#Literary Activism

Join the Romance for Reproductive Justice Auction This Weekend

Romance authors, bookstores, agents, and editors are joining forces in an auction to raise money for reproductive justice.

You Need To Talk About The Sex Parts in Banned Books: Book Censorship News, May 20, 2022

This week's book censorship news from across the US, as well as why it's vital to talk about sex and gender in banned books.

BookLooks, Framed As “Objective” Book Rating Resource, a Moms For Liberty Joint

Here's what triggers a formal book challenge from Moms For Liberty, as well as their "objective" database of reviewed books.

National Parks: The Past, Present, and Future — and Books to Read About Them

In preparation for National Park Week, pick up some of these books about the ongoing legacy of America’s National Parks, including The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America’s National Parks by Terry Tempest Williams.

Book Riot Will Match Your Donation to UNICEF for Aid to Ukraine

From April 4-6, Book Riot will match donations to UNICEF to assist in their efforts on the ground in Ukraine. Join us in donating!

Assistant Principal Fired After Reading Kids a Silly Book

A Mississippi assistant principal was fired for reading a silly book to second graders.

Why Didn’t The New York State Education Department Defend Its State Librarian?: This Week’s Book Censorship News, March 11, 2022

This week's book censorship news includes challenges in Maryland, New Jersey, Florida, and several other states.

Students Called Radicals by Superintendent Fundraise for Freedom to Read

Students speaking out against book bans in Granbury, Texas were called "radicals" and "gaslighters" by the superintendent.

Mayor Withholds Library Funds Because of Queer Materials; You Can Help Raise It

Support the small Mississippi public library in their fight to keep LGBTQ+ materials on shelves by donating funds the mayor is withholding.

Little Free Library’s Action Book Club has an Environmental Theme in 2022

They are also hosting a giveaway to win a selection of Action Book Club titles or an eco-friendly Little Free Library made of recycled jugs.