As Rosarium publisher Bill Campbell adds South African author Nikhil Singh to his list, he talks about how multicultural books are sold today.
Having started with 12 titles, the Jhalak Prize Book of the Year longlist stands now at 11 books, its intent to honor writers of color.
Swedish children’s book publisher Olika Förlag has a decade-long history of promoting diversity, challenging gender stereotypes, and winning awards for their work.
As rights and licensing appear to offer the world publishing industry more and more potential in terms of revenue, the new Diversity Report 2016 explores what works.
With references to the US election, the National Book Award ceremony recognized writers of color, like Colson Whitehead, and joy as ‘an act of resistance.’
Amid ‘rhetoric of animosity and intolerance and the growing support for right-wing politicians,’ a new conference examines the publishing community’s accelerating drive for diversity.
‘It’s important that the book industry stays culturally in touch with the whole of society,’ says PRH Ebury’s Rebecca Smart. She brings her viewpoints to Frankfurt’s The Markets conference.
With a goal of supporting and promoting ‘Latino/a/x’ people and literature in the publishing industry, a new network of book professionals formalizes the group’s activities.
PEN America’s new report asserts that ‘diverse books’ frequently are the first to be yanked when it comes to book challenges and ‘soft censorship.’
Publishers need to become ‘genuine members of reading communities themselves,’ says Leena Normington, recently of Pan Macmillan’s ‘Book Break’ channel.