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Field Trip Friday: May 28, 2015


The big news this week! Book Expo America and BookCon started this past Thursday! Not there? Follow the fun using the official #BEA15 and #bookcon hashtags on Twitter!

THIS WEEK IN WRITING

- Agent Jennifer Laughran has some advice she gleaned from a Sondheim documentary for writers!

- MG writer Jennifer Nielsen takes you through part one of her editing process.

- Kelly Anne Fiore talks about what happens when you lose writer spaces and how to rebuild them.

THIS WEEK IN READING

- The NYT released their whitest Summer Reading List to date. No one is pleased. Hop over to Gawker, Bookriot, the LA Times, or Bustle for the great, diverse alternative.


THIS WEEK IN PUBLISHING

- Kelly Link talks about Angela Carter twenty years after her fairy tale collection The Bloody Chamber's initial release.

- Twelfth Planet Press has released their list of short stories for their Best of YA Speculative Fiction of 2015 collection.

THIS WEEK IN OTHER STUFF

- Friend of the blog Kaye is over at The Toast with 'One Year after #YesAllWomen'

THIS WEEK IN THE RANDOM

- The newly discovered (and very terrifying moth) is named after JK Rowling's dementors.
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Somaiya Daud received her BA and MA from a university in DC in English. She is currently working on her PhD. When not writing or studying, she spends too much time on the internet yelling about comics and robots. Her first novel, Mirage, is coming 2017 from Flatiron Books.

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1 comments:

  1. Make sure you check out #YAmatters on twitter for all the news from the Reading Matters conference in Melbourne. It was brilliant, really amazing panels featuring Jaclyn Moriarty, Sara Farizan, Laurie Halse Anderson, Sally Gardner, Erin Gough, Clare Atkins and more and more - all talking about YA lit.

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