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Diversity needs unions

In response to the discussions around the #PublishingPaidMe and #BookJobTransparency hashtags, and the open letter from the Black Writers’ Guild, the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) Book Branch recognises that these problems are not new and will not be fixed without ambitious, far-reaching... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-25 09:04:37 UTC ]
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The arts world is facing a fierce reckoning about diversity. But is it too late? | Arwa Mahdawi

A scandal has exposed massive pay disparities in publishing and journalism. But the information may not help muchThe writer Chip Cheek got paid an $800,000 advance for his erotic debut novel, Cape May. Good for him, right? Even he, however, admits he was shocked by the figure. “But I’m more... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-12 09:30:18 UTC ]
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Authors Push for Transparency with #PublishingPaidMe

A new hashtag campaign aims to highlight the disparity in book advances between white and black authors and has garnered well over 1,000 submissions. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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