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We are the academic marketing department for Macmillan Trade Publishers. Our mission is to help college professors, high school teachers, and first-year experience administrators find the perfect books for their students. Check out our books for the First-Year Experience: https://macmillanfyebooks.wordpress.com/

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Come join us! Register to participate in the next event in Macmillan Publishers' Book + Author series: a virtual book cl...
06/02/2021
Book + Author: Raven Leilani - Crowdcast

Come join us! Register to participate in the next event in Macmillan Publishers' Book + Author series: a virtual book club event with award-winning author Raven Leilani!

Register here: https://bit.ly/3uMLxtH

Register now for Macmillan Publishers's event on Crowdcast, scheduled to go live on Tuesday June 08, 2021 at 7:00 pm EDT.

"Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today." American civil rights...
05/19/2021

"Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today."

American civil rights leader and activist Malcolm X was born #onthisday in 1925. #BornOnThisDay

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"Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today."

American civil rights leader and activist Malcolm X was born #onthisday in 1925. #BornOnThisDay

https://bit.ly/2XgaRte

TODAY (5/11): Don't miss Saraciea J Fennell's closing keynote address at International Literacy Association's Children's...
05/11/2021

TODAY (5/11): Don't miss Saraciea J Fennell's closing keynote address at International Literacy Association's Children's Literature Intensive!

Register for the #ILAIntensive now to hear from Saraciea J. Fennell,
Asha Bromfield, Bethany C Morrow, and more incredible authors!

http://bit.ly/ILAChildrensLitIntensive

TODAY (5/11): Don't miss Saraciea J Fennell's closing keynote address at International Literacy Association's Children's Literature Intensive!

Register for the #ILAIntensive now to hear from Saraciea J. Fennell,
Asha Bromfield, Bethany C Morrow, and more incredible authors!

http://bit.ly/ILAChildrensLitIntensive

TOMORROW (5/7) at 12 p.m. ET: Join author and actress Asha Bromfield as she takes over our Instagram account (@macmillan...
05/06/2021

TOMORROW (5/7) at 12 p.m. ET: Join author and actress Asha Bromfield as she takes over our Instagram account (@macmillanreads)!

Mark your calendars and get ready to spend the day with Asha!
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TOMORROW (5/7) at 12 p.m. ET: Join author and actress Asha Bromfield as she takes over our Instagram account (@macmillanreads)!

Mark your calendars and get ready to spend the day with Asha!
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The first Freedom Ride departed Washington D.C. #OnThisDay in 1961. Today marks sixty years since the start of this hist...
05/04/2021

The first Freedom Ride departed Washington D.C. #OnThisDay in 1961. Today marks sixty years since the start of this historic ride.

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The first Freedom Ride departed Washington D.C. #OnThisDay in 1961. Today marks sixty years since the start of this historic ride.

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TONIGHT (4/29) at 7 p.m. EST: Don't miss Charles Person, Freedom Rider and author of BUSES ARE A COMIN', speaking virtua...
04/29/2021
Historically Speaking: Buses are A Comin': A Conversation with Freedom Rider Charles Person

TONIGHT (4/29) at 7 p.m. EST: Don't miss Charles Person, Freedom Rider and author of BUSES ARE A COMIN', speaking virtually at National Museum of African American History and Culture!

Learn more and register here: https://s.si.edu/3aQ7tga

Buses Are a Comin’ provides a front-row view of the struggle to belong in America, as Charles Person, the youngest of the original Freedom Riders, whose social justice colleagues include: Congressman John Lewis, journalist and pacifist James Peck, and CORE field secretary Genevieve Hughes. Charles...

Macmillan Learning Announces Panel for BIPOC College Students Exploring Careers in Publishing
04/28/2021
Macmillan Learning Announces Panel for BIPOC College Students Exploring Careers in Publishing

Macmillan Learning Announces Panel for BIPOC College Students Exploring Careers in Publishing

New York, April 15, 2021 -- Macmillan Learning, a privately-held, family-owned educational publishing and solutions company, will be hosting “From Our Perspective: Black Professionals in Publishing” panel discussion in collaboration with Macmillan Publishers. Sponsored by the company's employee ...

“There comes a time when time itself is ready for a change.”Activist and author Coretta Scott King was born on this day ...
04/27/2021

“There comes a time when time itself is ready for a change.”

Activist and author Coretta Scott King was born on this day in 1927 #OnThisDay

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“There comes a time when time itself is ready for a change.”

