James Patterson Apologizes For Saying Older White Male Writers Face Racism

“I absolutely do not believe that racism is practiced against white writers," the bestselling author said. Continue reading at 'HuffPost'

[ HuffPost | 2022-06-15 06:32:10 UTC ]
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James Patterson apologizes for saying white male authors face ‘racism’

The 75-year-old writer has penned more than 300 titles, sold more than 500m copies and is worth an estimated $800mThe bestselling author James Patterson has apologized for saying white male authors face “another form of racism”.In an interview with the Sunday Times, Patterson said white male... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-06-15 18:35:13 UTC ]
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James Patterson claims White male writers face ‘another form of racism’

“It’s even harder for older writers," Patterson, whose net worth is estimated to be $800 million, told the Sunday Times. "You don’t meet many 52-year-old white males.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-06-14 14:28:52 UTC ]
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James Patterson feels the heat after saying white men face 'another form of racism'

Bestselling author James Patterson is concerned for white male writers, whom he thinks are having difficulty finding work in the entertainment industry. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-06-13 23:49:20 UTC ]
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Critics Blast James Patterson For Saying White Writers Are Struggling To Get Work

The author, who is white, told British newspaper The Times that job difficulties were "another form of racism." Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2022-06-13 08:03:37 UTC ]
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The problematic white, male Southern writer who inspired a diverse generation

Why did Penguin decide to reissue a memoir and a novel by Harry Crews, a dead white Southern writer? His influence — and his truths — run deep. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-03-15 13:00:07 UTC ]
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Was This Decade The Beginning Of The End Of The Great White Male Writer?

In the 2010s, the publishing industry finally wrestled with its problems with diversity. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2019-12-22 13:00:22 UTC ]
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Bill Clinton teams with James Patterson to write White House thriller

The President Is Missing will see the former US leader make his prose fiction debut in collaboration with his golf partner the crime writing mega-sellerIn one of the most unexpected literary collaborations to date, former US president Bill Clinton is to publish a novel with bestselling crime... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Black science fiction writers face 'universal' racism, study finds

Fireside Fiction’s report, #BlackSpecFic, finds less than 2% of SF stories published in 2015 were by black writers The world of speculative fiction publishing is plagued by “structural, institutional, personal, universal” racism, according to a new report that found less than 2% of more than... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK author James Dawson chimes in on debate over 'white faces' in children's books

UK children’s laureate Malorie Blackman faced racist comments after Sky News misquoted her as saying there were 'too many white faces' in children's literature.  Now young adult author James Dawson has stepped into the fray, saying, "Malorie did not say there are too many white faces in... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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James Patterson’s ‘Blowback’ asks, ‘What if we elected a psychopath?’

James Patterson teams up with Brendan DuBois on a thriller that, despite appearances, isn't about Donald Trump. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-09-06 13:22:01 UTC ]
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Steve Price’s article claiming ‘minority’ white male status prompts press council complaints

News Corp columnist framed himself as among a minority of white men who could no longer voice their opinionFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our free news app, morning email briefing or daily news podcastAustralia’s press watchdog has received multiple complaints... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-09-05 09:03:51 UTC ]
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James Patterson Once Spotted A Woman Stealing One Of His Books

The bestselling author told Seth Meyers he almost embraced the woman before witnessing the theft. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2022-06-09 07:30:46 UTC ]
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James Patterson shares his formula for success. It’s pretty simple.

In the memoir “James Patterson by James Patterson,” the best-selling author opens up — kind of — about how he came to be such a force in the literary world. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-06-06 11:00:41 UTC ]
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A Sci-Fi Writer Returns to Earth: ‘The Real Story is the One Facing Us.’

Kim Stanley Robinson, one of the most acclaimed living science fiction writers, is done with deep space narratives. His focus now is on solving real problems — like climate change. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-05-11 09:00:20 UTC ]
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Dolly Parton partners with James Patterson for first novel

Dolly Parton has written her first novel with the help of best-selling author James Patterson. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2022-03-10 00:01:14 UTC ]
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Penguin Business lands diversity guide for 'straight, white male leaders'

Penguin Business has landed a guide to diversity and inclusion aimed at "straight, white male leaders" by Suki Sandhu and Felicity Hassan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-08 16:21:21 UTC ]
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James Patterson and Scholastic are joining forces to mitigate illiteracy.

In rather heartwarming news, bestselling novelist James Patterson is working with Scholastic Book Clubs to tackle literacy inequity. On Monday, Scholastic announced that Patterson had donated $1.5 million to help launch “The United States of Readers,” a classroom initiative created to address... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-28 17:26:56 UTC ]
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James Patterson and Dolly Parton team up to write novel

Author James Patterson and singer Dolly Parton have teamed up to write a novel about a young woman who comes to Nashville to pursue her music-making dreams.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-11 08:44:53 UTC ]
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Bill Clinton and James Patterson are back in action — and still ridiculous

“The President’s Daughter” is the follow-up to the duo’s 2018 bestseller “The President Is Missing.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-07 11:00:00 UTC ]
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