Since 2009, Amazon Literary Partnership funding nonprofit organizations supporting authors’ work and development has made more than US$12 million in grants.
Devoted to showing African children, ‘Your story is just as important,’ Deborah Ahenkorah this month receives one of Canada’s proudest international honors.
Funny women who write, Helen Lederer decided, needed award recognition. So she started a prize program, Comedy Women in Print. This is its second year.
The previously shortlisted Andrew McMillan and debut author Angela Chadwick are this year’s honorees in the LGBT-themed awards program in the UK.
The Swedish publisher Olika’s series of books about Sweden’s top women’s football stars got a kick in visibility this summer with the World Cup in France.
Overall visitor numbers were up at the 2019 Frankfurter Buchmesse, where rights trade was brisk and events addressed timely topics including Brexit, feminism, racism, and climate crisis.
Having conducted workshops in Haiti for authors, the literacy charity Nabu is releasing the two of a planned series of bilingual books for girls of color.
The case for publishing diverse voices is ‘self-evident’ in Australia, as books on diverse experiences become a bestselling force in the market.
‘There has never been a better time for Indigenous publishing’ in Australia, says one book publisher, as Indigenous writing hit the bestseller lists.
The 2019 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature’s 15-title longlist includes seven debut novelists and was chosed from 90 submissions this year.