Oh, let’s just get the ugly news out of the way first. It was comments by Lionel Shriver (The Mandibles: A Family, 2029-2047; Harper) that led Yassmin Abdel Magied to walk out of Shriver’s speech at the Brisbane Writers Conference. Shriver, like Rosoff and so many writers feel that the latest calls for diversity is… Read More Newsy

Winners All

A couple of days ago, I posted about a couple of recent awards given by the ALA. We’re at that time of the year where movie awards, book awards, acting awards and other accolades are being made. (I’m sure the educator and librarian awards will receive just as much notoriety and compensation.) These awards provide… Read More Winners All