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U.S. Postal Service Honors Maya Angelou With Forever Stamp

The U.S. Postal Service is honoring activist, author and poet Maya Angelou with a Forever Stamp. The dedication ceremony will take place April 7 at the Warner Theater in Washington, DC. Read more... March 6, 2015

Diablo Cody to Write Screenplay for Live Action Barbie Movie

Diablo Cody has inked a deal to write a new screenplay for the upcoming live action Barbie movie. Deadline reports that Sony Pictures made the deal with Oscar winner Cody after shelving the first draft which was written by Jenny Bicks (Sex And The City, The Big C). Read more... March 5, 2015

Server Overwhelmed by Screenwriters Applying for HBO Writing Fellowship

The servers crashed at HBO this morning because of all the screenwriters applying for the HBOAccess Writing Fellowship. Deadline reports that so many people tried to fill out the application for the highly coveted positions that the server was overwhelmed and crashed. Read more... March 4, 2015

J.K. Rowling Calls New Harry Potter Bibliography Mind-Boggling

Can't get enough of Harry Potter? You are in luck. Philip Errington, Sotheby's director for children's books, has just written the definitive bibliography for Potter and Rowling fans. It took Errington five years to write the 544 tome called JK Rowling: A Bibliography 1997-2013. Read more... March 3, 2015

Graham Moore Wins Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game took home the Oscar in the Best Adapted screenplay category at the 87th Academy Awards. The script for The Imitation Game was written by Graham Moore. The Oscar announcement was made by Oprah. Read more... February 23, 2015

E.L. James Demanding to Write Screenplay for Fifty Shades Sequel

Fifty Shades of Grey, the film version of E.L. James' novel that began as Twilight fan fiction, has now grossed more than $300 million and is expected to win the weekend box office once again. It is a financial success, no question. So why hasn't the release date for the next film been set? Because author E.L. James wants to write the next screenplay and Universal is not happy. Read more... February 19, 2015

Author Oliver Sacks Discusses Terminal Cancer Diagnosis

Author and neurologist Oliver Sacks announced he has terminal cancer in an op-ed in The New York Times. In his thoughtful and inspiring essay, Dr. Sacks discusses his diagnosis with terminal liver cancer at the age of 81 and how he intends to approach the little time he has left. Read more... February 19, 2015

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