She pulled her debut book when critics found it racist. Now she plans to publish

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She pulled her debut book when critics found it racist. Now she plans to publish

May 02 2019

The New York Times takes on the tricky topic of YA authors being censored by readers within their own communities--focusing in particular on 26 year-old Amélie Wen Zhao who asked her publisher, Delacorte, to withdraw her debut novel, Blood Heir, six months before publication because of complaints that it was culturally insensitive. Now, after some rewrites, she plans to publish.

See also an earlier article in The New Yorker

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