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Publishing news tagged with #under-represented communities


Creative Access reports 40% of community 'running out of money' in wake of coronavirus

A survey of the Creative Access community, investigating the impact of coronavirus on under-represented communities within the creative industries, has revealed 80% are prioritising finding a new job or freelance work, with almost 40% saying they have run out of money already or are about to do so. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 17:26:02 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on new stories: helping others tell tales | Editorial

Everyone’s favourite stormtrooper will be developing new movies with Netflix – one of several creators who have turned to enabling the work of othersToni Morrison knew a thing or two about stories. In 1994 she saw the “political correctness debate” as being about “the power to be able to define.... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-15 18:32:03 UTC ]
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Puffin signs Write Now graduate Rashmi Sirdeshpande

Penguin Random House Children's imprint Puffin Books has signed a two-book deal with Rashmi Sirdeshpande, a graduate of the publisher’s mentoring scheme for writers from under-represented communities. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA reveals its diversity grant winners

Independent bookshops in Newcastle, London, Edinburgh and Bedford are among 15 named in the first tranche of shops set to receive funding to help them engage with under-represented communities. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH selects its WriteNow mentees

Penguin Random House has released details of 12 writers from under-represented communities who have been invited onto its new, year-long WriteNow mentoring programme. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing risks 'becoming irrelevant', warns Penguin Random House boss

Industry’s lack of diversity ‘is a real issue, and we have been slow’, says Tom Welson, launching a new scheme to attract under-represented communitiesThe chief executive of the UK’s largest publisher has warned that the books industry will “become irrelevant” if it continues to fail to reflect... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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