Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales Rebooted

Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales Rebooted

News by Raine Winters June 15, 2016
The historical stories will be retold through the eyes of refugees.

8 Literary Charities That Need Your Help

Column by Leah Dearborn
'Tis the season for selfless gestures. If you find yourself sitting bored by the fireside this winter, consider lending a hand somewhere.
Charity, Anthology, News

New Protectors Anthology, To Raise Money For PROTECT, Is Now Available

News by Rob Hart
'Protectors 2: Heroes' is here—an anthology of art and stories that will benefit an organization that protects children from physical, sexual, and emotional abuse.
Michael Connelly Auctions off Starring Role in New Book

Michael Connelly Auctions Off Starring Role in New Book

News by Raine Winters
Add this to the long and strange list of things for sale on eBay.
Sir Terry Pratchett’s Passing Spurs Massive Donation to Alzheimer’s Charity

Sir Terry Pratchett’s Passing Spurs Massive Donation to Alzheimer’s Charity

News by Raine Winters
Over £28,000 was raised overnight to benefit an Alzheimer’s charity in the wake of the famous author’s death.

Give: Volunteer Your Cow Fart Knowledge As A Writer

Column by Peter Derk
Cow farts, swear words, and some good reasons to volunteer. 'Tis the season.
Detroit Offering Free Houses to Writers

Detroit Offering Free Houses to Writers

News by Dean Fetzer December 26, 2013
Non-profit Write A House — a writers in residence program in Detroit — is offering free houses to writers.
David Risher Worldleader Org eBooks

Former Amazon Executive Launches Free eBooks App For Underdeveloped Countries

News by Christopher Shultz April 10, 2013
David Risher's Worldreader Organization believes everyone should have access to free books, and now he's made it even easier for those in need to get them.
Kings To Pay $3 million for Bangor Library Renovation

Kings To Pay $3 million Toward Bangor Library Renovation - If Library Can Find the Rest

News by Dean Fetzer March 21, 2013
Stephen and Tabitha King have offered to pay a third of the renovation costs for Bangor’s century-old Public Library, as long as the institution can raise the rest.
Symphony Charity Auction

Charity Auction Offers Meetings with Jennifer Egan, Neil Gaiman, Leonard Nimoy and Others

News by Christopher Shultz
An upcoming auction in support of Symphony Space is sure to trip the book nerd's proverbial trigger.
So, that's the way to deal with trolls...

Down With Trolls: Author John Scalzi Turns Insults Into Charity

News by Dean Fetzer
John Scalzi has been pestered by trolls, and one in particular has led the author to a unique solution: for every attack he’ll donate money to charity.
Borders Sign Goes to Auction

Borders Sign Goes to Auction, Letter by Letter

News by Christopher Shultz January 28, 2013
The now defunct retail chain's logo has a chance to help other struggling booksellers.
Buy a Nook, We’ll Give a Book

Buy a Nook This Christmas and Barnes & Noble Will Give a Book to Charity

News by Dean Fetzer
To drive sales of its Nook, the book chain is giving away books to First Book if you buy one of their eReaders before Christmas.
Center for Fiction Auction

Online Auction to Help Restock NYC School Libraries in Wake of Hurricane Sandy

News by Dan Shewan
Manhattan’s Center for Fiction plans to host an online auction to restock school libraries across the Big Apple in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
Click-clack the Rattle Bag Gaiman

Download Neil Gaiman's New AudioBook For Free and Help Public Schools

News by Christopher Shultz October 31, 2012
Halloween is here, and this spooky tale piles on the treats without any tricks.
Humble eBook Bundle

Humble Bundle Proves eBook Prices Can Be Cheap AND Profitable

News by Christopher Shultz October 18, 2012
With authors like Cory Doctorow, Neil Gaiman and John Scalzi in tow, the Humble eBook Bundle gives a'plenty and asks for little in return.
Help Tom Piccirilli Beat Cancer

Help Tom Piccirilli Beat Cancer

News by Benoît Lelièvre October 1, 2012
Award-winning writer Tom Piccirilli is undergoing brain surgery this morning. There are many ways you can help him through this ordeal and it involves reading terrific books!
Anthology to Raise Money For Protecting Children

New Anthology Will Raise Money For Organization Charged With Protecting Children

News by Rob Hart
'Protectors: Stories to Benefit PROTECT' will donate 100 percent of its proceeds to a group that protect children from physical, sexual, and emotional abuse. The lineup of writers is very impressive.
J.K. Rowling Charity

J.K. Rowling No Longer A Billionaire, Just An Awesome Person

News by Rob Hart March 15, 2012
J.K. Rowling, author of the mega-popular 'Harry Potter' series, is no longer on the 'Forbes' billionaire list--because she gave too much of her fortune to charity.