Adeola and Wilson-Max to discuss lack of children's publishing diversity

Dapo Adeola will be speaking to Ken Wilson-Max on Instagram Live this week about their experiences as two of just four black British illustrators currently being published in children's books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-15 09:32:54 UTC ]
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Collaboration 'critical' to addressing lack of diversity in UK children's publishing, says ACE

People from BME backgrounds working within the children’s literature sector have been frustrated by racism and microaggressions, unconscious bias, and inequality of access, according to a new report by Arts Council England. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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As a black literary agent, I despair at UK publishing's lack of diversity | Natalie Jerome

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Adeola and Wilson-Max call for trade transparency on race

Illustrators Dapo Adeola and Ken Wilson-Max have said the industry could be on the cusp of change over diversity but it requires more black people in sales teams and greater transparency on race. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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W H Smith's Pete Selby says lack of diversity means book industry is ‘failing’ children

Pete Selby, head of books for W H Smith, has called on the book industry to make the high street more diverse and inclusive for young readers, saying that diversity is going to become a "significant" part of WHS' strategy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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CILIP launches magazine to promote diversity in children’s publishing

CILIP, the library and information association, is going to promote diverse and inclusive children’s literature via a new magazine, Pen&inc. The first edition of Pen&inc launches today (2nd May) with information about 450 titles, submitted by publishers ranging from Egmont and Hachette... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Children’s Books in China 2019: Four Chinese Publishers Discuss Titles That Inspire Them

For Li Xin, vice president and general editor of the children’s book division at Thinkingdom Children’s Books, Leo Lionni’s 'Swimmy' is that book. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookTrust invites publishers to discuss gaps in children's reading

BookTrust will next month give publishers the opportunity to discuss its latest research into gaps in children’s reading. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Publishing seeks to address industry’s lack of diversity

The publishing industry needs to improve the diversity of its staff and open itself up to writers of all backgrounds if it is to increase the range of its output, publishers have told The Bookseller. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Where are the brown people?': authors slam lack of diversity in UK publishing

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'PW' Panel Warns Industry, Lack of Diversity Threatens Publishing

At a panel about the lack of diversity in the book publishing industry, hosted by PW, a number of publishing warned that the overwhlemingly white makeup of the industry threatens its longterm viability. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children’s Books in China 2019: Anhui Children’s Publishing House

Last year, Anhui Children’s Publishing House (ACPH) published 449 new titles, 79% of which (or 355 titles) were original works. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's Books in China 2017: A Brief Look at Some of China’s Biggest Children’s Publishers

A quick survey conducted by Beijing-based Bookdao for this PW report has identified 10 of the largest children’s book publishers in China, based on their consolidated revenues. Here is the list in alphabetical order. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's Books in China 2017: Children’s Fun Publishing Company

Children’s Fun Publishing is a joint venture between Egmont Group and Posts & Telecommunications Press, so the wealth of foreign works in its 6,000-title catalogue is not surprising. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's Books in China 2017: Anhui Children’s Publishing House

With three offices in China and one in Lebanon, Anhui Children’s Publishing House adds about 800 new titles annually to its 15,000-title catalogue. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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