Would you like a roundup of news and happenings in the publishing world? Click on through!
- In case you need to add to your TBR list, here are 7 fantastic comics starring women of color!
- If you happen to find yourself without a book and awaiting a train in Grenoble, France, you can now print out a free (!!!) short story to tide you over!
- The Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society has honored Timescape author Gregory Benford with the 2016 Forrest J. Ackerman Award.
- Happy birthday, Book Riot! The book site turned five years old yesterday, and celebrated with a roundup of their ten most popular posts so far. Go check them out!
- Check out the cover reveal of Chris Sharp’s Cold Counsel:
- The Swedish Fantastiknovelltävlingen (“The Fantastic Short Story Competion”) has announced this year’s winners! The competition, organized by the country’s oldest writers’ E-mail list, SKRIVA, had a record 125 entries in this, its 17th incarnation.
- The New Yorker ponders Maurice Sendak and R.L. Stine, and asks the question: what makes a children’s book good?
- All the Harry Potter movies are returning for a pre-Fantastic Beasts IMAX-a-ganza!
- Scientist Julien d’Huy has tracked the migration and evolution of myths across continents!