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Field Trip Friday: September 11, 2015


Summer is over!

THE WEEK IN WRITING

Sarah McCarry pens On  Totems - a blog post about single lines containing racial violence and how writers can respond to criticism.

Daniel Kraus reflects on Twilight on its tenth anniversary at Booklist.

THE WEEK IN READING

The story of white poet, Mr. Hudson, evolves as a family protests the use of their family member's name.

Jenny Zhang writes a heart rending piece for BuzzField reflecting on the theft of Chinese voices.

New Zealand bans its first book in twenty two years.



THE WEEK IN PUBLISHING

A literary Koch opens up a publishing house this month.

And a new guild survey shows that most full time and part time writers are living under the Federal Poverty line. 


THE WEEK IN THE RANDOM

The NYPL has released over 20,000 maps for open access this month.

Bones discovered in a South African cave might challenge what we know about human evolution.

And that's it from us this week!
Somaiya Daud

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. That was a powerful essay from Jenny Zhang. Thanks for sharing it.

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