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Michael Cart Talks about the ALAN Workshop and Other Book News

In this podcast, Infopeople’s book maven Michael Cart talks about the 2014 ALAN Workshop. What’s that? You don’t know what ALAN is? Well, take a listen. 42 more words

Infopeople Podcasts

gratitude for 2014

I’m thankful for this year, despite the storms, the world’s tragedies, the bone-weariness caused by city living.

Let me share some photos I forgot to post here. 138 more words

Philippine Speculative Fiction 9

Congrats are in order

Time has gotten away from me. Well, not all time — the company I work for did a brand re-launch this fall, and I’ve been taking a class (on something other than writing),  so the fall was busy. 276 more words

Diverse Children's Books

Racism with Grace

I had foot surgery a couple weeks ago, and in the percocet-addled aftermath I apparently spent so much time down the rabbit hole of thinking about animals in picture books… 513 more words

Chapter Books

Ain't Jokin (about watermelon, among other things)

At the National Book Awards last month, author and ceremony host Daniel Handler soured the proceedings by making a racist joke at the expense of the author Jacqueline Woodson, whose book… 1,168 more words


Writer's Mail

Writer’s Mail
Tuesdays with Story
December 7, 2014

“The first sentence can’t be written until the final sentence is written.” — Joyce Carol Oates

At Barnes & Noble . 1,271 more words


Ursula K. Le Guin is one badass 85 year old

In case you missed it, Ursula K. Le Guin made literary headlines  with her speech at the 65th annual National Book Awards.

As I spend a good portion of my IRL time actively trying to fight the damage our current capitalist system is doing you can imagine how giddy this quote made me. 203 more words

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