The author of the popular series of books "The Maze Runner" James Dashner lost both his literary agent and publishing house, with which the writer collaborated for ten years. According to Entertainment Weekly, this was due to accusations of some "inappropriate sexual conduct."
"Random House Children ’ s Books, Random House Publishing Group and Penguin Random House Audio will no longer publish works James Dashner, "- said in the official statement of the company Random House on this matter.
In turn, the writer denied all charges. “Some of the things said about me were shocking and my initial instinct was to be protective ... but I believe that all sacrifices should be heard and I am ready to listen to them. I can honestly say that I never intentionally hurt another person. But to those who suffered, I deeply regret. I take any criticism and accusations very seriously, and I will consult to find solutions, "he wrote on his official page on the social network Twitter.
Recall that the latest screen version of Dashner's works is" The Runner in Maze 3: The Death Cure "was presented to viewers in January 2018.
The Topic of Article: Publisher rejected author of The Maze Runner due to harassment.