- Out of Mesopotamia
Abdoh (Tehran at Twilight) delivers a superb pressure cooker of a novel centered on Saleh, a middle-aged Iranian journalist with one bum eye who splits his time between Tehran and covering the war on ISIS.
- The Best Seat in the House: PW Talks with Michael Riedel
But I did not want to write a memoir or just rely on stories I had written.
- Children’s Booksellers Plan for an Uncertain Fall
“When people call or text or e-mail we take pictures of book covers.
- Children’s Writers Who Wear Multiple Hats
“The pages are covered with arrows remixing the sentences, doodles, self-recriminating poems, and logistical notes about the plot.
- Children's Institute Goes Online with Anti-Racism Out Front
“There’s a black girl on the cover,” she said.
- Book Deals: Week of July 13, 2020
Kendall added that Nick is, in many ways, “the story of all of us, waylaid and in search of love and meaning.”Dixon Takes ‘The Other Side’ to HMHRecord producer Drew Dixon sold The Other Side to Rakia Clark at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
- How Telling Stories Together Can Help a Book Soar
And then there was Chelsea, the artist who so beautifully illustrated my main character’s silhouette on the book cover.
- Star Crossed: The Story of Astronaut Lisa Nowak
Investigative reporter Moore, who covered the criminal case of Lisa Nowak for Florida Today, explains in her gripping debut how Nowak, a decorated astronaut and mother of three, could risk everything for love.
- How #PublishingPaidMe Exposed Racial Inequities
And intentionally or not, they cover up systemic racism that makes it harder for Black authors to overcome the same hurdles that white authors face.
- The Martyrdom of Collins Catch the Bear
Trial lawyer Spence (Police State: How America’s Cops Get Away with Murder) unveils in this sad, sobering account the horrific and heartbreaking story of Collins Catch the Bear, a Lakota Sioux who became Spence’s client after he was charged with the fatal shooting of a white man in 1982
- Vagina Problems: Endometriosis, Painful Sex, and Other Taboo Topics
Parker writes descriptively, “a penis attempting to go inside my vagina feels as if I am being ripped open with a giant chainsaw covered in acid.”
- Writers to Watch Fall 2020
Describing the first stories he wrote, he says, “I would read a Wonder Woman comic, and write a story where I’m the only boy allowed on Paradise Island.”
- New and Forthcoming Kids' and YA Books by Black Creators
See our cover reveal here.I Got the School Spiritby Connie Schofield-Morrison, illus. by Frank Morrison (Bloomsbury, July 7, $17.99, 9781547602612, ages 3–6)The vivacious African American protagonist from I Got the Rhythm and I Got the Christmas Spirit returns in this ebullient follow-u
- Dana Canedy Named Publisher at S&S
She will report to Karp.Prior to joining the Pulitzers, Canedy worked at the New York Times, covering, S&S said, a broad range of topics, including business and finance, race and class, terrorism, politics, law enforcement, and crime.
- Kamala Harris: Rooted in Justice
Notably, Grimes covers Harris’s presidential run and withdrawal, leaving young readers with an uplifting message of perseverance and agency: “Kamala Harris is still writing/ her American story.// And so are you.”