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The New Yorker’s ‘Broken Windows’ Cover Perfectly Sums Up Trump’s Presidency

by #TeamEBONY   Mar 31, 2017

Donald Trump hasn’t even been in office for three months, but it feels much longer. So far, during his tenure in the White House, the... Read More

Tomi Adeyemi

Tomi Adeyemi’s Debut Novel Heading to the Big Screen in Blockbuster Deal

by Britni Danielle   Mar 30, 2017

Tomi Adeyemi’s novel, Children of Blood and Bone, hasn’t even been released yet and it’s already headed to the big screen, thanks to a blockbuster deal... Read More

Derek Walcott

Nobel Prize Winning Poet Derek Walcott Has Died

by #TeamEBONY   Mar 17, 2017

The literary world has lost one of its lions. Sir Derek Walcott, the Nobel Prize winning poet and playwright has passed away. He was... Read More

One-on-One with ‘The Hate U Give’ Novelist Angie Thomas

One-on-One with ‘The Hate U Give’ Novelist Angie Thomas

by Deesha Philyaw   Mar 14, 2017

The New York Times bestselling author breaks down the creation of her debut and the need for more Young Adult novels. Read More

Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington to Bring Brit Bennett’s Best Selling Book, ‘The Mothers’ to the Screen

by Britni Danielle   Mar 09, 2017

With the success of films like Hidden Figures and Fences, it’s no surprise Hollywood is looking for more books by Black authors to bring to the big screen.... Read More

The No. 1 Young Adult Novel in the U.S. Is Inspired by #BlackLivesMatter

The No. 1 Young Adult Novel in the U.S. Is Inspired by #BlackLivesMatter

by #TeamEBONY   Mar 09, 2017

Over the past few years, it’s been hard to ignore the #BlackLivesMatter movement and the protests that have swept across the country in the... Read More

Simon & Schuster

Racism Is Ok, Pedophilia Isn’t: Simon & Schuster Axes Milo Yiannopoulos’ Book

by #TeamEBONY   Feb 20, 2017

Outspoken Far Right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos is feeling the sting of yet another rebuke today after publishing giant Simon & Schuster canceled the June... Read More

Write the Power: Four Powerful Must-Reads

Write the Power: Four Powerful Must-Reads

by Asha French   Feb 03, 2017

These releases explore popular Black thought in all its complexity. Read More

Literary Agent Breaks Down How to Win in Self-Publishing

Literary Agent Breaks Down How to Win in Self-Publishing

by Dawn Hardy   Jan 18, 2017

The facts don’t lie. Everyone who publishes a successful book doesn’t have a deal with a major publisher.  Over the last two decades self-publishing... Read More

Noir Reads Delivers Books by Black Authors to Your Doorstep

Noir Reads Delivers Books by Black Authors to Your Doorstep

by #teamEBONY   Jan 11, 2017

In an effort to diversify the bookshelves of literature connoisseurs, Derick Brewer and Zellie Imani launched Noir Reads this week. The subscription service delivers... Read More