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ReedPOP & We Need Diverse Books Team Up For BookCon

BookCon EventReedPOP and We Need Diverse Books have established a partnership. The collaborators plan to organize two panels that will take place during BookCon 2015.

The first panel, scheduled for May 30th, will focus on the Science Fiction and Fantasy genre with participation from Kameron Hurley, Ken Liu, Nnedi Okorafor, Daniel Jose Older, and Joe Monti. The second panel, scheduled for May 31st, will feature appearances from Jacqueline Woodson, Sherman Alexie, Libba Bray, David Levithan, and Meg Medina.

Here’s more from the press release: “We Need Diverse Books was part of last year’s inaugural BookCon playing host to a standing room only panel full of thought-provoking conversation and enthusiastic readers. The overwhelming response from fans and the rapid ascent of We Need Diverse Books, which grew from a social media awareness campaign into a global movement, set the stage for the partnership to expand at this year’s show.”

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Random House & Penguin News Spawns Random Penguin Meme

As the publishing world processes the news that Random House and Penguin could merge, Twitter has been filled with amusing posts from authors, readers and publishing professionals.

Novelist Kameron Hurley shared a series of Random Penguin images (including the image embedded above). We’ve collected some of our favorites in a Storify post below…

What was your favorite Random Penguin post? Share your thoughts at the #RandomPenguin hashtag on Twitter.

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