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20 Small Press Books You Might Have Missed

The small indie press boom is among us. In both 2017 and 2018, a whopping 40% or more of the National Book Awards longlists included titles from university and independent presses. It’s an exciting time for small presses— never before have there been so many diverse books in the mainstream... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-08-29 11:00:48 UTC ]
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Campaign to launch diversity charity for children's books kicks off

Non-profit organisation We Need Diverse Books has kicked off its campaign to launch a UK branch to improve diversity and representation in children’s books, as Knights Of co-founder Aimée Felone said the project needs industry-wide support. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-30 15:42:06 UTC ]
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PRH Bolsters We Need Diverse Books for Banned Books Week

Penguin Random House has partnered with the publishing diversity group on a social media campaign as a part of its support for Banned Books Week, held this year September 23-29. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: WNDB Panel Looks to 'Diversity 2.0'

We Need Diverse Books, the grassroots organization committed to promoting greater inclusivity in children’s literature and the publishing industry, hosted a discussion titled "Life Cycle of a Diverse Book" on June 1, as part of BookExpo. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2018: We Need Diverse Books: Beyond Diversity 101

We Need Diverse Books has grown alongside BookCon, working for greater inclusiveness in publishing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NYRF 2018: Money, Status Will Drive More Diversity

There is an eager audience of consumers for diverse books and films that is being neglected by gatekeepers, a panel of experts at the New York Rights Fair said. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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School & Library Spotlight Winter 2017: All Our Coverage

Diverse books in schools, making libraries prettier, and more in our latest spotlight. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spreading the Word About Diverse Books: 'PW' Talks with Marley Dias

We spoke with activist Dias and asked her to reflect on her activism and publishing journey so far, and to share some of her future goals. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Young Writers Call for Diverse Books at Children's Institute

Jason Reynolds, Marley Dias, and Rachel Ignotofsky called on booksellers, many from a new generation themselves, to carry diverse books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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We Need Diverse Books Opens Nominations for Bookseller Award

We Need Diverse Books, the organization promoting multicultural books and authors, has opened nominations for its inaugural WNDB Bookseller of the Year Award. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Industry Notes: PEN America on Banning Books in the USA

PEN America's new report asserts that 'diverse books' frequently are the first to be yanked when it comes to book challenges and 'soft censorship.' The post International Industry Notes: PEN America on Banning Books in the USA appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PLA 2016: How We Need Diverse Books is Working With Libraries

Librarians have been big supporters of the We Need Diverse Books movement, and that support is only growing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic and We Need Diverse Books Expand Collaboration

Scholastic and the non-profit organization We Need Diverse Books has announced that they are expanding their collaboration in order to put more books by diverse authors with diverse characters into schools. The post Scholastic and We Need Diverse Books Expand Collaboration appeared first on... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic Collaborates with WNDB on Reading Club Flyers

Scholastic is partnering with We Need Diverse Books to create monthly flyers that will spotlight books with diverse characters and themes. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic Promotes Diversity in Books for Young Readers

The Scholastic Reading Club and We Need Diverse Books are promoting a list of 75 titles for middle-grade readers featuring diverse characters and plots. The post Scholastic Promotes Diversity in Books for Young Readers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Diverse Books a Focal Point at SCIBA

Independent booksellers, librarians, authors and members of the publishing community gathered for this year's Southern California Independent Booksellers Association show, basking in the warm outdoor setting courtesy of sunny Los Angeles. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WNDB Announces Inaugural Walter Dean Myers Grant Recipients

We Need Diverse Books has selected the first five winners of the Walter Dean Myers grants for emerging writers and illustrators that it launched last fall. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WNDB's Debut Walter Award Ceremony Set for Next March

We Need Diverse Books has announced that on March 18, 2016, the organization will bestow its first Walter Dean Myers Award. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2015:WNDB Advocates for Diverse Books

We Need Diverse Books marked its first anniversary with a BEA panel of diverse authors who advocated for booksellers to stock and handsell diverse books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fault in Our Stars author backs literature diversity campaign

We need to reflect the reality of our communities, says The Fault in Our Stars writer John Green in video backing social media-led We Need Diverse Books campaignAll readers need to know that they too can be the heroes of a story, according to the bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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