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 Children’s Books to Lantana Publishing, Tiny Owl and Otter-Barry Books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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RCW and Knights Of launch children's publishing workshop for authors of colour

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Astra Publishing House is launching an international literary magazine.

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

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CILIP launches the National Shelf Service to recommend books to children

CILIP, the UK's library and information association, has announced the launch of the National Shelf Service, a new daily Youtube broadcast featuring book recommendations from professional librarians. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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Price promoted to associate publisher at Macmillan Children's Books

Macmillan Children’s Books communications director Alyx Price is being promoted to associate publisher at the firm. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Campaign to launch diversity charity for children's books kicks off

Non-profit organisation We Need Diverse Books has kicked off its campaign to launch a UK branch to improve diversity and representation in children’s books, as Knights Of co-founder Aimée Felone said the project needs industry-wide support. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bella Pearson launches Oxford-based children’s publisher

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Bath Spa launches world's first children's publishing MA

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HarperCollins Germany launches children's publishing programme

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