A first-time novelist, Christina Dalcher is also a writer of flash fiction (short, short stories) and previously taught undergraduate and post-graduate courses in linguistics, phonetics and phonology as well as writing and rhetoric.Continue Reading
We Need Diverse Books was founded in 2014 to advocate for greater representation in children’s literature.Continue Reading
The original Tattered Cover location was opened in 1971 in Denver’s Cherry Creek district. The business would undergo numerous expansions and moves over the next few decades as it grew into one of the city’s – and book world’s – most beloved institutions.Continue Reading
Point of View: Dominique Raccah, Founder & CEO of Sourcebooks
Steve Potash speaks with Sourcebooks Founder and CEO Dominique Raccah. Sourcebooks is the world’s largest independent, female-owned publishing company.
In the last two years, audiobook usage through libraries has increased 46 percent, with an average of 220,000 audiobooks checked out daily so far in 2018.Continue Reading
For half of our population, their literacy skills are so low they’re unable to read prescription drug labels, and 20 percent of Americans read below the level needed to earn a living wage.Continue Reading
A professor at the University of Liverpool who specializes in Victorian literature, Dr. Josie Billington also serves as the deputy director of the Centre for Research into Reading, Literature and Society.Continue Reading