HC, S&S Name Company-Wide Diversity Executives

As part of an industry-wide effort to reckon with issues of diversity in trade book publishing, HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster have each named new high-ranking staffers to address issues of diversity at their companies. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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