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Icons & Inspiration: Still They Persisted - Celebrating Women Authors of the 19th Century
HMH Archivist Susan Steinway observes Women’s History Month by highlighting influential female authors published by HMH who found their voices while involved in the political or literary movements of their time, such as women’s rights and the abolitionist movement, and ultimately put pen to paper to express their resistance to the status quo.
Susan Steinway
Archivist, HMH
March 06, 2017
Icons & Inspiration: The History of George Orwell’s "Nineteen Eighty-Four"
Did you know that HMH predecessor Harcourt, Brace & Company was the only American publisher interested in purchasing George Orwell's Animal Farm? In light of the recent surge in readership of dystopian novels, HMH Archivist Susan Steinway takes a closer look at Orwell's publishing history with HMH. 
Susan Steinway
Archivist, HMH
February 28, 2017
Icons & Inspiration: Writers, Poets and Artists of the Harlem Renaissance
In observance of Black History Month, HMH archivist Susan Steinway pulled together a list of notable and influential writers, poets and artists published by HMH’s predecessor companies, Harcourt, Brace & Company and Houghton Mifflin, during the Harlem Renaissance.
Susan Steinway
Archivist, HMH
February 14, 2017
The Spark News Roundup: Ideas Worth Sharing
In this edition of The Spark News Roundup, we highlight a California early learning campaign to shrink language disparities by installing conversation prompts into playgrounds, an innovative scaffolding technique for teaching English-language learners, how America’s academic approaches differ from the rest of the world, and more.  
HMHCo
January 10, 2017
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