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Bloomsbury wins satirical debut The Other Black Girl in six-figure deal

Bloomsbury has won Zakiya Dalila Harris’ The Other Black Girl, a satirical debut novel about race and authenticity in the workplace, for a six-figure deal following a nine-way auction.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-01 20:26:38 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of February 24, 2020

Among this week’s notable deals is the seven-figure sale of a debut novel titled The Other Black Girl. The send-up of the publishing industry, by a former Knopf assistant editor, was pitched as Get Out meets Younger. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of 7-year-old Houston girl

Authorities in Texas have charged a 20-year-old man in the shooting death of a 7-year-old black girl who was killed while riding in a vehicle with her family. The Harris County Sheriff's Office announced early Sunday that Eric Black Jr. was charged with capital murder in the death of Jazmine... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How do we stop UK publishing being so posh, white and male?

The absence of any black, Asian or minority ethnic writers on next year’s World Book Night list provoked an outcry and a Twitterstorm. We asked writers and leading figures within the industry what can be done to encourage greater diversity in British publishingLatest work: Meatspace (Friday... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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