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Ordinary Girls: Jaquira Díaz on Growing Up in Miami Beach

That winter, the year Boogie turned 14, we got it in our heads that we could run away, leave Miami Beach and never come back. For months, I’d spent every night lost in a book, read whatever the librarian put in my hands, which usually meant books written by white men, about white people, for […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-20 09:47:43 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on Dan Mallory: a twisted tale of publishing | Editorial

The story of Dan Mallory, aka the bestselling author AJ Finn, reads like a thriller. But it asks uncomfortable questions of the literary worldA true story worthy of a Patricia Highsmith thriller was published this week in the New Yorker. The magazine detailed the deceptions of Dan Mallory, who... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on the death of NME: the end of an era | Editorial

The news that the music weekly will no longer appear in print is unsurprising. Where should we look for the sense of excitement it once offered?It would be silly to mourn the demise of NME, which is closing its print edition after 66 years, maintaining only its painful digital existence. This is... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook needs to be more open about its hate speech policy

On Wednesday, ProPublica published a report that outlines some pretty bizarre reasoning behind Facebook's approach to hate speech and censorship. Evidence shows that Facebook has a moderation policy that could favor "white men" over "black children,"... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2017-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are you 'noticing' publishing's gender bias?

Calling the question  Conference organisers, prize judges, pretty much anyone who has a role in deciding who gets to be heard: don’t they notice the roll call of mainly white men? Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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