From Brightly: Is That You, Santa Claus? 12 Picture Books with Fresh Takes on Saint Nick
From PW: Holiday Sales Season Starts for Children's Booksellers
From PW: (renowned African-American novelist, playwright, essayist, critic, and civil rights activist) James Baldwin's Sole Children's Book Comes Back into Print
From SLJ - Betsy Bird's Fuse #8: 31 Days, 31 Lists - Day Seven - 2017 Funny Picture Books (followed by links to all the lists so far)
From HuffPost: Best Picture Books of 2017
From the Center for the Study of Multicultural Children's Literature (via Cynsations): Best Multicultural Children's Books of 2017
From Jezebel: How We Eclipse Women's Literary Brilliance With 'Scandal'
SURVEY: Sexual Harassment in Children's Book Publishing
From Hannah Holt (via Cynsations): How to Make a Living as a Children's Book Author
From Wired: What Happens When an Algorithm Helps Write Science Fiction
Pantone's Color of the year is PURPLE!!! Read about it at Houzz
From Cynsations: Guest Post: Janni Lee Simner on Setbacks & The Writing Journey
From The Federation of Children's Book Groups: Who are KNIGHTS OF? (A new publishing house doing things inclusively)
From USA Today: Merriam-Webster's Word of the Year is "Feminism"
From Brightly: The Best Children's Books of 2017, According to Kids (GREAT list!)
From Terri Windling's Myth & Moor: On Becoming a Writer