BookExpo 2018: YA Editors Aim to Further Diversify Character Diversity

The five editors presenting this year’s YA buzz books at a BookExpo panel on May 31 underlined the importance of inclusion in book acquisitions. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2020: YA Editors Buzz Online

PW chatted with the editors of five of most talked about YA books of the season to get the story behind each book. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo and BookCon 2018: Authors Explore the Multiplicities of Diversity

Both BookExpo and BookCon organizers have committed themselves to scheduling panels meant to raise awareness of diversity and multiculturalism in literature. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Middle Grade Editors Honor Authenticity, Grit

The editors at this year's Middle Grade Buzz Books panel at BookExpo presented five novels featuring determined characters as well as genuine voices and relationships. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: WNDB Panel Looks to 'Diversity 2.0'

We Need Diverse Books, the grassroots organization committed to promoting greater inclusivity in children’s literature and the publishing industry, hosted a discussion titled "Life Cycle of a Diverse Book" on June 1, as part of BookExpo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: YA Editors Emphasize The Transformative Magic of Books

Five young adult book editors emphasized that the magic of books can change young people’s lives, even save the world, during this year’s YA book buzz panel. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2018: We Need Diverse Books: Beyond Diversity 101

We Need Diverse Books has grown alongside BookCon, working for greater inclusiveness in publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Reed Primes a “Reimagined” BookExpo

This year, the show organizer has instituted a number of changes to increase the interaction between book buyers and authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quiz: Pick Your Favorite Babysitters Club Character and Get a YA Book Recommendation

Pick your favorite Babysitters Club character for each situation in this quiz and get a YA book recommendation to read after! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-07-22 10:31:34 UTC ]
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Report: 2019 Diversity in Children’s and YA Literature

The Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) has released the results of its 2019 survey on diversity in children's and YA literature.  Continue reading at Book Riot

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We Need Diverse Editors

An author argues that publishers should hire more diverse editors, since white editors often don’t relate to stories about people of color. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Polis Debuts Diverse Imprint, Agora Books

Last December, Polis Books founder and publisher Jason Pinter announced that the press would add a new imprint devoted to crime writers with diverse voices, Agora Books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: What’s the Buzz on the YA Front?

For this preview of today’s YA Editors’ Buzz Panel, moderated by Sara Grochowski of McLean and Eakin Booksellers in Petoskey, Mich., we asked each participant what it was about the book that first caught her attention and clued her in that it was special. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Veteran Editors Launch Avid Reader Press

A bookseller once said that readers think they love writers, but without knowing it, they love editors just as much. That notion is at the foundation of Avid Reader Press, the newly announced Simon & Schuster imprint. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Elizabeth Eulberg Navigates New YA Waters

Elizabeth Eulberg has written four lighthearted middle grade mysteries starring crackerjack sleuth Shelby Holmes, and eight young adult novels about girls weathering the everyday oscillations of their teenage years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Adult Editors Fired Up About Books That Get Real

Six editors pitched their favorite forthcoming books to an enraptured crowd of 300 booksellers, editors, and librarians who packed the Adult Book Editors' Buzz Panel on the opening afternoon of BookExpo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Ask the Editor: How to Write Believable Characters

Editor Betty Kelly Sargent answers writing questions submitted by readers. This month, she takes a look at how to create well-rounded and believable characters. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Online bookseller aims to boost diverse children’s literature

A new online bookshop has launched to promote books, graphic novels and gifts that feature characters from under-represented backgrounds. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo's Librarians' Lounge 2019: Meet the Authors and Editors Behind Random House's New ‘Make Me a World’ Imprint

On Friday, May 31, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., join Random House Children's Books in the Librarians' Lounge (Booth 557) for an exclusive talk with some of the creators behind the publishers' inclusive new publishing program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: It’s Still a YA Show, Mostly

ReedPop’s sixth BookCon, which immediately follows BookExpo, will be held at New York City’s Javits Center on Saturday, June 1, and Sunday, June 2. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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