#regional diversity

Publishing news tagged with #regional diversity


UK publishers need to change the story when it comes to race

A report showing that UK publishing has failed to reflect regional and racial diversity is a vital reminder that, despite all the initiatives, our work isn’t doneAs a young woman my hobby was reading, and it never occurred to me that I might be excluded from the process of creating books. My... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers failing to improve racial and regional diversity, survey finds

Despite concentration of publishers in London, only 11% of respondents identified as BAME – significantly lower than average of 40% in the cityA major survey of the UK’s publishing workforce has found that “significant progress” still needs to be made on both the numbers of black, Asian and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette 'actively looking' to open more offices outside of London, PRH UK 'considering'

Hachette UK has revealed it is "actively looking" to open more offices outside of London, and PRH UK has said it is "considering" regional offices, following a discussion on the importance of regional diversity and what more can be done to promote it in publishing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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North of England publishers on obstacles to regional diversity in the book industry

Independent publishers based in the north of England explore the problems faced by such presses in a market dominated by London-based corporate publishers in a round-table discussion chaired by The Bookseller at Bradford Literature Festival. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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An Open Letter to the London-centric Publishing Industry

The Northern Fiction Alliance proposes an eight-point plan to address the issue of regional diversity in publishing.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers 'struggling' to address regional diversity

London-based publishing houses are “struggling” to work out how to “address the problem of regional diversity”, New Writing North's Claire Malcolm has said.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spare Room Project tackles regional diversity

A pilot scheme to help regional diversity in publishing has launched to offer accommodation to those who live outside of London and don’t have somewhere to stay during an internship or work experience placement. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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