Donation News

James Patterson Gives Away $5.3M

James Patterson donates $5.3M to Howard University and other recipients after speaking about racism in publishing. James Patterson, who competes with Stephen King for the highest paid author and has sold more than 400 million copies of the several hundred novels published under his name, has been throwing money at the future of writing lately. […]


James Patterson Donates Funds to Increase Literacy

In recent interviews, acclaimed author James Patterson has announced that he will be donating $1 million to independent bookstores throughout the next year. Patterson’s desire to support independent booksellers stems from his aspiration to increase nationwide literacy, with a particular focus on getting children excited about reading. Increasing childhood literacy is something that personally resonates […]