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Monsters, Movies, & Mayhem is a finalist for the Colorado Book Award for Best Anthology!

Last week I found out that Monsters, Movies, & Mayhem is a finalist for the Colorado Book Award for Best Anthology! My story, “Hyde Park,” appears in this anthology alongside 22 other stories celebrating monsters and the movies. Edited by Kevin J. Anderson, KJA, this anthology was put together by a cohort of students in the publishing graduate program at Western Colorado University. If you … Read More Monsters, Movies, & Mayhem is a finalist for the Colorado Book Award for Best Anthology!

Tamora Pierce Coming to Television and Other Bookish News

All the bookish news for November: -Tamora Pierce’s Tortall universe to be adapted for TV. -Halloween may be over, but if you’re still in the mood to be scared, check out this list of books that actually scared horror authors! -Waterstones announces its Book of the Year shortlist. -TODAY names its 12 best books of fall 2019. -Publishers Weekly announced its best books of … Read More Tamora Pierce Coming to Television and Other Bookish News

The Booker Prize Shortlist and Other Bookish News

All the bookish news for September: -This year’s Booker Prize shortlist features Margaret Atwood and Salman Rushdie. Check out all the nominees here. –Buzzfeed published a list of the top 15 books every fantasy fan should read. -Eight new releases in horror this month. -HBO’s adaptation of His Dark Materials gets a release date! November 4th – so close! Click here to watch the star-studded. … Read More The Booker Prize Shortlist and Other Bookish News

Remembering Toni Morrison and Other Bookish News

Missed this series? Don’t worry, I’ve got lots of bookish news to share this week! -Writers and thinkers pay tribute to Toni Morrison. -Read Toni Morrison’s Nobel Prize Acceptance speech here. -The 2019 First Novel Prize Longlist was announced. See the nominees here. –Afrofuturism is taking over sci-fi and I. Am. Here. For. It. -The 2019 Booker Longlist was also announced – see the … Read More Remembering Toni Morrison and Other Bookish News

2019 Locus Award Winners and Other Bookish News

Missed this series? Don’t worry, I’ve got lots of bookish news to share this week! -The 2019 Locus Award Winners have been announced! Click here to see the list. –9 New Books coming out in July. –Elizabeth Acevedo wins the Carnegie Medal, becomes the first writer of color to win the award. Acevedo is Dominican-American and won for her children’s book, The Poet X. -Fresh … Read More 2019 Locus Award Winners and Other Bookish News

The Most Anticipated Books of 2018 and Other Bookish News

Enjoying this new series? I’ll be back next week with the latest rumblings in the literary world! -Loving this roundup of the most anticipated books of the second half of 2018 on The Millions. What are you excited for? -Check out this recent interview with Jeff VanderMeer in The Paris Review. -Like scary stories? Check out this list of frightening books recommended by popular … Read More The Most Anticipated Books of 2018 and Other Bookish News

Stranger Things Adapted For Fiction and Other Bookish News

Enjoying this new series? I’ll be back next week with the latest rumblings in the literary world! * Love the Netflix show Stranger Things? There’s a few books based on the hit show headed your way this fall. Check it out here. * NPR reported that in the last half a decade, the number of U.S. adults who are reading poetry has nearly doubled. … Read More Stranger Things Adapted For Fiction and Other Bookish News

18 Great Dystopian Novels and Other Bookish News

Enjoying this new series? I’ll be back next week with the latest rumblings in the literary world! * Buzzfeed put out a list of 18 great dystopian novels and I have to agree…I’ve read most on the list! * Check out Nylon’s list of the best books of summer 2018 here. * Female authors share the books they read when they’re angry. * For … Read More 18 Great Dystopian Novels and Other Bookish News