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The industry is ‘hostile environment on multiple levels’, says Singh

Jhalak Prize co-founder Sunny Singh has called out the industry’s “moral failure” to reflect diversity at every stage of publishing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-28 12:52:03 UTC ]
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Black British authors top UK book charts in wake of BLM protests

Bernardine Evaristo and Reni Eddo-Lodge take No 1 slots in wake of anti-racist demonstrations, as Waterstones staff ask chain to support causeBernardine Evaristo and Reni Eddo-Lodge have become the first black British women to top the UK’s fiction and nonfiction paperback charts, in a week where... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-10 13:46:40 UTC ]
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"Do better, publishing people": an open letter to the industry

I have to start by admitting that when I began writing this letter last week, I was boiling mad and ready to take everyone on. Now, in its tenth or twentieth draft (I don’t know which) I’m still boiling mad, but most of your gaslighting social media posts that sent me over the edge have gone, so... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-10 12:34:21 UTC ]
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Dorothy Koomson: 'publishing is a hostile environment for Black authors'

Author Dorothy Koomson has written an open letter to the publishing industry, in which she describes it as a “hostile environment for Black authors”.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-10 06:37:48 UTC ]
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Glasstown Entertainment Under Fire From Former Employees, Authors

Book packager Glasstown Entertainment is being accused by former employees and authors of creating and perpetuating a hostile environment for people of color. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Ford botches Explorer launch, putting CEO back on hot seat

Ford Motor Co.’s Jim Hackett and Wall Street analysts started this year frustrated with one another. Sure, the automaker had been underperforming, but the chief executive appealed for time to show he was fixing things. He assured them the redesigned Explorer SUV rolling out months later would be... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-21 21:58:49 UTC ]
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