'True Detective' helmer Cary Fukunaga is said to be on board to direct with actor Idris Elba expected to star in the film.
Some 'old guard' authors are joining forces in a letter criticizing Amazon, even as a cluster of self-published authors is rallying around Amazon, charging that traditional publishers like Hachette mistreat authors and readers.
Rowell has recently won acclaim for her young adult novels 'Eleanor & Park' and 'Fangirl.'
Amazon senior vice president of Kindle content Russ Grandinetti told The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is acting 'in the long term interest of our customers.'
Myers, author of such books as 'Hoops' and 'Monster,' recently published an essay lamenting what he saw as a lack of diverse characters in children's literature.