Orson Scott Card http://nwpr.org en Book News: Why Batwoman Can't Get Married http://nwpr.org/post/book-news-why-batwoman-cant-get-married <em>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</em><p><ul><p><li>Last week, <em>Batwoman</em> writers J.H. Williams and W. Haden Blackman <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/09/06/219572874/book-news-sushmita-banerjee-indian-author-who-fled-taliban-shot-dead">resigned</a>, saying DC Comics forced them to cancel a gay marriage plot in which Batwoman married her girlfriend. Mon, 09 Sep 2013 11:18:00 +0000 editor 33855 at http://nwpr.org Book News: Why Batwoman Can't Get Married Book News: Anonymous Tip Led To Outing Of J.K. Rowling's Alter Ego http://nwpr.org/post/book-news-anonymous-tip-led-outing-jk-rowlings-alter-ego <em>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</em><p><ul><p><li>The debut detective novel <em>The Cuckoo's Calling</em>, seemingly written by a former Royal Military Police member named Robert Galbraith, was actually written by <em>Harry Potter </em>author J.K. Rowling, <em>The Sunday Times </em><a href="http://www.thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/news/uk_news/Arts/article1287513.ece">revealed</a> this weekend. Rowling's publisher confirmed the news. Mon, 15 Jul 2013 11:14:00 +0000 editor 30960 at http://nwpr.org Book News: 'Ender's Game' Author Responds To Boycott Threats http://nwpr.org/post/book-news-enders-game-author-responds-boycott-threats <em>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</em><p><ul><p><li>The <em>Ender's Game</em> author and anti-gay activist Orson Scott Card responded to boycotts threats against the upcoming film adaptation starring Harrison Ford. The queer geek group Geeks OUT is organizing boycotts and "Skip Ender's Game" events in several U.S. cities because of Card's views on homosexuality. He wrote in 2008 that "marriage has only one definition, and any government that attempts to change it is my mortal enemy. Wed, 10 Jul 2013 11:47:00 +0000 editor 30693 at http://nwpr.org Book News: 'Ender's Game' Author Responds To Boycott Threats