"We Will Not Be Shushed."Protesting NYPL budget cuts, Urban LIbraries Unite's fourth 24 Hour Read In will take place starting tomorrow, Saturday, June 8, at 4PM and end at the same time on Sunday, June 9. On the steps of Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Library, volunteers will take 15-minute shifts to read anything they like. The event includes family story time from 8AM-1PM on Sunday (between midnight and 4 AM, the organizers warn, “you should expect things to get lewd”).
"Pseudonyms, pen names, and noms de plume have been used by writers for many different reasons in many different eras. Everyone from Charlotte Bronte and George Orwell to Stephen King and J.K. Rowling have used pen names for all or part of their careers. This infographic from printerinks takes a closer look at literary pen names through history."