Happy Friday, writers! We hope everyone has had a wonderful week and enjoyed some delicious Thanksgiving treats last weekend.
There have been some great articles published this week as well as a bit of publishing news; let’s dive in!
Melinda French Gates has launched a nonfiction imprint.
Publisher Blushing Books has come under fire for royalty and copyright issues.
StoryOrigin has added a new beta reader feedback feature! (Tune into the next episode of the Kobo Writing Life Podcast to learn more about StoryOrigin).
Author Gary Paulsen passed away last week at 82.
Sally Rooney has turned down an Israeli translation of her latest novel on political grounds.
The finalists for the Governor General Literary Awards have been announced.
Clark Kent and Lois Lane’s son comes out as bisexual in the latest issue of Superman: Son of Kal-El.
Huge news for comic book fans: Saga is coming back this January!
While orbiting Earth in the International Space Station, Chris Hadfield did what anyone would do in those circumstances: he wrote a book.
Akwaeke Emezi is trying their hand at romance, with thei first romance novel set to come next spring.
Keke Palmer and Jasmine Guillory have collaborated on a short story collection.
Supernatural’s Misha Collins has released a book of poetry.
A lot of authors don’t read their bad reviews for a variety of reasons.
Book Riot has created a list of the most influential Sci-Fi books of all time – I would love to know if the Sci-Fi fans among us agree!
As someone who has also been chasing the high of the Scholastic Book Fair since middle school, this essay on its return after the pandemic was an interesting read.
If you’re a little nosey like I am, this feature on the houses of famous authors is right up your alley.
I am a huge Babysitter’s Club fan and I will never not share an essay on this magnificent series.
Finally, I loved this editorial on the importance of taking children’s literature seriously.
Have a great weekend!