Stories by Nadja Borovac

Writers Changing Lives: A Chat With Sylvia Vardell

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  As our Director of Digital Publishing Elizabeth Wood pointed out, something’s caught our eye recently: Authors are so excited about Worldreader, they’re telling their friends about us. That’s how we met Sylvia Vardell, an author and professor at Texas Woman’s University School of Library & Information Studies. Her colleague, poet Janet Wong, made the introduction … Continue Reading →

Writers Changing Lives: A Chat With Cory Doctorow

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Worldreader recently talked to Cory Doctorow, a science fiction novelist, journalist, and co-editor of Boing Boing. Besides chatting about his Worldreader participation (he has donated his books Little Bother, For the Win, and Content), we also discussed the challenges developing countries face in accessing books. Frequently, the conversation circled back to copyright-related issues. That’s not … Continue Reading →

Writers Changing Lives: A Chat With Mary Pope Osborne

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Undoubtedly, reading can change a person’s life. But, as Worldreader believes, the real power of increased global literacy goes far beyond the individual. Creating a love of reading among children in the developing world has a ripple effect that binds families, neighborhoods, and the broader society. We’re not alone in thinking that way. Mary Pope … Continue Reading →

Writers Changing Lives: A Chat With Janet Wong

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As Elizabeth wrote earlier this week, Worldreader is developing some exciting relationships with international authors. Writers are actively engaging with our Books For All mission, and we wanted to thank them publicly for their support. We also wanted to connect them to our broader Worldreader community. So we decided to ask them a few things … Continue Reading →