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Marvel’s IRONHEART Finds Its Directors

Marvel’s Disney+ series Ironheart has hired Sam Bailey and Angela Barnes as directors. Bailey will direct episodes one through three, while Barnes will helm the back half, episodes four to six. Additionally, Ryan Coogler has joined the project as executive producer alongside Chinaka Hodge, Zinzi Coogler, Sev Ohanian, Kevin Feige, Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Brad Winderbaum, and Zoie Nagelhout. Ironheart will star Dominique Thorne, who plays Riri Williams. Riri is a brilliant teenage inventor who builds her own version of the Iron Man suit in an MIT dorm.

Dey Street Buys Gucci Guru Alessandro Michele’s Fashion Philosophy Book

Alessandro Michele, the creative director of Gucci, has sold a currently untitled book of “fashion philosophy” to Harper Collins imprint Dey Street. The book, set to be published in spring 2023, was written with Paris philosophy professor Emanuele Coccia, author of The Life of Plants. Dey Street said in a statement that Michele’s book will “show how traditionally distinct forms of creativity and intellectual pursuit—fashion and philosophy—are inextricably intertwined.”

Orbit Books Reveals Cover for N.K. Jemisin’s The World We Make

Earlier this week, Orbit Books shared the cover reveal for N.K. Jemisin’s The World We Make, the second book in The Great Cities duology. The cover design is by Lauren Panepinto, who has also worked on the covers for many other N.K. Jemisin titles. The World We Make is available for preorder now and will be out on November 1st.

What Books Belong in the Queer YA Canon?

What queer YA books should be included in the YA canon? Here are a few ideas.