2019 Longlist for US National Book Award for Poetry


The link below is to an article reporting on the longlist for the 2019 US National Book Award for Poetry.

For more visit:
https://www.barnesandnoble.com/blog/announcing-the-longlist-for-the-2019-national-book-award-for-poetry/

2019 Longlist for US National Book Award for NonFiction


The link below is to an article reporting on the longlist for the 2019 US National Book Award for Nonfiction.

For more visit:
https://www.barnesandnoble.com/blog/announcing-the-longlist-for-the-2019-national-book-award-for-nonfiction/

Not My Review: The Unauthorised Biography of Ezra Maas by Daniel James


The link below is to a book review of ‘The Unauthorised Biography of Ezra Maas,’ by Daniel James.

For more visit:
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/sep/16/not-the-booker-the-unauthorised-biography-of-ezra-maas-by-daniel-james-review-agonisingly-meta

The Far Side Online


The link below is to an article reporting on ‘The Far Side’ and its new online era. The Far Side by Gary Larson is one of my (if not my favorite) favorite comics. Great news!

For more visit:
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/sep/16/the-far-side-trails-new-online-era-for-gary-larsons-beloved-cartoons

2019 Winner of the Klaus Flugge Prize


The link below is to an article reporting on the winner of the 2019 Klaus Flugge Prize for the most promising newcomer to children’s picture book illustration, Jessica Love, for ‘Julian is a Mermaid.’

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/09/12/139109/love-wins-2019-klaus-flugge-prize/

In the UK, Jessica Love has won the £5000 (A$8990) Klaus Flugge Prize for most promising newcomer to children’s picture book illustration for Julian is a Mermaid