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London Book Fair, Day One

So, my second first time at the London Book Fair started off well, but for a relatively new entrant into the publishing world, it’s still rather daunting. 329 more words

The Movie - #Holy #Smoke - By #Jane #Campion.

When love hits the heart like a bolt from the blue, passion creates a storm of fire, out of control.


Women in Entertainment: Female Best Director Oscar Nominees and Winners, By The Numbers

This post was originally published on January 25, 2018 and is being republished as part of Women in Entertainment Week. It has been updated from the original. 207 more words

By The Numbers

Women in Entertainment: Lina Wertmuller Directing "Seven Beauties," 1975 #ThrowbackThursday

The first woman nominated for the Best Director Oscar was Lina Wertmuller in 1975 for her film “Seven Beauties.” The film follows an Italian man throughout his life, and the title comes from his seven sisters. 29 more words


Engage Teens: Do Something Different for National Poetry Month

It can be difficult to think of new ways to encourage readers to read poetry. Many teachers and librarians have scoured Pinterest and have tried the poem in your pocket and every other possible gimmick. 372 more words

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Lina Wertmüller on What Being the First Female Director Nominated for an Oscar Means to Her

Plenty of ink has been spilled on the fact that, with her Oscar nomination for “Lady Bird,” Greta Gerwig has joined an all-too-exclusive group: the sorority of just five women who have been deemed worthy of a directing nod from the Academy. 1,658 more words