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Obama Library’s Athletic Facility Gets Nike Funding

You can put a check mark on funding for the Obama Presidential Center’s athletic facility since the charity department of Nike is giving $5 million. While we still don’t know all about the project it sure is looking like this Presidential Center will be a place for the community of Chicago’s South Side to gather, rather than a museum, which will also house a branch of the Chicago Public Library.

“Men, they are everywhere, and women’s works are rarely published.”

Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2015, Svetlana Alexievich gave the above reason for starting a new publishing house just for women. Set to open in a few months we look forward to what’s to come.

New LGBTQ+ Romance Imprint

Harlequin’s digital-first romance imprint, Carina Press, will be launching Carina Adores with the goal of publishing contemporary and classic LGBTQ+ romances taking into account the spectrum of voices in the community. The first two titles will publish in June, female/female and  male/male romances, followed by one release a month. All the heart-eyes emojis!