Daliyah Marie Arana of Gainesville, GA, was named “Librarian For The Day” of the Library of Congress. She has read over 1000 books at the age of four, including some college level texts. Due to her love of reading, she was given the opportunity to visit the Library of Congress and shadow head librarian Carla Hayden, the first woman and the first African American to run the library.
The Writer’s Guild of America Announces the Finalists for “Outstanding Achievement in Video Game Writing” for 2016 Games
The nominees are Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Far Cry Primal, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, and Mr. Robot 1.5exfiltratiOn.ipa. The winners will be announced February 19.
HarperCollins has decided to pull Monica Crowley’s 2012 book, “What The (Bleep) Just Happened,” from the shelves. This decision comes after an investigation that revealed the book has more than 50 instances of text plagiarized from other writers, mainly news reports, columns, and articles. HarperCollins, however, is giving Crowley, the PEOTUS pick for senior director of strategic communications for the National Security Council, the opportunity to revise the book.
Poet Sara Holbrook realized that she couldn’t answer the questions about her own poems on the Texas state assessment tests. Her article brings up concerns over the literary test questions and questions over if authors are the ones who decide what their work is about.
Batty passed away at the age of 89, leaving behind many famous horror writings.
Youguang created the system of Romanized Chinese writing that has become the international standard of writing Chinese over the past 60 years. He passed away this week from old age.
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Emily Ramser is an Editorial Assistant at Change Seven, as well as a poet, author, and avid enthusiast of the Oxford Comma. She has published four poetry books with Weasel Press, all of which are available on Amazon. She lives just outside of Dallas, TX with her fianceé, dog, and cat. She’s currently working on a series of short CNF essays focusing on sexuality.