Science Fiction Author N.K. Jemisin Makes History at the Hugo Awards with 3rd win in a row for Best Novel

by Michael Schaub via latimes.com The winners of the Hugo Awards, considered some of the most prestigious science fiction and fantasy…
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Kendrick Lamar Wins Pulitzer Prize for Music for His Grammy-Winning Album ‘Damn’

by Lori Lakin Hutcherson (@lakinhutcherson) According to the Los Angeles Times, Compton native and acclaimed hip hop artist Kendrick Lamar…
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Jacqueline Woodson Wins $608,000 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, World’s Largest Children’s Literature Prize

by Lori Lakin Hutcherson (@lakinhutcherson) According to latimes.com, acclaimed author Jacqueline Woodson, who won a National Book Award for “Brown…
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‘Black Panther’ Becomes Top-Grossing Superhero Film of All Time in U.S. with $630.9 Million in Domestic Box Office

by Lori Lakin Hutcherson (@lakinhutcherson) Director/writer Ryan Coogler‘s Black Panther, as of this weekend, has officially become the highest-grossing superhero film…
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Scholars Lorna Goodison, John Keene, Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi and Suzan-Lori Parks to Receive $165,000 Windham-Campbell Prizes From Yale University

via jbhe.com The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University has announced the eight winners of this year’s…
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