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Nan Shepherd Prize for underrepresented voices in nature writing returns

The Nan Shepherd Prize is returning this month, coinciding with the publication of Small Bodies of Water by the prize's inaugural winner, Nina Mingya Powles.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-06 18:40:15 UTC ]
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Publishers want more black authors. Why have they silenced us for so long? | Candice Carty-Williams

As Black Lives Matter protests take place across the world, the publishing world is rushing to support those ‘ignored by the mainstream’. Who is the mainstream, then?The publishing industry is stilted and archaic. I worked in it for seven years, and left due to reasons I can’t legally talk... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-11 09:44:22 UTC ]
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Outgoing Facebook Employee Slams Company for Treatment of Black Employees and Users

A former manager at Facebook published a scathing memo on Tuesday criticizing the social media giant for its treatment of its black users and its black employees. Mark Luckie, a former partner manager for global influencers at Facebook who focused on underrepresented voices, wrote in a memo to... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2018-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BAME submissions markedly up, agents report

Agents are responding to a surge in demand for books by underrepresented voices by bringing more titles by black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) authors to Frankfurt, including Candice Carty-Williams’ Queenie, Frannie Langton by Sara Collins and Hold by Michael Donkor. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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