• Book Beat: The Secret Letters of Harper Lee

    Book Beat: The Secret Letters of Harper Lee0

    • October 26, 2017

    Hello, fellow literature lovers, this is Christa! Welcome to another installment of Book Beat: your source for what’s happening in the bookish world. Intimate Correspondences I want to start this week with something that makes me smile – the new unseen Harper Lee letters. These thirty-eight letters, which she wrote between 2005 and 2009 to

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  • Book Beat: 2017 Man Booker Prize and More Genius Grant Winners

    Book Beat: 2017 Man Booker Prize and More Genius Grant Winners0

    • October 19, 2017

    Hi all, Stephanie here! This week’s Book Beat may seem to be all over the place, but there are two themes that a lot of this news shares: diversity and change. I’m a pretty outspoken supporter for diversity, but I’m less enthused about change in general. I’ve especially been trying to embrace change in my

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  • Book Beat: Genius Grants and the Accidental Belle Sauvage

    Book Beat: Genius Grants and the Accidental Belle Sauvage0

    • October 12, 2017

    Welcome, fellow readers! This is Paige, one of the junior book section editors here at WWAC. I’ll be filling in on Book Beat this week, so forgive me in advance for any shortcomings in my reporting. The book world moves a mile a minute, yet our Book Beat writers always capture the most exciting industry

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  • Book Beat: Kazuo Ishiguro Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

    Book Beat: Kazuo Ishiguro Wins Nobel Prize in Literature0

    • October 5, 2017

    Hello all, Stephanie here! There’s been a lot going on in the book world lately, from more award announcements to surprising industry collaborations. So, let’s get right to it with this week’s Book Beat! Double Book Birthdays for Nnedi Okorafor Fans of Dr. Nnedi Okorafor have a lot to celebrate right now. Her latest novel Akata Warrior, the

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  • Book Beat: Alias Grace Fairies and Banned Books Week

    Book Beat: Alias Grace Fairies and Banned Books Week0

    • September 28, 2017

    Hi book lovers! Ashley here again! The most exciting thing I read this week were the corporate policies I have to edit at my new internship, sigh. It’s during the fall that I curse myself for not taking advantage of leisurely reading in the summer. For example, this weekend I missed my local Word on

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  • Book Beat: Bisexual Visibility and Awards Season

    Book Beat: Bisexual Visibility and Awards Season1

    • September 21, 2017

    Hi book lovers! Ashley here! I’ve been so stressed lately with the start of a new school semester and my new job placement, so I took a few weeks off from Book Beat. You can understand, right? I’m going to try to keep up with my normal reading and writing schedule, but it seems like

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