In its program to change the makeup of the UK book business workforce, British publishers have taken the lead in international inclusivity efforts.
From Frontier Myanmar: ‘A complete collection of all our child-authored books’ is part of the reading program one literacy-based charity delivers to kids.
‘Stories remain when the land has been taken,’ says Cherie Dimaline about indigenous narratives of Canada. “We live in the stories.”
Open to female and male writers of color, the Eleanor Taylor Bland annually goes to an unpublished writer working on a mystery-in-progress.
Available to people of various racial, ethnic, sexuality and disability categories, these scholarships are designed to help booksellers attend trade shows.
From the Arts & Humanities Research Council: Pessimism about translated literature’s prospects in the UK is ‘outdated.’ A new report.
‘We are all writers and use words in ways that can shift and inform society,’ says PEN International’s ‘Make Space’ mission statement. ‘It is time to act.’
A writing conference in Boston explores issues of diversity and racism, and how the publishing business can better reflect and engage with America’s increasingly diverse population.
In its 50th year, AWP (the Association of Writers and Writing Programs) returns to the US capital, with special focus on literature in a political society.
As Rosarium publisher Bill Campbell adds South African author Nikhil Singh to his list, he talks about how multicultural books are sold today.