Activist and author Coretta Scott King was born on this day in 1927 #OnThisDay

https://bit.ly/2S9F2Uc

Happy birthday to the Bard! We’re celebrating the anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth with books that focus on the prolif...
04/23/2021

Happy birthday to the Bard! We’re celebrating the anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth with books that focus on the prolific playwright 📖✨

#Shakespeare #OnThisDay #WorldBookDay #ShakespeareDay

AT NIGHT ALL BLOOD IS BLACK is the 2020 Los Angeles Times Book Prize Fiction winner. Congratulations to David Diop and t...
04/23/2021

AT NIGHT ALL BLOOD IS BLACK is the 2020 Los Angeles Times Book Prize Fiction winner. Congratulations to David Diop and translator Anna Moschovakis!

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AT NIGHT ALL BLOOD IS BLACK is the 2020 Los Angeles Times Book Prize Fiction winner. Congratulations to David Diop and translator Anna Moschovakis!

https://t.co/IXN0AULk1a?amp=1

TOMORROW (4/23) at 12 p.m. ET: Celebrate #WorldBookDay and the anniversary of #Shakespeare's birth (& death) with Dahlia...
04/22/2021

TOMORROW (4/23) at 12 p.m. ET: Celebrate #WorldBookDay and the anniversary of #Shakespeare's birth (& death) with Dahlia Adler as she takes over our Instagram account (@macmillanreads)!

Mark your calendars & get ready to spend a bookish day with Dahlia!

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TOMORROW (4/23) at 12 p.m. ET: Celebrate #WorldBookDay and the anniversary of #Shakespeare's birth (& death) with Dahlia Adler as she takes over our Instagram account (@macmillanreads)!

Mark your calendars & get ready to spend a bookish day with Dahlia!

https://instagram.com/macmillanreads/

"The shot heard round the world" rings out and the American Revolution begins #onthisday in 1775.https://bit.ly/3sDAhyU
04/19/2021

"The shot heard round the world" rings out and the American Revolution begins #onthisday in 1775.

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"The shot heard round the world" rings out and the American Revolution begins #onthisday in 1775.

https://bit.ly/3sDAhyU

Historians! Stop by Macmillan's booth in the #OAH21 virtual exhibit hall to explore new and acclaimed titles for your hi...
04/16/2021

Historians! Stop by Macmillan's booth in the #OAH21 virtual exhibit hall to explore new and acclaimed titles for your history courses!

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#OAH2021 Organization of American Historians

Historians! Stop by Macmillan's booth in the #OAH21 virtual exhibit hall to explore new and acclaimed titles for your history courses!

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#OAH2021 Organization of American Historians

TONIGHT (4/15): Don't miss BLACKFACE author Ayanna Thompson in a special TomorrowTalks virtual event with Arizona State ...
04/15/2021
TomorrowTalks with Ayanna Thompson: Blackface (Object Lessons)

TONIGHT (4/15): Don't miss BLACKFACE author Ayanna Thompson in a special TomorrowTalks virtual event with Arizona State University! ASU Department of English

Registration is still open: https://english.asu.edu/news-events/events/tomorrowtalks-ayanna-thompson-blackface-object-lessons

Arizona State University presents scholar, activist, and "Othello-whisperer" Ayanna Thompson as a guest in its TomorrowTalks series. Thompson will discuss her book, "Blackface (Object Lessons)" in an online event on Thursday, April 15 at 6 p.m. Arizona time* (6 p.m. PDT / 7 p.m. MDT / 8 p.m. CDT / 9...

"In spite of all, we sailedBeyond ourselves and over and aboveThe rafters aching in our shoulderblades, The give and tak...
04/13/2021

"In spite of all, we sailed
Beyond ourselves and over and above
The rafters aching in our shoulderblades,
The give and take of branches in our arms."
—Seamus Heaney, "The Swing"

Nobel Prize winning poet Seamus Heaney was born #onthisday in 1939. #NationalPoetryMonth

"In spite of all, we sailed
Beyond ourselves and over and above
The rafters aching in our shoulderblades,
The give and take of branches in our arms."
—Seamus Heaney, "The Swing"

Nobel Prize winning poet Seamus Heaney was born #onthisday in 1939. #NationalPoetryMonth

TODAY (4/9) at 12 p.m. ET: Join New York Times bestselling author @adriennebooks as she takes over our Instagram account...
04/09/2021

TODAY (4/9) at 12 p.m. ET: Join New York Times bestselling author @adriennebooks as she takes over our Instagram account (@macmillanreads)!

Head over to Instagram and get ready to spend the day with Adrienne!

📍https://www.instagram.com/macmillanreads/

#Fable #Namesake #YAFantasy #NCTEVillage

TODAY (4/9) at 12 p.m. ET: Join New York Times bestselling author @adriennebooks as she takes over our Instagram account (@macmillanreads)!

Head over to Instagram and get ready to spend the day with Adrienne!

📍https://www.instagram.com/macmillanreads/

#Fable #Namesake #YAFantasy #NCTEVillage

Attending #4C21? Stop by Macmillan's booth in the virtual exhibit hall to explore our selection of acclaimed titles for ...
04/07/2021

Attending #4C21? Stop by Macmillan's booth in the virtual exhibit hall to explore our selection of acclaimed titles for your courses!

