October 20, 2023
Authors Sue Meta, Microsoft, Bloomberg in Latest AI Copyright ClashReutersA 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 TollPublishers WeeklyThe 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 PrizeAl JazeeraThe 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, CharlesLit HubThis 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, TooBook RiotExcerpts from poems by popular YA writers.