The 2023 annual general meeting of the Association of American Publishers: Issues in politics, history, copyright, and the industry.
The controversial book of a right-wing senator–cancelled by Simon & Schuster–is now to be published by a conservative press S&S distributes.
In a straightforward discussion, even the concept of inclusivity was called out for assumptions about 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?’
Seeking ‘transformative fiction’ on contemporary issues, Aspen Literary Prize director Adrienne Brodeur says that serious literature creates empathy.