Weekly Writer’s Round-Up: Week of 3/18/12

In honor of the keenly-anticipated movie debut this week, let’s make this an all-Hunger Games all-the-time edition of the round-up.

Sci-fi/fantasy blogger John Scalzi on why the movie industry is being owned by YA action.

Thelma Adams on what your daughter and you can learn from Katniss and the Hunger Games.

EW’s Lisa Schwartzbaum gives it an A-.

A veritable cornucopia of dystopia: Goodreads members are categorizing more and more books as dystopian–blog and infographic.

What came before The Hunger Games, by Andrew O’Hehir writing in Salon.

Another Salon article, this one by Laurie Penny, comparing the sexual politics of Twilight and The Hunger Games.

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