Friday, November 03, 2017

The Roundup with PW inckluding The Paperbag Princess to be a movie

Sotomayor to Publish Three Kids' Books: The Supreme Court Justice is working on three books for young people, Penguin Young Readers told the Associated Press on Thursday.

'The Paper Bag Princess' to Be Filmed: Elizabeth Banks and Margot Robbie team up to adapt the feminist 1980 children's book that upended fairytale princess stereotypes.

Seeking a Voice, via a Bilingual MFA: A peek inside the only bilingual M.F.A. creative writing program in the U.S., at the University of Texas at El Paso.

Ta-Nehisi Coates's Civil War Syllabus: The author lays out five books to "make you less stupid about the Civil War" following White House Chief of Staff John Kelly's latest gaffe.

How Long Is Writing Supposed to Take?: Some books take years to write, others months. Can we learn to accept the inefficiency and unpredictability of writing?

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