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Field Trip Friday: April 3, 2015


THIS WEEK IN WRITING

Debut author Alison Stine discusses childhood loneliness, being deaf, and diversity in young adult literature.

John Scalzi offers his wisdom on writing and financial planning.

Autism on the Page: The folks over at Disability in Kidlit will be discussing the representation of autism in literature all month long.

Saeed Jones discusses becoming Buzzfeed's new Literary Editor as well as the launch of Buzzfeed's Emerging Writers Fellowship.

Hey! A new episode of the First Draft Podcast is up featuring author Amy Tintera.

THIS WEEK IN READING

Here are your 2015 National Book Award judges.

Barnes and Noble has a fabulous feminist reading list for the young reader.

Stacked's fabulous About The Girls feature included editor Jordan Brown's insightful guest post on curiosity, gender, and reading.

When you're done reading all the About the Girls posts, be sure to join author Courtney Summers's To The Girls campaign.

THIS WEEK IN PUBLISHING

Many rumors swirling this week around the state of negotiations between HarperCollins and Amazon.

The Bologna Children's Book Fair may be over, but here are some highlights.

A television show based on Cassandra Clare's The Mortal Instruments series has been picked up by ABC Family.

Stephenie Meyer announces the six female directors selected to work on the upcoming Twilight mini-movies.

Have we not learned from The Cat in the Hat? Winnie the Pooh to become a live action film. 


THIS WEEK IN OTHER STUFF

What "I'm not a feminist" can really mean.

Our hearts go out to the victims of the horrific attack on Garissa University.

A look at adolescence and end-of-life care.

Terrifying. An Indiana woman receives a 20-year prison sentence for suffering a miscarriage.

Melissa McEwan discusses Indiana's RFRA law, boycotts, and what support those affected by this bigoted law really need.

THIS WEEK IN THE RANDOM

Angora show bunnies!

Beautiful photographs of a boy and his bird.


Have a great weekend!

Stephanie Kuehn

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

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