Attending #4C21? Stop by Macmillan's booth in the virtual exhibit hall to explore our selection of acclaimed titles for your courses!

"The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it."—Flannery O'Connor, born #onthisday in 1925 Learn mor...
03/25/2021
Flannery | American Masters | PBS

"The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it."—Flannery O'Connor, born #onthisday in 1925

Learn more about the life and career of literary icon Flannery O'Connor in a new documentary out from PBS.

https://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/stream-flannery-oconnor-documentary/16694/

The first feature-length documentary with full access to the Flannery O’Connor trust, Flannery explores the life and legacy of the literary icon with never-before-seen archival footage, original animations, O’Connor’s newly discovered personal letters and excerpts from her stories read by actr...

TOMORROW (3/18) at 6 p.m. PDT (9 p.m. EDT): Don't miss Melinda Gates in a special TomorrowTalks virtual event with Arizo...
03/17/2021
TomorrowTalks with Melinda Gates: The Moment of Lift

TOMORROW (3/18) at 6 p.m. PDT (9 p.m. EDT): Don't miss Melinda Gates in a special TomorrowTalks virtual event with Arizona State University! ASU Department of English

Register now: https://english.asu.edu/news-events/events/tomorrowtalks-melinda-gates-moment-lift

Arizona State University welcomes philanthropist and former general manager at Microsoft, Melinda Gates, as a guest in its TomorrowTalks series. Gates will discuss her book, "The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World" in an online event on Thursday, March 18 at 6 p.m. Arizona / MST....

“My mother’s advice was, don’t lose time on useless emotions like anger, resentment, remorse, envy. Those, she said, wil...
03/15/2021

“My mother’s advice was, don’t lose time on useless emotions like anger, resentment, remorse, envy. Those, she said, will just sap time; they don’t get you where you want to be.”

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was born #onthisday in 1933.

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“My mother’s advice was, don’t lose time on useless emotions like anger, resentment, remorse, envy. Those, she said, will just sap time; they don’t get you where you want to be.”

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was born #onthisday in 1933.

http://bit.ly/3qJvjQ4

It's National #GrammarDay! How could we celebrate with anyone other than Grammar Girl?When you click the link below, you...
03/04/2021

It's National #GrammarDay! How could we celebrate with anyone other than Grammar Girl?

When you click the link below, you’ll get free access to Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing video course on LinkedIn Learning for 24 hours! It's a fun, easy way to learn to write with confidence and clarity.

https://www.linkedin.com/posts/grammargirl_alwaysbelearning-writing-english-activity-6773249193143365632-ZnWK

It's National #GrammarDay! How could we celebrate with anyone other than Grammar Girl?

When you click the link below, you’ll get free access to Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing video course on LinkedIn Learning for 24 hours! It's a fun, easy way to learn to write with confidence and clarity.

https://www.linkedin.com/posts/grammargirl_alwaysbelearning-writing-english-activity-6773249193143365632-ZnWK

"I leave a lovely opalescent ribbon: I know this."—Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979) Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Elizabeth Bi...
02/08/2021

"I leave a lovely opalescent ribbon: I know this."
—Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979)

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Elizabeth Bishop was born #onthisday in 1911. #BornOnThisDay

"For in the end, it is all about memory, its sources and its magnitude, and, of course, its consequences."—Elie Wiesel, ...
01/27/2021

"For in the end, it is all about memory, its sources and its magnitude, and, of course, its consequences."

—Elie Wiesel, NIGHT #HolocaustRemembranceDay

"For in the end, it is all about memory, its sources and its magnitude, and, of course, its consequences."

—Elie Wiesel, NIGHT #HolocaustRemembranceDay

Congratulations to our National Book Critics Circle Awards finalists, Raven Leilani (LUSTER), Kerri Arsenault (MILL TOWN...
01/25/2021
Announcing the Finalists for the 2020 NBCC Awards - National Book Critics Circle

Congratulations to our National Book Critics Circle Awards finalists, Raven Leilani (LUSTER), Kerri Arsenault (MILL TOWN), Danez Smith (HOMIE), francine j. harris (HERE IS THE SWEET HAND), Vivian Gornick (UNFINISHED BUSINESS), and Wayétu Moore (THE DRAGONS, THE GIANT, THE WOMEN)! #NBCCAwards

https://www.bookcritics.org/2021/01/24/announcing-the-finalists-for-the-2020-nbcc-awards/

We’re proud to announce the finalists for the 2020 National Book Critics Circle Awards, along with the winners of the Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing and the Ivan

WATCH: During President Joe Biden’s “Celebrating America” television event on Wednesday night, Lin-Manuel Miranda recite...
01/21/2021
Watch: Lin-Manuel Miranda Recites ‘The Cure at Troy'

WATCH: During President Joe Biden’s “Celebrating America” television event on Wednesday night, Lin-Manuel Miranda recited “The Cure at Troy” by Seamus Heaney.

https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/national-international/watch-lin-manuel-miranda-recites-the-cure-at-troy/2841099/

During President Joe Biden’s “Celebrating America” television event Wednesday night, Lin-Manuel Miranda recited “The Cure at Troy” by Seamus Heaney.

