Stevens‘ boarding school mysteries set for big screen

Robin Stevens’ children’s detective series Murder Most Unladylike has been optioned for television and film by independent production company Pilot Media. Pilot Media optioned the rights from Emily Hayward Whitlock, head of book to film at The Artists’ Partnership, who was acting on behalf of Stevens’ literary agent, Gemma Cooper at The Bent Agency. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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The Independent Book Publishers Association board of directors has elected Patagonia Books director Karla Olson to her second term as board chair. A new slate of directors also has been nominated. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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In ‘All Girls,’ a decades-old sexual assault at a boarding school prompts a vigilante to take action

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Amanda Brainerd on Bowie, Boarding School, and the Discourse Around Consent

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In the darkly comic boarding-school world of ‘Oligarchy,’ being thin is everything

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Issa Rae adapting Tayari Jones’ ‘Silver Sparrow’ for the big screen

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R.L. Stine’s ‘Little Shop of Monsters’ and ‘Rotten School’ headed to the screen

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Picador lands 'magnificent' Wood novel set in Bauhaus art school

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Daring approach pays for Maverick as title moves to the big screen

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