more female characters

Last summer, two-time National Book Award finalist Gene Luen Yang ("American Born Chinese") gave a rousing speech at the Library of Congress, letting his fellow writers know at the National Book Festival kickoff that the comic-book industry needs to do more, and give itself more liberty, to increase character diversity. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

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Francis Ford Coppola hates on Marvel, calling MCU movies ‘despicable’

The Oscar-winning filmmaker did not hold back when asked for his opinion on comic book movies. Here we go again.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-10-21 12:25:56 UTC ]
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Bernardine Evaristo: 'These are unprecedented times for black female writers'

The first black woman to win the Booker prize argues that a revolution is sweeping through British publishing. But can it lead to lasting change?Chidera Eggerue, AKA The Slumflower, is a social media star, south-east London homegirl and feminist. She first came to prominence in 2017 when she... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-19 07:00:24 UTC ]
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Announcing THE BEST ASIAN SHORT STORIES 2019

Get more global with your reading, thanks to the Best Asian Short Stories 2019 collection. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-18 10:35:55 UTC ]
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Bookseller judges announced for Costa Book Awards

Booksellers from WH Smith, Waterstones, Sam Read Books, Libreria and West End Lane Books are to join judging panels for The Costa Book Awards 2019. The booksellers will select shortlists and decide the winners across five categories, in a year which sees the highest number of submissions to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 00:41:12 UTC ]
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Buonaguidi, Cartwright and Angel join FutureBook Live line-up

The next two panels announced at FutureBook Live 2019 will include speakers ranging from PFD boss Caroline Michel, to advertising guru Dave Buonaguidi, and from author Rose Cartwright to rapper Shauna O’Briain, a.k.a. MC Angel.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Quartz Announces Leadership Overhaul | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_162587" align="alignright" width="150"] Zach Seward[/caption] On Monday, Quartz announced multiple transitions in leadership, including co-founder Zach Seward's promotion from chief product officer and executive editor to CEO. Former co-CEO and publisher Jay Lauf will... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-10-10 18:28:48 UTC ]
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Revelo Persona! Which Harry Potter Character Are You Based on Your Enneagram Type?

Revelo persona! Find out which of nine awesome and magical Harry Potter characters you are with this Harry Potter Enneagram quiz. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-10-09 10:34:01 UTC ]
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2019 NBA Finalists Announced

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Amazon announces its first-ever Kindle for kids

If you want to get your kids to read more instead of watching TV, Amazon hasn't forgotten about you or your kid. Alongside the Fire HD 10 Kids Edition tablet the company announced today, Amazon took the wraps off the Kindle Kids Edition, its first-ev... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-10-07 16:02:00 UTC ]
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Linnea Hartsuyker on Finding Her Characters in Old Norse Folklore

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[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-04 08:47:45 UTC ]
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On Body Horror and the Female Body

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Poisoned Pen Launches Horror Classics Line

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Vice Media to acquire Refinery29 in drive for female audiences

Vice Media Inc., the youth-oriented media company, agreed to acquire the online publisher Refinery29, seeking to reignite growth by reaching a young female audience. The deal marks the biggest move yet by Vice Chief Executive Officer Nancy Dubuc, who has been trying to revive the once... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Southern California Independent Booksellers Association members unanimously voted to dissolve the bookselling organization at the nonprofit's Fall Trade Show, and are now hoping to unite California booksellers as a single organization. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In Art and Words, a Book Lover Honors the Characters He Can’t Forget

Alberto Manguel sketches 10 classic figures from fiction, including Dracula, Captain Nemo and Long John Silver. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-09-27 09:00:13 UTC ]
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First Lines: September 2019

This month, we’ve got sex-crazed plants, island secrets, and fairy tales. To submit a first line, email [email protected] Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The 2019 Magazine of the Year Finalists Announced

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[ Folio Magazine | 2019-09-26 15:22:57 UTC ]
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David Mitchell just announced his first novel in five years.

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David Mitchell announces Utopia Avenue, his first novel in five years

Due out next summer, the novel will explore the power of music, following the career of the eponymous psychedelic bandCloud Atlas author David Mitchell is to tackle the story of “the strangest British band you’ve never heard of” in his first novel for five years, Utopia Avenue.Announcing the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-09-26 10:42:58 UTC ]
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Super Thursday release for final volume of Moore's Thatcher biography

The third and final volume of Charles Moore’s epic Margaret Thatcher biography will be released on Super Thursday, Allen Lane has announced. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-25 10:44:22 UTC ]
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