Diversity Survey Deadline Nears

The goal of the survey, which publisher Lee & Low created and is overseeing, is to gather statistics about the staff makeup of both publishing houses and review journals based on gender, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, and disability. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Audio Publishers Association Survey: Nearly $1 Billion in 2018 Sales

The new annual sales survey from the APA shows audiobooks holding its market lead for growth in formats, with listening in cars on the upswing in 2018. The post Audio Publishers Association Survey: Nearly $1 Billion in 2018 Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-16 17:07:26 UTC ]
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Publishers failing to improve racial and regional diversity, survey finds

Despite concentration of publishers in London, only 11% of respondents identified as BAME – significantly lower than average of 40% in the cityA major survey of the UK’s publishing workforce has found that “significant progress” still needs to be made on both the numbers of black, Asian and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Lee and Low Survey: Diversity Is Not Created Equal

The UK and US publishing workforce is dominated by Caucasians (79%) and women (78%), according to a diversity study from children's book publisher Lee and Low. The post The Lee and Low Survey: Diversity Is Not Created Equal appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Times Deadline for 100 Buyouts Nears

A 5 p.m. deadline bore down on New York Times employees considering whether to accept buyout packages, a bid for the newspaper publisher to trim costs.The company has said there will be forced cuts if 100 jobs can't be eliminated through voluntary buyouts.Like many newspapers, the Times is... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2014-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2014 NBA Submission Deadline Nears

The online entry form for submissions for the 2014 National Book Awards closes at midnight on May 15. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BIEC Extends Survey Deadline

The 2013 Book Industry Environmental Council (BIEC) has extended the deadline for industry members to fill out its latest survey that tracks the environmental progress of the book industry. The new deadline is July 12th. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-07-08 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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Got Diversity? Six Hacks that Address Book Industry Diversity, 21st-Century Style

The lack of diversity in the book publishing industry is not new or surprising to veterans of the business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bath branch leads the way as W H Smith revamps estate with diversity the focus

The mass-market retailer has launched a raft of changes at its Bath store, appealing to its core market of light readers and consumers of children’s titles under a new books duo. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-02 07:34:31 UTC ]
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We Need Diverse Agents

An agent says that getting to the root of the diversity problem in publishing requires change at the agency level. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-29 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Nobody Looks Like Me: Seeking Diverse Book Covers

For young people of color, it has been historically difficult to find diverse YA book covers. But now? It's gettting better. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-22 11:40:38 UTC ]
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Despite spending billions, companies can’t buy diversity

Pamela Newkirk explores the failures — and one success — of corporate diversity initiatives. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-22 01:40:20 UTC ]
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Tom Spurgeon, Who Surveyed the Comic Book World, Dies at 50

A reporter, editor and author, he co-wrote a biography of Stan Lee, oversaw a comics festival and started an award-winning website. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-11-21 22:50:30 UTC ]
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The PW Publishing Industry Salary Survey, 2019

More small strides were made in 2018 toward addressing issues of pay disparity and diversification of the workforce. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Binc Survey Finds One in Five Booksellers in Need

The Book Industry Charitable Foundation's third industry-wide survey found 22% of respondents had situations in the past two years requiring financial assistance, yet less than half of those in need asked for help. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bookseller's Working Class Survey wins PPA award

The Bookseller’s Working Class survey, an analysis of class in the publishing business, has been named Content Piece of the Year at the PPA's Independent Publisher Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-11 12:39:47 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

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-04 20:27:05 UTC ]
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NaNoWriMo Has The Writers To Solve The Book Industry’s Diversity Problem

As the writing challenge turns 20, it’s time for the publishing industry to challenge itself. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2019-11-01 09:45:13 UTC ]
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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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