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Field Trip Friday: March 6, 2015


THIS WEEK IN WRITING

Kate Elliott has some thoughtful advice about writing women in fantasy.

Three YA authors discuss their approach to writing about sexual violence and abuse. 

Wonderful post by author Andrew Harwell on gender, shame, and childhood reading choices.

THIS WEEK IN READING

Meg Rosoff's beautiful tribute to author Mal Peet, who passed away this week.

Congratulations to all the finalists for the Lambda Literary awards! 

Here are some libraries to die for. 

Book Riot's got your feminist reads for younger kids! 

Stars! They're just like...oh, I don't know where I'm going with this. But Publishers Weekly is tracking them.

Soho Teen is giving you a chance to win an ARC of MORE HAPPY THAN NOT by Adam Silvera.


THIS WEEK IN PUBLISHING

Agent Janet Reid tackles the question of professional boundaries and personal beliefs and how to navigate both as an author in the public eye.

Seventeen magazine and Harlequin TEEN are teaming up!

School Library Journal reflects on this year's Youth Media Awards.  

Whoo-hoo! Our pal, Veronica Roth, is publishing more books and we are over the moon for her! 

The identity of GuyInYourMFA has been revealed...and to the surprise of no one, she's not a guy. 


THIS WEEK IN OTHER STUFF

Just a really moving piece about prison inmates tasked with writing their own obituaries. Give it a read.

Glad I'm not the only one who regrets the invention of K-Cups....

Gorgeous. The Maya Angelou forever stamp was unveiled. 

Erin Dionne writes about the experience of being in the jury pool for the Boston Marathon bombing trial.

Goodbye Google+...

Tweet vulgarities at his teenage daughter? Curt Schilling will find you.

THIS WEEK IN THE RANDOM

Parents just don't understand! Or do they??? Marilyn Manson's dad emulates his son.

You know, I missed the runaway llama drama last week (and I'm not even going to touch The Dress*), but llamas sure are something.

 

*blue and black
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Stephanie is the William C. Morris award-winning author of Charm & Strange, Complicit, Delicate Monsters, and The Smaller Evil.

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