From BookBub: How ‘Sesame Street,’ Mr. Rogers, and ‘Schoolhouse Rock!’ Changed TV Forever
From TOR.com: Did you see the talk between Neil Gaiman and Victoria Schwab?
Black Girl Magic: 33 Picture Books Featuring Black Female Protagonists
Stories to Celebrate Pride Month
From NYT: Raina Telgemeier Can’t Wait to Break Bread With Her Friends Again
From The Guardian: Michael Rosen returns to Twitter after long battle with coronavirus
From Nathan Bransford: #PublishingPaidMe is just the tip of the iceberg Good commentary.
From The Edinburgh Book Festival: This year's events will be free online!
From SCBWI Carolinas: On Writing Narrative Nonfiction Picture Books by Shana Keller (might have to be a member to view)
From The Irish Post: 30-hour-long production of James Joyce's Ulysses to air today for Bloomsday
Q & A with Ashley Wolff
Amistad Launches #BlackoutBestsellerList on Social Media
L.L. McKinney Announces Juneteenth Book Festival
#KidLit Rally for Black Lives Draws Wide Viewership
PW Launches New School and Library Newsletter
An Anti-Racist Graphic Novel Reading List
Libraries Offer Access to Graphic Novels in Pandemic
From The Bookseller: McGowan and Tan awarded CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals and Two ‘extraordinary’ books exploring survival and our relationship with nature through short stories win UK’s most prestigious book awards for children and young people - from the CILIP site itself!
James Bowen says goodbye to 'unforgettable' street cat Bob
Publishing ‘treats pay like a dirty word’, say industry staffers
From OUP Blog: How to diversify the classics. For real.
From The New Yorker: Octavia Butler’s Prescient Vision of a Zealot Elected to “Make America Great Again”
New Jersey Becomes First State To Add Climate Change Education to K–12 State Standards
Spotlight on Juneteenth
10 Things To Tell My Students This Summer | Opinion
From HornBook: Our Modern Minstrelsy "In order to truly understand and tackle the challenge of diversifying the canon, it is important to contend with the difficult reality that art — of all forms, including children’s books — has historically been used to reinforce white supremacy."
ILLUSTRATORS' TREEHOUSE NEWS
From The New Yorker: Kadir Nelson’s “Say Their Names”: A closeup examination of the artist’s latest cover, in which the murder of George Floyd embodies the history of violence inflicted upon black people in America.
From The Bookseller: Adeola and Wilson-Max to discuss lack of children's publishing diversity
From CommArts: USPS “Harlem Renaissance” stamps
From The NYT: Cartoonists Tackle the Big Stuff: O.C.D., Motherhood and Too Many Books
From Muddy Colors:
LETTING GO TO FIND THE STARTING LINE – SKETCHING TOWARDS UNKNOWN DESIGN POTENTIAL with Ron Lemen
The Making of Wild Sign
#LETSDRAWMONSTERS “THE MAJESTIC MER-MULE” with Justin Gerard
From The Art Room Plant:
Julie Liger Balair
KEEP THE QUIRKY BITS! TURING YOUR PHD INTO A BEST SELLING BOOK
Zine: Mildred and Richard Loving
Johns Hopkins is Offering Free Online Course in Psychological First Aid
From BoingBoing: Why the Cooper Black typeface is everywhere
Five Books by Latinx Authors Featuring Mythical Creatures
TOR CON: Neil Gaiman and Victoria Schwab in discussion
From AIGA: Questioning the Canon: Diversity in Graphic Design History
From Children's Illustrators.com: June Newsletter
OFF TOPIC BUT INTERESTING
From The Thesis Whisperer:
From The GoodNewsNetwork:
New Website “Pandemic of Love” Connects 132,000 People in Need of Aid With Those Who Can Help By Michael Goonan - Jun 15, 2020
From CBS News: Netflix CEO is donating $120 million to HBCUs, wants it to celebrate "great black achievement"
From Medium: White Academia: Do Better