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Religion Book Deals: April 14, 2021

A National Book Award nominee's new children's books for Easter 2022, Matthew Paul Turner adds more kids' titles, podcaster Faitth Brooks has "a love letter to Black Women' in the works, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How an acclaimed author decided to write fiction for Black women like her

Deesha Philyaw talks about the long gestation of her collection 'The Secret Lives of Church Ladies,' a Times Book Prize finalist for first fiction. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-04-06 16:30:19 UTC ]
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Dialogue snaps up Ofori's debut challenging 'monolithic narrative about Black women'

Dialogue Books has aquired A Word from the Margins: The Intersections of Race, Gender, Class and Ambition by Lennina Ofori.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-14 04:33:22 UTC ]
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5 Must-Listen Short Story Collections on Audio

These beautifully narrated audiobook short story collections tell precise, polished tales about Black women, the fantastical, and more. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-19 11:30:00 UTC ]
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Religion Book Deals: December 9, 2020

Convergent lands bestselling author Philip Yancey’s life story, including his upbringing in the South; Broadleaf takes a guide to the ancient Enneagram typing system geared toward Black women, and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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What supporting female founders of color taught me about funding, partnership, and equity

The founder of IFundWomen of Color lays out the hard-won lessons that helped her get investments and cofounder-level equity. Growing up with an entrepreneur mom meant my weekends looked different. We’d drive from event to event, in churches, convention centers, and community centers, where I... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-12-02 05:00:17 UTC ]
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PRH Partners with Black Women’s Health Imperative on New Edition of 'The Cancer Journals'

To highlight the publication of the new edition of 'The Cancer Journals' by Penguin Classics, Penguin Random House is partnering with the Black Women’s Health Imperative to connect the real-world impact of Audre Lorde’s work with the community that influenced it. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Delicate Balancing Act of Black Women’s Memoir

As Crown Publishing predicted, readers eagerly anticipated Michelle Obama’s Becoming. Autobiography and memoir are best selling categories because virtually everyone enjoys learning about the private life of public figures. In this case, many were curious about the woman who seemed to rise above... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-08-12 11:00:00 UTC ]
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A reckoning long overdue: Dana Canedy and Lisa Lucas on their new positions in publishing

Two Black women are taking top positions at Simon & Schuster and Knopf. They talk to Rebecca Carroll about language, action, the power of books and the pace of change. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-07-30 14:00:29 UTC ]
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HQ signs Williams' business manifesto Millennial Black

HQ has signed a "fresh and original" business manifesto for black women by marketing consultant Sophie Williams. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-18 13:05:24 UTC ]
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20 Must-Read Audiobooks Narrated by Black Women

20 of the best audiobooks narrated by black women, including fiction, classics, science fiction and fantasy, memoir, essays, and poetry. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-02-14 11:38:06 UTC ]
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Bernardine Evaristo doubles lifetime sales in five days after joint Booker win

Almost 6,000 copies of Girl, Woman, Other sold in the week after Evaristo’s win alongside Margaret AtwoodBernadine Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other more than doubled its lifetime sales in the week following its Booker prize win, with joint winner The Testaments by Margaret Atwood also flying off... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-22 16:25:45 UTC ]
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Publisher accused of 'ripping off' best-selling book on racism

Ben Lindsay’s We Need To Talk About Race has similar cover and title to prizewinning book by Reni Eddo-LodgeThe publisher of a new book about racism in the UK has been accused of “ripping off” Reni Eddo-Lodge’s best-selling polemic Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race, after... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-18 17:51:47 UTC ]
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'Repugnant, racist': News Corp cartoon on Serena Williams condemned

JK Rowling and daughter of Martin Luther King Jr criticise cartoonist Mark Knight’s caricature of tennis star News Corp has come under global condemnation for publishing a racist, sexist cartoon depicting Serena Williams in its Melbourne paper.The cartoon by Mark Knight, published in Rupert... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Yomi Adegoke & Elizabeth Uviebinené | 'Just because something is by black women and about black women, that doesn't mean that it can't be mainstream'

A new, refreshing bible for young black women aims to speak to a demographic neglected by mainstream self-help. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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