Great Gatsby Entering Public Domain

Great Gatsby Entering Public Domain

Book Culture

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel The Great Gatsby will be joining other works like Little Women, Pride and Prejudice, and Great Expectations, as it enters the public domain in January 2021. Though the work was published more than 75 years ago, which is how long most copyright extends, it is only now becoming free to use due to an extension placed on the original copyright by the 1998 Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act. So what does this mean? Well entering the public domain means the work, its characters, the story, and everything in between is up to interpretation, adaptation, …

10 Fitzgerald Facts on His 124th Birthday

10 Fitzgerald Facts on His 124th Birthday

In honor of the author of four phenomenal novels, one unfinished gem of a novel, and over 150 short stories, we celebrate F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Birthday with ten facts about him. Read to learn more about one of history’s greatest writers!