The National Book Critics Circle announce that Judy Blume is the recipient of its Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award for exemplifying how literacy and literary access lead to liberation. March 21, 2024 was the awards ceremony.

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The National Book Critics Circle announce that Judy Blume is the recipient of its Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award for exemplifying how literacy and literary access lead to liberation. The awards [..] read more

The Eleanor Roosevelt Center at Val-Kill & the Fisher Center at Bard College presented Judy Blume the first-ever Eleanor Roosevelt Lifetime Achievement Award for Bravery in Literature. The awards ceremony was Saturday, February 17, 2024.

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This was the inaugural Roosevelt award for “authors and books that advance human rights in the face of an alarming rise in book banning and censorship.” Judy is the first-ever recipient of the Eleanor Roosevelt [..] read more

CARL HIAASEN in-conversation with Books & Books @ The Studios founder Judy Blume discussing his new middle grade novel WRECKER. This event was on Saturday, December 9, 2023.

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Carl Hiaasen and Judy’s in-person conversation was on December 9 at 3:00ET in Key West. [..] read more

Thrilled to announce “JUDY BLUME FOREVER” has been nominated for an Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Documentary Or Nonfiction Special.

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In addition to “JUDY BLUME FOREVER” being nominated for an Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Documentary Or Nonfiction Special, Davina Pardo and Leah Wolchok were nominated in the category of Outstanding [..] read more

Judy helped launch Carolyn Mackler’s adult debut, The Wife App. Thursday, June 29, 2023 – via Zoom.

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Books & Books at the Studios welcomed author Carolyn Mackler virtually to the store to discuss her debut adult novel The Wife App with store co-founder and author Judy Blume. Watch video of Judy and Carolyn’s [..] read more

Judy’s Acceptance Speech at Variety’s “Power of Women” Supporting National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC), April 4, 2023

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Honored at Variety’s Power of Women, Blume spoke after an intro from Seth Meyers, host of NBC’s “Late Night.” Click here to view Judy’s talk. Blume was supporting the National Coalition Against Censorship [..] read more