Who's Who author collage round six

Who’s Who at Book Riot Live: Round Seven

The hits keep coming! We’ve got a bunch of performers joining our ranks for the Bookish Broadway sing-along, and some more publishing industry experts to drop their knowledge upon us. George Salazar talked with Theatre Nerds about getting his start in drama (instead of med school) and what it’s like to be in Jonathan Larson’s […]

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Who’s Who at Book Riot Live: Round Six

Our newest speakers are hella woke. Chris Edwards explains that by inquiring about a transgender person’s surgical plans or history “you are implying that the person is not the gender they feel they are unless they alter their genitals.” Chris generously (and candidly) shares his experience, so nobody ever has an excuse to talk inappropriately about a […]

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collage of Sarah Andersen, Zoraida Cordova, Emily Jacobson, Nick Higgins, and Ryan Chapman

Who’s Who at Book Riot Live: Round Five

Our newest speakers are pretty cool, y’all. Cartoonist Sarah C. Andersen gives webcomic advice but also we’re just delighted to see her share  her favorite of her comics over on Things In Squares. Author Zoraida Córdova tells the Latin Post that she’s “more interested in creating a Latin protagonist who struggles with adolescence, as opposed to a Latin […]

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Sarah’s Going to Be Scribbling at BRL!

Deep breath… Sarah Andersen has been added to the list of Book Riot Live speakers! This is not a drill. If you followed Rioter Swapna’s advice and took Adulthood Is a Myth to the beach with you this summer, you know how excited we all are over here. If you didn’t, check out Swapna’s post on […]

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Mara Wilson and her book cover for Where Am I Now?

Why You Should Be Reading Mara Wilson

Mara Wilson will be speaking at Book Riot Live 2016, November 12 and 13 in New York City. This post originally ran on BookRiot.com, by Angel Cruz. Hey kids, remember the feeling you got when you cleaned your room without being asked and no one noticed? That's what adulthood's like. — Mara Wilson (@MaraWilson) May 19, […]

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Diane McMartin

The Book Riot Live Interview: Diane McMartin

Diane McMartin is the author of This Calls For a Drink, and the presenter of our Friday evening Books & Booze pairing (tickets available!).  Q: Are you a plotter or a pantser? Option A: Plotter. I plan EVERYTHING OUT before I ever start writing. Q: Got a favorite superhero? Jessica Jones. Q: What’s one thing you want […]

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Charlie Jane Anders, credit Tristan Crane

The Book Riot Live Interview: Charlie Jane Anders

Charlie Jane Anders is the author of All the Birds in the Sky. Find out more about her here!  Q: Are you a plotter or a pantser? Option B: Pantser. I just start writing and see where the story takes me. Q: Got a favorite superhero? Wonder Woman Q: What’s one thing you want people to know about […]

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Nisi Shawl, photo credit Caren Ann Corley

The Book Riot Live Interview: Nisi Shawl

Nisi Shawl is the author of Everfair. Find out more about her here!  Q: Are you a plotter or a pantser? Option B: Pantser. I just start writing and see where the story takes me. Q: Got a favorite superhero? The rather obscure Isis, from the 1970s DC comic series; also, I really dig Wonder Woman. Q: […]

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Ayize Jama Everett

The Book Riot Live Interview: Ayize Jama-Everett

Ayize Jama-Everett is the author of The Liminal People, The Liminal War, and The Entropy of Bones. Find out more about him here!  Q: Are you a plotter or a pantser? Option B: Pantser. I just start writing and see where the story takes me. Q: Got a favorite superhero? The question. [Editor’s note: Get the Question’s backstory here.] […]

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Alyssa Cole Reading Pathway

Reading Pathways: Alyssa Cole

Alyssa Cole will be speaking at Book Riot Live 2016, November 12 and 13 in New York City. This post originally ran on BookRiot.com, by Trisha Brown. In some ways, this post is a bit of a selfish indulgence. Advising readers on where to start with an author like Alyssa Cole is a little like […]

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