We are thrilled to share that Farrar, Straus and Giroux will publish BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU by bestselling autho...
01/12/2021
Sally Rooney to Publish ‘Beautiful World, Where Are You’

We are thrilled to share that Farrar, Straus and Giroux will publish BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU by bestselling author Sally Rooney in September 2021!

The novel, which follows four young people in Ireland, is part of a two-book deal for the best-selling author of “Normal People” and “Conversations With Friends.”

#VirtualAHA attendees! Looking for new books for your courses? Visit Macmillan's booth in the AHA exhibit hall to explor...
01/10/2021

#VirtualAHA attendees! Looking for new books for your courses?

Visit Macmillan's booth in the AHA exhibit hall to explore our selection of acclaimed history titles: https://bit.ly/MacmillanVirtualAHABooth

#VirtualAHA attendees! Looking for new books for your courses?

Visit Macmillan's booth in the AHA exhibit hall to explore our selection of acclaimed history titles: https://bit.ly/MacmillanVirtualAHABooth

#MLA21 attendees! Don't miss "A New Feminist Translation of Beowulf: A Conversation with Author Maria Dahvana Headley an...
01/08/2021

#MLA21 attendees! Don't miss "A New Feminist Translation of Beowulf: A Conversation with Author Maria Dahvana Headley and Elaine Treharne" tomorrow (1/9) at 12:00 p.m. EST!

http://bit.ly/BeowulfMLA21

ICYMI: PEN America recently announced their #PENLitAwards longlists, including works by Raven Leilani, Catherine Lacey, ...
01/04/2021
Announcing the 2021 PEN America Literary Awards Longlists

ICYMI: PEN America recently announced their #PENLitAwards longlists, including works by Raven Leilani, Catherine Lacey, Kawai Strong Washburn, Mary South, Greg Grandin, Carmen Maria Machado, Danez Smith, Yi Lei, Vivian Gornick, Sharon Moalem, Jonas Hassen Khemiri, Sonia Shah, Jonathan C. Slaght, and Sudhir Hazareesingh!

https://pen.org/literary-awards/2021-pen-america-longlists/

PEN America is honored to announce the longlists for the 2021 PEN America Literary Awards.

Bro! Have you been tuning in to the marathon reading of BEOWULF? A star-studded cast—featuring Neil Gaiman, Alan Cu***ng...
12/22/2020
Bro! This is the Beowulf we've been waiting for

Bro! Have you been tuning in to the marathon reading of BEOWULF?

A star-studded cast—featuring Neil Gaiman, Alan Cu***ng, Miz Cracker, Anika Noni Rose, Felicia Day, and more—is reading Maria Dahvana Headley's translation of #Beowulf in full throughout the month of December!

https://grandjournal.net/bro-this-is-the-beowulf-weve-been-waiting-for/

A marathon reading of a new translation of Beowulf by Maria Dahavana Headley presented over 25 days and featuring Alan Cu***ng, Bill T. Jones, Neil Gaiman, Justin Vivian Bond, Laurie Anderson, Ari Shapiro, Jeff VanderMeer, Sara Quin, Diane Cook, Brontez, and many more.

How did WEIRD populations—those raised in a society that is Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich, and Democratic—beco...
12/17/2020
WEBINAR: The WEIRDest People in the World: How the West became psychologically peculiar and particul

How did WEIRD populations—those raised in a society that is Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich, and Democratic—become so psychologically peculiar?

Hear from Joseph Henrich, Chair of the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University, in this on-demand psychology webinar from Macmillan Learning.

https://community.macmillanlearning.com/t5/psychology-blog/webinar-the-weirdest-people-in-the-world-how-the-west-became/ba-p/13122

DECEMBER 10th | 2:00 PM ET What does it mean to be WEIRD—that is, raised in a society that is Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich, and Democratic? Unlike much of the world today, and most people who have ever lived, WEIRD people are highly individualistic, self-obsessed, control-oriented, nonc...

TODAY (12/11): ANNA K author Jenny Lee is taking over our Instagram account (@macmillanreads)! Join Jenny on Instagram N...
12/11/2020

TODAY (12/11): ANNA K author Jenny Lee is taking over our Instagram account (@macmillanreads)!

Join Jenny on Instagram NOW for a fun day discussing all things ANNA K!

🔗 https://www.instagram.com/macmillanreads/

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