- The Texas literary festival/Ellen Hopkins un-invitation gets a mention in TIME
- The NYT has ten ways you can celebrate Banned Books Week.
- Hannah Ehrlich suggests the true spirit of the week is to celebrate the books that aren't our favorites.
- Author Richelle Mead claims the dubious distinction of being the first author to ever have an unwritten book banned.
- Author Saundra Mitchell writes a compelling guest post at Mundie Moms about the banned books that gave her hope during a childhood in government housing.
- Author Jennifer Hubbard on the silent censorship that affects librarians and writers.
- Briana Bruce and Lisa Gibson review Speak
- Abby Stevens #speak[s]loudly
- Crystal at Life, Love, and Literature has an entire week's worth of posts
- Tahleen has a giveaway
- Author Laura Resau gives a tour of her writing trailer
- Kerrie Flanagan at WOW: Women on Writing applies Feng Shui to your space
"I like it best when the person who made a piece of art poured their passion into it so fully that I connect with their fire when I open myself to the work, when it becomes about what they believe, not what I believe. It doesn't agree with me – it overpowers me. And this – this is the kind of book I want to write, over and over again."- Elisabeth Black
"He is gentle; she is abrupt. He is careful. She takes off her shoes. Am I staring? Am I lost? Tell me what you saw today, one thing."
- Betsy Lerner
I wish we would stop masking the problem with "there are not enough boy books!" and instead go, "Damn, our culture is sexist, maybe we should fix that."
- Whitewashing: It's not just for book covers! Controversy already stirring about the casting of Katniss.