Friday, April 24, 2015

The Roundup with PW

In a new venture targeting girls ages 6-12, DC Comics is teaming with Random House, Mattel and Lego to release a multifaceted line of print and digital content and merchandise based on its female superheroes. more »

Publishers Applaud Removal of Sanctions on Syrian Authors
At the urging of a coalition of publishers, regulations prohibiting American publishers from working with authors in the war-torn region was recently lifted, under a general license. more »

Blume's Star-Studded Book Tour: Judy Blume’s hotly anticipated new novel, 'In the Unlikely Event,' is becoming quite an event of its own.
James's Husband Writing Sequel: E.L. James has enlisted her husband to write the script for the sequel to 'Fifty Shades of Grey,' the first movie based on her trilogy.
Pulitzer Poetry Winner on Sudden Fame: Gregory Pardlo talks to the 'New York Times.'
Norton Anthology Founder Dies: M.H. Abrams, an esteemed critic and teacher who helped shape the modern literary canon as founding editor of the Norton Anthology of English Literature, has died at 102.

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