The multicultural publisher of children’s books Lee & Low buys the 130-book list of El Paso’s bilingual Cinco Puntos Press.
Aspen Institute Looks at a Publishing Industry Challenged to Embrace Diversity
Aspen asks, ‘Why is the world of publishing so reluctant to offer Black writers the same major book deals typically offered to white writers?’
Diversity: Macmillan USA Makes Major Changes in Management Approach
To make the company ‘ more representative of the world around us,’ CEO John Sargent writes, Macmillan USA is establishing a new management committee.
US ‘Publishing Day of Action’ Calls Out Book Industry’s Racial Disparities
The rising tide of protest over racial injustice reached publishing in the United States on Monday, as #PubWorkers4BlackLives took to social media.
Lee and Low’s New Diversity Survey Cites Little Progress in US Publishing
The first four-year update of Lee and Low’s survey on diversity in the United States’ market shows little statistical change from 2015’s results.
Leading With Diversity: The AWP Generation Goes to Washington
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.
Romance Publishers and Diversity at the Nielsen Summit: ‘Uniquely Familiar’
As part of Nielsen’s inaugural Romance Book Summit at the Romance Writers of America conference, a panel of publishers talk about globalization, sales, and diversity challenges.
Lee & Low: Diversity Is Not Created Equal
The US publishing workforce is 79% Caucasian and 78% women, according to a study by publisher Lee and Low.