July 07, 2021

Get Ready for a PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Dating Show

Streaming platform Peacock announced a reality dating series inspired by Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Variety reported that “Pride and Prejudice: An Experiment in Romance” will transport its heroine, court, and suitors to a castle in the countryside in a Regency-style England. According to Peacock’s Twitter announcement, the “as-yet-unknown heroine” will choose her suitor with the help of her court. Find more news and stories of interest from the book world in Breaking in Books. Also In This Story Stream Books From the 1920s and ’30s Returned to Public Library Author Hanif Abdurraqib Named a Tin House Editor-at-Large

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Examples Of Slam Poetry You Should Consider Reading

Are you interested in learning slam poetry? Or perhaps you love listening to the poets recite their lines? If yes, then this post is for you. Slam poetry gives poets a platform to showcase their artistry, and their voices reach the world. It’s also an opportunity to address issues that relate to society and various aspects of our lives. Keep reading to understand slam poetry and get examples that’ll help you get better. What Is Slam Poetry?  Slam poetry is performance poetry that involves spoken words. It’s also performed at slam competitions before audiences and a panel of judges. The...

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A long way to go

Representation matters. Last year, using the 2020 Arthur C. Clarke Award submission list, I wrote about the problems facing the genre publishing industry here in the UK. Since then, using the same methodology, we’ve collated the data from 2013 through 2020 to look for progress. We could have gone back further, but there’s nothing in earlier data to suggest additional insight could be added by including them.

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