Not only do we have Goosebumps to look forward to, TheWrap reports that 20th Century Fox and Chernin Entertainment are working on a new R.L. Stine adaptation. They’ll be adapting the Fear Street series, the older sibling of Goosebumps.
There are startlingly few literary landmarks for writers of color. Literary landmarks — those plaques and preserved homes and libraries — are there to acknowledge and celebrate our literary heritage. Too often, writers of color have been left out of the conversation.
On Wednesday, Celeste Ng, author of Everything I Never Told You, which won Amazon’s book of the year award, simply tweeted a request to teachers not to assign emails to authors. In a series of explanatory tweets to angry users, who tweeted to chide her for being “selfish” and tell her that students should stop reading her book, Ng patiently explained that a teacher required students to obtain a quote from her in order to receive full credit.