The Nigerian-American author won the Orange Prize in 2007 and her novel ‘Half of a Yellow Sun’ was voted best of the Women’s Prize’s 25 years.
The Aspen Words Literary Prize is focused on authors whose work deals in cultural relevance and contemporary conditions.
Vowing to address its own workforce demographics, Penguin Random House releases a Global Social Impact site on corporate responsibility.
Penguin Random House launches The Conversation, a hub of content collections ‘to combat racism and end racial inequities’—meant for families, educators, and businesses.
Two Big Five US publishing houses independently announce new directorial appointments focused on workplace diversity and inclusion.
The African Studies Association UK has recognized Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, and the National Book Foundation honors author Walter Mosley.
Historical fiction novel Hamnet, about the son of William Shakespeare, by Maggie O’Farrell becomes the 25th winner of the UK Women’s Prize for Fiction.
An advocate for ‘authors and readers,’ Carolyn Reidy will be the first to receive the National Book Foundation’s Literarian Award posthumously
In a straightforward discussion, even the concept of inclusivity was called out for assumptions about diversity.
The international PublisHer professional network of ‘bookwomen’ rolls out its #Unmasked series of video interviews with women in publishing.