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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Pan Mac rolls out diversity and inclusion action plan

Pan Macmillan has published a diversity and inclusion action plan, featuring measures and targets to employ and publish more people of colour. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The UK’s Publishers Commit to a Workforce Diversity Program’s 10-Point Action Plan

In its program to change the makeup of the UK book business workforce, British publishers have taken the lead in international inclusivity efforts. The post The UK’s Publishers Commit to a Workforce Diversity Program’s 10-Point Action Plan appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The UK’s Publishers Formally Commit to a Workforce Diversity Program’s 10-Point Action Plan

In its program to change the makeup of the UK book business workforce, British publishers have taken the lead in international inclusivity efforts. The post The UK’s Publishers Formally Commit to a Workforce Diversity Program’s 10-Point Action Plan appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The Novelry reveals expansion plans after 'massive growth' in pandemic

Online writing school The Novelry has announced a series of expansions, including newly recruited PRH editors, plans to set up a US branch, outreach programmes and its latest partnership with Madeline Milburn Literary, TV and Film agency.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Baker & Taylor reveals 'diversity analysis' tool for libraries

US-based book distribution service Baker & Taylor has announced it will be offering libraries a "diversity analysis tool" to help them discover, manage and report on diversity-related topics. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pietsch Reveals HBG Hybrid Plan to Return to Office

Hachette Book Group CEO Michael Piestch revealed plans for staff to return to work at HBG offices in September under a hybrid working model. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Survey Reveals a Need for Greater Workplace Inclusivity

A report on racism in the publishing workplace found that much work needs to be done to foster a more inclusive industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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How Inclusive Is That Diverse Book Cover, Though?

As more and more books for middle grade and YA readers showcase ensemble casts, why do they lack visible disability representation? Continue reading at Book Riot

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World Book Night plans revealed with Toksvig, Nicholls and Ishiguro

The Reading Agency has revealed full plans for World Book Night 2021 with writer, TV star and literacy advocate Sandi Toksvig as the 10th anniversary event's lead ambassador. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New agency Laxfield reveals inaugural award winners

Laxfield Literary Associates has announced the winners of its inaugural New Anglia Manuscript Prize and the Laxfield Literary Launch Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins appoints Choonara in diversity and inclusion role

HarperCollins UK has appointed Maheen Choonara to the newly created role of diversity, inclusion and belonging manager. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Informa issues £640m in bonds as part of Covid-19 action plan

Taylor & Francis owner Informa is issuing £640m worth of Euro bonds as part of its Covid-19 action plan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HBG Releases Diversity and Inclusion Progress Report

A new diversity and inclusion progress report from Hachette Book Group details internal and external commitments, including goals to increase the number of people of color employed by the company as well as make “measurable improvements” to company culture and community service. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BookMachine reveals editorial board changes to enhance diversity

BookMachine has announced a new editorial board, with some former members stepping down to make way for change, to better reflect the diversity it hopes to see in the industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Inaugural Sceptre Bookshop Award shortlist revealed

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Shortlist for Armitage's inaugural Laurel Prize revealed

Colin Simms, Pascale Petit and Karen McCarthy Woolf have been shortlisted for the inaugural Laurel Prize, an ecopoetry award funded by Poet Laureate Simon Armitage. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PRH accelerates inclusion plan with targets on leadership, hires and books

Penguin Random House has published an “accelerated inclusion plan”, including a commitment on "radical and urgent action" to make its senior leadership teams representative of UK society. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bloomsbury reveals plans to support indies amid pandemic

Bloomsbury has announced a strategy to support independent bookshops during the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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