Posts Tagged: Diversity in Fiction

Links: Saturday, February 14th

Links: Saturday, February 14th

February 14, 2015 Links 6

Today’s Links: Perceptions of Diversity in Book Reviews, Part 1: "Scarcely Plausible" – Malinda Lo has put together a fabulous series looking at how reviewers talk about diverse themes in their reviews of YA lit. Not all reviews discuss diversity… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, February 10th

Links: Tuesday, February 10th

February 10, 2015 Links 3

Today’s Links: Home Is a Complicated Place – YA author Renée Watson talks about growing up in Oregon as a black girl and watching gentrification change her community. For Maya Younger, the main character in This Side of Home, home… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, February 3rd

Links: Tuesday, February 3rd

February 3, 2015 Links 1

Today’s Links: You Talking To Me, Sonali? (an authenticity in diversity a-ha moment) – This short post from Sonali Dev is a clever observation of the details that make an author’s voice authentic. The point here is that despite the… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, January 27th

Links: Tuesday, January 27th

January 27, 2015 Links 1

Today’s Links: Ankara Press – A couple people tweeted a link to this new romance imprint of a Nigerian publishing house. From the excerpts it seems like the books have an almost chick lit sort of vibe. Anyone looking for… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, January 22nd

Links: Thursday, January 22nd

January 22, 2015 Links 8

Today’s Links: TBR Challenge Read: The Burnt Toast B&B by Heidi Belleau and Rachel Haimowitz – Jessica reviewed a m/m romance with a trans hero in it over at Read React Review. I was asking on Twitter a couple of… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, January 17th

Links: Saturday, January 17th

January 17, 2015 Links 0

Today’s Links: Queers Destroy Science Fiction! – This Kickstarter for an edition of LIGHTSPEED magazine written and edited by people who are LGBT looks interesting. “Why was this character gay? It didn’t add anything to the story.” “It was distracting… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, January 13th

Links: Tuesday, January 13th

January 13, 2015 Links 4

Today’s Links: Three Funerals That Shaped My Life – Jason Reynolds has a YA novel about a 17-year-old boy who works in a funeral home in Brooklyn and talks about funerals on Diversity in YA. You know what sucks? Death…. Read more »

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Links: Thursday, January 8th

Links: Thursday, January 8th

January 8, 2015 Links 2

Today’s Links: Why You Aren’t an LGBTQ Ally – Author Sasha L. Miller gives the eye to bloggers and publishers who claim the mantle of LGBTQ when they really just mean m/m. I swear, it’s not a week anymore if… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, January 6th

Links: Tuesday, January 6th

January 6, 2015 Links 2

Today’s Links: Romance and Feminism – A post from romance author Emma Barry about how the genre of romance isn’t feminist itself, but reading it and discussing it can be a feminist act. What I’m saying is that romance makes… Read more »

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