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HBG Diversity Efforts Continue in Hiring and New Partnerships

In its annual update on its diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts, Hachette Book Group reported that BIPOC employees comprised 35.4% of its workforce last year, up from 32.9% in 2020. The company also announced four new partnerships it has signed to support writers and publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Zatat and Hottier win 2021 Fab Prize

Narjas Zatat and Shirley Hottier have been named the first place winners of the Faber & Andlyn (FAB) Prize for new writers and illustrators from underrepresented backgrounds, as the award celebrates its fifth anniversary.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-28 11:33:27 UTC ]
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All Stories reveals its 14 writing mentees

An Arts Council-funded scheme to support writers from a range of underrepresented backgrounds has revealed its first intake of 14 budding writers, who will be mentored by book editors. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-02 21:17:19 UTC ]
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HarperCollins launches entry-level programmes for 2022

HarperCollins has launched its entry-level training programmes for 2022, including a traineeship scheme for those from underrepresented backgrounds. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-01 07:43:18 UTC ]
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Greene & Heaton launches underrepresented writers mentoring scheme

Literary agency Greene & Heaton is to launch a submissions initiative and mentoring scheme for writers from underrepresented backgrounds, as part of The Greene Door Project.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-19 09:26:48 UTC ]
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Michael Sheen announces scheme to support 11 new writers

Actor Michael Sheen has called on the media industry to create more opportunities for aspiring writers and journalists from lower income and underrepresented backgrounds, as he announced a new scheme to support 11 new writers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-29 05:29:07 UTC ]
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First winners of Owned Voices Novel Award crowned

Kitty Edwards and Cathy Cole have been crowned winners of the inaugural Owned Voices Novel Award for writers from underrepresented backgrounds. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-15 22:25:25 UTC ]
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London Writers Awards celebrates 30 'underrepresented' writers

Spread the Word has chosen 30 writers from underrepresented backgrounds for its second annual London Writers Awards. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 16:49:46 UTC ]
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