Category Archives: Famous Authors

Hands Up For Russian Authors

Hands Up For Russian Authors

Who’s your favourite Russian author? ok class who's up over it russian author who likes Solzhenitsyn and a stop sign gimme gimme gimme how about flooding me another cough yeah who likes Alexander Pushkin the girls bible anybody like Anton Chekhov oh well it's nice to us who vote for Tolstoy and who likes Theodore duster that ski you

Iraq to Syria to Canada: Abu Bakr al Rabeeah & Winnie Yeung on writing about the refugee experience

Iraq to Syria to Canada: Abu Bakr al Rabeeah & Winnie Yeung on writing about the refugee experience

Abu Bakr al Rabeeah is a high school student in Edmonton. He published his first book, Homes, in 2018 with Winnie Yeung. The book is a memoir of al Rabeeah’s experiences as a young boy in Syria in the midst of civil war. He and his family moved to Canada in 2014. In 2019, Homes is one of the five books featured on CBC’s annual “battle of the books” competition… Read Article →

Top 10 TBR: Australian YA | #LoveOzYA

Top 10 TBR: Australian YA | #LoveOzYA

Do you have any YA books you would recommend/like to read that are Australian? Leave a comment down below! Get a free audiobook! Book Depository Affiliate: Find rare, antique, out of print books: – If you use my affiliate link I get a small commission – FIND ME ON LE INTERWEBS: VLOG channel: Instagram: Twitter: Goodreads: Blog: Facebook: Tumblr: Google Plus: hi guys it's Kat and today I'm here to… Read Article →

Penguin Opens Pop Up Book Store Selling Female Only Authors

Penguin Opens Pop Up Book Store Selling Female Only Authors

Penguin has partnered with Waterstones to open a pop-up bookstore selling books written only by female authors in East London. The pop up, which runs to coincide with International Women’s Day, showcases female authors ranging from Jaqueline Wilson to Malala Yousafzai as the brands hope to ‘make it a space where voices can be amplified’. In the video above, creative manager, Zainab Juma at Penguin Random House, said: “Whilst theres… Read Article →

NSTA author Steve Rich discusses incorporating outdoor learning into science classrooms

NSTA author Steve Rich discusses incorporating outdoor learning into science classrooms

In his session from NSTA’s 2014 National Conference on Science Education in Boston, NSTA Press author Steve Rich discussed his books Outdoor Science: A Practical Guide ( and Bringing Outdoor Science In: Thrifty Classroom Lessons ( He presented tried-and-true ideas for finding school yard resources and incorporating outdoor learning into classrooms. rich I'm one of the interstate press all more importantly a science teacher of 20 years who's worked with… Read Article →

Interview with Historical Fiction Author Kate Breslin

Interview with Historical Fiction Author Kate Breslin

For Such a Time by Kate Breslin Bethany House Publishers A Division of Baker Publishing Group I grew up basically in Florida but I've lived all over the place i'm the oldest and I have two brothers i met my husband in the Bahamas and I brought him up to the Pacific Northwest after several years and we made her home up there and I have a son grown son… Read Article →

Aesthetic Doctor Reacts To Celeb Dermal Fillers

Aesthetic Doctor Reacts To Celeb Dermal Fillers

📖 More information: 📖 Today I’m finally answering the calls of the internet and my patients, and passing judgement on the faces of celebrities. No offence intended and I know that my face definitely isn’t perfect – I’m just looking at the work I think they’ve had done! P.S. There is a prize for the 1000th person who suggests we make the pictures bigger in the comments. P.P.S. There is… Read Article →

Writing advice from famous authors

Writing advice from famous authors

Today we look at 5 writers who gave practical, actually helpful writing advice. New house, new background, more cats than ever. Enjoy! FIND ME: Twitter – Instagram – I'm just gonna start it's time for the introduction we're all familiar the introduction I'm not gonna do the introduction hi hello hello that's just a weird way to start a video anyway welcome to Lawrence isn't writing I'm Lawrence I'm in… Read Article →

Opry Legend Little Jimmy Dickens Dies At 94

Opry Legend Little Jimmy Dickens Dies At 94

Grand Ole Opry legend Little Jimmy Dickens passed away Friday afternoon at a Nashville area hospital. He was 94. good evening country music lost a music music legend today the longest-running member the Grand Ole Opry little Jimmy Dickens died this afternoon at a Nashville hospital he was 94 years old he suffered cardiac arrest after having a stroke on Christmas Day Dickens stood on the iconic Opry stage just… Read Article →

What are people saying about Mr. Burns at Playwrights Horizons?

What are people saying about Mr. Burns at Playwrights Horizons?

MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY By Anne Washburn Music by Michael Friedman Directed by Steve Cosson Playwrights Horizons Mainstage Theater August 23–October 6 Tickets and more info: Talk to us about #MrBurnsPlay — Find us on Facebook: facebook.com/playwrightshorizons Follow us on Twitter: @PHNYC that's the craziest place I've ever state of my life so trippy post-apocalyptic kind of s that is one of the best things I've seen probably in… Read Article →

American Authors - A Real Place (Lyrics)

American Authors – A Real Place (Lyrics)

A Real Place by American Authors Album: Seasons Spotify: A Real Place Lyrics: I told you that I’d call I got caught up with some people that never got to know me at all Guess I was wrong Is it all my fault? For thinking that my reason for living was a reason at all Maybe you’re better off Oh, I got something that I need to say out loud,… Read Article →

Paul Auster Interview: How I Became a Writer

Paul Auster Interview: How I Became a Writer

A rare visit at Paul Auster’s brownstone home in Brooklyn. Auster shares the story of how he became a writer and how he works: “A good day’s work is if I have one typed page at the end of the day, two is amazing, three is a miracle.” New York novelist, Paul Auster, tells the story about how striking out on an autograph from the legendary baseball player Willie Mays… Read Article →

Being Black in Canadian Culture

Being Black in Canadian Culture

That’s not me: Black playwrights, authors and academics come together on The Agenda to discuss how they feel film, television and literature portrays their culture. To what extent do black Canadians identify with the U.S. African American narrative?

Fey Mouse | Vintage Australian App Picture Books by Blue Quoll | trailer 1

Fey Mouse | Vintage Australian App Picture Books by Blue Quoll | trailer 1

An Australian vintage gem of children’s book literature. We have initiated a new exciting project where we search around Australia to look for out-of-print vintage gems of Australian children literature and breath new life in them by making them accessible on the iPad and iPhone at an incredible price. We carefully restore the vibrance of colors using digital post-processing and we ask the authors to read their stories for us,… Read Article →