BA launches action group to improve diversity in bookselling

The Booksellers Association is launching an Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Action Group, as part of its work to improve diversity within bookselling and the wider trade. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-10 15:18:27 UTC ]
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BA launches final round of £50k diversity fund grants for booksellers

The Booksellers Association (BA) has launched the last of three rounds of Diversity & Inclusiveness Grants for its members. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 16:43:33 UTC ]
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Anglia Ruskin launches bursary to improve children's book illustration diversity

Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) has launched a new inclusivity bursary worth £11,200 to study for a masters degree in children's book illustration.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-04 15:16:55 UTC ]
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Dutch BA launches Booksellers Barometer

Dutch booksellers are improving their businesses by using an online self-assessment tool... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Bookseller Group launches consumer title

Written By: Neill Denny Publication Date: Fri, 17/06/2011 - 08:18 We Love This Book, The Bookseller's sister consumer magazine and website, launches next week with a circulation of 100,000. The free quarterly magazine is designed to alert readers to exciting new books and to provide a platform... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Bookseller Group to launch We Love This Book

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 09:06 The publisher behind The Bookseller is launching an ambitious new quarterly consumer book magazine and website this June, We Love This Book. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Basic Books UK launches with diverse list after remote inception during Covid-19

Having worked on the launch of John Murray Press list Basic Books, a sibling to the US imprint of the same name, while suffering from long Covid, Sarah Caro is primed to release its first titles Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-10 12:29:19 UTC ]
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Macmillan Learning Launches Employee-Created Program to Recruit Diverse Talent

A new paid externship program aims to entice students from underrepresented groups to consider a career in educational publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group Announces Diversity Progress in 2020

The Hachette Book Group workforce in 2020 was 3.9 percent black, the company says, 6.7 percent Asian, 20 percent Hispanic or Latinx. The post Hachette Book Group Announces Diversity Progress in 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-13 15:32:17 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group Saw Diversity Gains in Staff, Book Acquisitions in 2020

BIPOC employees represented 47.8% of new hires by the Hachette Book Group in 2020, and the percentage of titles acquired from BIPOC authors and illustrators increased to 29%, from 22%. CEO Michael Pietsch acknowledged that despite the improvement, much more work needs to be done. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Biblioasis Launches Bookseller Series

The Ontario-based publisher and independent bookstore has soft-launched a series of chapbooks by booksellers, for booksellers, aimed at sparking discussion and debate about important issues in the trade. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Columbia, Howard University to Launch Black Studies Book Series, Diversity Program

Columbia University Press, in collaboration with Howard University and Columbia University, is launching a new Black studies book series, with plans to also recruit and train students for the book industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Max Parker launches talent agency Matchstick Group

A new literary and talent agency, Matchstick Group, launches today (1st March), founded by entrepreneur Max Parker. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bonnier reveals inaugural Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan

Bonnier Books UK has published its inaugural Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan to boost representation and discussion across its workforce, publishing lists and the wider industry.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-24 08:37:27 UTC ]
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Oxford publishing groups launch post-lockdown working survey

Three Oxford-based groups of publishing workers are launching a survey to explore the experience of working from home and how work patterns might change after lockdown.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-16 17:30:43 UTC ]
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BA launches Summer Books catalogue for indies

The Booksellers Association (BA) is releasing a new Summer Books catalogue, giving indies a bespoke marketing and sales resource. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-02 04:45:50 UTC ]
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Bookseller launches crowdfund for children's book donation

A bookseller in Wetherby, West Yorkshire, has launched a crowdfund to donate books to children who receive free school meals.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-28 17:56:42 UTC ]
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BA and Bookshop.org respond to bookseller criticism

The Booksellers Association and Bookshop.org have responded to criticism following the launch of the online website in the UK in November. The criticism, which is focused on how effective the website will be at supporting independent bookshops and the BA's role in facilitating the launch, came... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Little Free Library Launches Read in Color Diversity Initiative

Little Free Library is partnering with a Minneapolis creative agency to launch Read in Color, an initiative designed to prompt more people of all ages to read diverse books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin launches project to boost diversity in GCSE reading lists

Lit in Colour, the publisher’s partnership with the Runnymede Trust, hopes to redress imbalances in English literature coursesThe book publisher Penguin Random House has teamed up with the thinktank the Runnymede Trust to boost diversity in reading lists in schools.The partnership – Lit in... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-10-24 16:11:09 UTC ]
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