#Literary Activism

Celebrate #FillEveryShelf And Help Pack Classroom Libraries

Set your alarm for tomorrow at 7 a.m. EDT and help pack classrooms across the U.S. with books with the DonorsChoose #FillEveryShelf campaign.

The Ever-Growing Challenges of Getting Books Into Prisons

The pandemic has made an difficult process even harder. As new challenges arise, organizations are fighting for prisoners’ access to books.

Literary Activism: How To Help Texas’s Recovery

A call to literary activism; where and how to help Texas's recovery from Winter Storm Uri and the climate crisis which followed.

7 More Reading Challenges to Diversify Your Reading in 2021

Here are a few more 2021 reading challenges that will diversify your shelf and bring lots of nerdy fun to your reading life.

Sex Workers’ Voices: 10 Books About Sex Work by Sex Workers

The best way to start the conversation around sex work is to listen to actual sex workers. Learn more on the topic with these books, including Whip Smart: The True Story of a Secret Life by Melissa Febos.

18 Literacy Charities To Donate To This Year

Donating for the holidays or for the CARES Act tax deduction? These literacy charities are doing great work locally and on larger scales.

#45Lies Campaign Challenges Misinformation

Authors and lyricists have joined forces to launch the #45lies campaign, creating 45 second videos to fact-check falsehoods spread by Donald Trump.

Bookshops Battle Bigotry with Bravery and Grace

How bookshops are fighting against bigotry with bravery, grace, dignity—and even a little snark.

8 Science Fiction Novels by Authors of Color for the End Times

Are these the end times? Who knows! Settle into this current quasi-dystopian reality with recent books by American writers of color.

How the Black Lives Matter Protests Impacted Book Media

What impact have Black Lives Matter movements in 2020 and prior had on book media?