Publishing must 'radically reimagine' its audience, major diversity study says

The UK's first academic study on diversity in trade publishing and fiction has called for the industry to “radically reimagine” its audience and value readers outside the white middle classes. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-22 22:54:17 UTC ]
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The Good Agency wins major grant to boost diversity in publishing

The £580,000 Arts Council England funding will support new initiative to find and develop black and minority ethnic, disabled and LGBTQ writersA new literary agency, which aims to discover “the next generation of diverse writers” and “blow open the pipeline” for them, is being launched by the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Publishing's future lies in diverse audiences, Chi tells IPG

Publishers need to do a “much better job of catering to underrepresented groups” as they have a responsibility to “represent the experiences of their broad readership”, Elsevier chariman Youngsuk Chi has told the IPG Conference. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Canadian Publishing 2018: Is Diverse, Data-Driven Wattpad Publishing's Future?

The Canadian digital platform is using machine learning to discover what readers want. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Facebook will ‘completely deprioritize publishers’: Confessions of a publisher audience development head

An audience development head said Facebook reps advised the publisher to rely less on Facebook than it has in the past. The post Facebook will ‘completely deprioritize publishers’: Confessions of a publisher audience development head appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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An Audience of Nones: Publishers Pursue an Audience Allergic to Religion

There are about as many Americans with no religious affiliation as there are evangelical Christians. Can religion publishers reach this market? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bonnier buys majority stake in Norway's Strawberry Publishing

Bonnier Books has acquired a majority stake in Norwegian publishing group Strawberry Publishing AS. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘There Are Tons of Brown Faces Missing’: Publishers Step Up Diversity Efforts

The push in book publishing for more authors and workers of color hasn’t abated, and companies are increasingly making lasting changes to the way they do business. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Bernardine Evaristo to UK Publishing: Hire More Diverse People

At the Frankfurt Book Fair conference, writer Bernardine Evaristo delivered a forceful keynote on the systemic bias against people of color in the UK publishing industry The post Bernardine Evaristo to UK Publishing: Hire More Diverse People appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-14 18:02:09 UTC ]
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New England Booksellers Announce Major Diversity Reading Initiative

Word of the new NEIBA Reading Challenge, aimed at radically reshaping the reading habits of booksellers in the region, came just hours before the announcement that only one charge would be brought against a police officer in the killing of Breonna Taylor—news that reverberated during the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Johny Pitts' Afropean wins Bread & Roses Award for Radical Publishing

Johny Pitts has won the 2020 Bread & Roses Award for Radical Publishing with his 'unique political documentary' Afropean: Notes from Black Europe (Allen Lane).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Vintage to publish 'radical reworking' of Harari's Sapiens in graphic novel style

Vintage imprint Jonathan Cape will publish Sapiens: A Graphic History, a "radical reworking" in graphic novel style of Yuval Noah Harari's bestseller Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Aspen Institute Looks at a Publishing Industry Challenged to Embrace Diversity

Aspen asks, 'Why is the world of publishing so reluctant to offer Black writers the same major book deals typically offered to white writers?' The post Aspen Institute Looks at a Publishing Industry Challenged to Embrace Diversity appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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HarperCollins’ Ecco and Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney Create a Publishing Diversity Fellowship

Led by author Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney, the publishing imprint sets up a five-year program with the Columbia Publishing Course. The post HarperCollins’ Ecco and Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney Create a Publishing Diversity Fellowship appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Diversity in Publishing in the Age of Black Lives Matter

While recent efforts are encouraging, publishing needs to establish permanent methods to give people of color more opportunities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Italian Book Industry: Publishers’ Study Sees ‘Signs of Recovery’

Italian publishers see 'encouraging signs of an upturn,' as data from Nielsen and Informazioni Editoriali shows revenue losses were cut in half in July. The post Italian Book Industry: Publishers’ Study Sees ‘Signs of Recovery’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Diversity: Macmillan USA Makes Major Changes in Management Approach

To make the company ' more representative of the world around us,' CEO John Sargent writes, Macmillan USA is establishing a new management committee. The post Diversity: Macmillan USA Makes Major Changes in Management Approach appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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

Dapo Adeola will be speaking to Ken Wilson-Max on Instagram Live this week about their experiences as two of just four black British illustrators currently being published in children's books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Majority of small publishers fear closure in wake of coronavirus

Survey shows 60% expect the impact of the pandemic may put them out of business, prompting calls for concerted helpMore than half of the UK’s small publishers fear they could be out of business by the autumn as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, according to research by the Bookseller, which... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Live: Publishers postpone major titles until pandemic is over

In light of the coronavirus outbreak and the government's advice regarding social distancing, many publications are being postponed until the new year, to prevent authors missing out on crucial face-to-face promotion.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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