Daily Archives: August 9, 2013

Stephen Chbosky on the Return of ‘Perks’ in Chicago, and Why He Wants to Thank Judy Blume

Stephen Chbosky has lost track of the number of times The Perks of Being a Wallflower has been banned in schools across the country. He’s just thrilled that the latest attempt to censor his young adult novel has failed—and middle school … Continue reading

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Walter Dean Myers Talks Book-Banning, Writing for Troubled Kids

Award-winning and often banned author, Walter Dean Myers, talks to the Write Stuff about why he writes for “troublemakers,” his biggest challenges about being the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, and his latest work: a self-help book for inner-city … Continue reading

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