Amanda Gorman says she wrote "The Hill We Climb" — which she read at President Biden's inauguration — "so that all young people could see themselves in a historical moment." Gorman is seen here in February, at the Grammy Awards.
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Translator Angela Rodel, left, and author Georgi Gospodinov have won the 2023 International Booker Prize for Time Shelter. They are pictured above in London on May 23, 2023.
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A school district's book screening process didn't violate civil rights laws — but it should have done a better job of handling the process, the U.S. Department of Education says.
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Romance writer Kennedy Ryan made history in 2019 as the first Black author to win one of the most prestigious romance fiction prizes — the RITA Award in the Best Contemporary Romance: Long category, for Long Shot.
Penguin Random House, the largest publisher in the U.S., has sued a Florida county school board over its decisions to ban and restrict access to books. Joining the lawsuit are five authors, two parents of students and the advocacy group PEN America.
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Andy Cohen, the face of Bravo, says being a dad is his biggest challenge yet. "Everything has changed. My axis has changed. My priorities have changed. The way I live my life every day has changed," he said.
Samantha Irby's new memoir is Quietly Hostile. Her previous books include Meaty; New Year, Same Trash; We Are Never Meeting in Real Life; and Wow, No Thank You.
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