Just yesterday, the New Yorker released the longlist for Young People’s Literature for the 2020 National Book Awards. Check out the full list of nominees below!
Today, the Rona Jaffe Foundation has announced the six recipients of their 2020 Writers’ Awards. The Writers’ Awards were created to distinguish and support emerging and promising women writers in the early stages of their writing careers.
JK Rowling voiced her very strong opinions about the transgender community back in June, and received a lot of backlash.
Author of the A Song of Ice and Fire book series George R.R Martin recently hosted this year’s Hugo Awards, and some of the statements he made during the show have caused controversy. Among this years Hugo winners were H.P Lovecraft and John W. Campbell, the former who was a known white supremacist and the latter who was a vocal proponent of slavery, both of whom were awarded Retro Hugos for their respective contributions to the science fiction genre, and outside of simply bestowing upon them the awards, Martin spoke of Campbell’s work specifically, which troubled many, largely because of the …