Not unlike the VIDA Count, the ROAR organization’s research reveals discrepancies in gender representation in parts of the Scottish publishing industry.
Only one of the Top 10 performing titles on the Canadian English-language market in the first half of the year was frontlist content, BookNet reports.
At the International Publishers Association’s Africa Seminar in Nairobi, the IPA’s lead on inclusivity and literacy looks at issues and trends.
Reiterating its emphasis on voices underrepresented in many parts of the publishing industry, the Amazon Literary Partnership reaches its 10th year.
Wanting to see more African characters in children’s books—both in Africa and internationally—publishers Sarah Odedina and Deborah Ahenkorah have formed a new partnership.
Working to build a global, supportive community of women in publishing, the first PublisHer’s dinner brought together some 30 women making a difference in the book business.
The Publishers Association’s second annual diversity survey found that racial and ethnic criteria were where progress is slowest in the UK industry.
Now nearing its 10th year, the Amazon Literary Partnership has granted more than US$10 million to writer support organizations in the United States.
Vowing to ‘bear witness and support appropriate action,’ the four key trade associations in the UK publishing industry commit to combating misconduct.
At the third ‘Building Inclusivity’ conference, speakers discussed how publishers can better reflect the UK’s diverse population and why it’s important.
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