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New York Times-bestselling author of the Bone Street Rumba series (most recently Midnight Taxi Tango) and the YA novel Shadowshaper, Daniel José Older melds a career of writing Brooklyn-based fantasy and noir with urgent and persuasive literary activism, as seen in his essays and his Twitter feed. He also worked as a New York City paramedic for decade. Ask him for his medical license, he’ll show it to you. You write fantastic (in multiple senses of...
“Wizard of community” and former queen of books on Tumblr, Rachel Fershleiser recently accepted a new position (effective June 20) as executive director of audience development at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. In addition to helping make book culture thrive online, Rachel is both a tastemaker (check her Tumblr Book Club picks) and an advocate (check her involvement with organizations like the National Book Foundation, the Brooklyn Book Festival, Lit Hub, and Housing Works). You coined the term "bookternet" and in...