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Authors Sue Meta, Microsoft, Bloomberg in Latest AI Copyright Clash
A group of writers, including former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee and best-selling Christian author Lysa TerKeurst, filed a lawsuit against Meta, Microsoft, and Bloomberg for using their writing to train artificial intelligence systems without permission.

Frankfurt Book Fair 2023: Fair Opens, but Global Tensions Take a Toll
Publishers Weekly
The celebration of Berlin-based Palestinian author Adania Shibli’s award was postponed, Arab publishers pulled out, and Russia continues to be banned from the festival for its invasion of Ukraine.

Sri Lankan writer Shehan Karunatilaka wins 2022 Booker Prize
Al Jazeera
The judges said Karunatilaka’s book The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida exhibited “deep humanity” in its depiction of a war photographer murdered in Sri Lanka’s civil war.

Ursula K. Le Guin on Writing and Parenting with Her Husband, Charles
Lit Hub
This video from The Journey That Matters by Arwen Curry—the director and producer of Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin—reveals how the division of household labor helped Ursula thrive.

YA Authors Who Have Made Their Mark with Poetry, Too
Book Riot
Excerpts from poems by popular YA writers.