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Field Trip Friday: October 9, 2015


The big news this week: Stephanie Meyer releases Life and Death: Twilight Re-imagined for the Twilight 10-year (yes, ten!) anniversary. Edward is now Edythe and Bella is now Beaufort. (And for those of you hoping that this means we're getting Midnight Sun, you can thank EL James, because it will literally never happen.)

THE WEEK IN WRITING

Libba Bray pens Dear Friends; if you've ever wondered what it's like to be a debut author, look no further.

Writing in the Margins, a blog to help underrepresented stories and writers find a voice, just debuted! Check them out!

THE WEEK IN READING

Fat Girl, Pop Culture put together a list of diverse reads by diverse authors, in response to the CBC's diverse heroine's list. Check it out!

THE WEEK IN OTHER STUFF

Beloved contributor of the blog, Kate Hart, spotlights Chickasaw jewelry designer, Kirsten Dorsey!

The Children's Book Council has eight practical steps to make a difference re: diversity.

THE WEEK IN THE RANDOM

The Rock giving a motivational speech to a turtle!

Have a great weekend!

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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