Reading Up on Whiteness: Religion Publishers Tackle Racial Inequality

Religion publishers are leading discussions about race in an attempt to explain how white Christians can help heal racial divisions in several new books publishing between now and fall. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'Change is not happening fast enough': UK publishers promise to tackle inequality

Responding to the newly formed Black Writers’ Guild, all five of the biggest publishers say they will make more room for black authors and staffThe “big five” UK publishing houses have separately acknowledged that “change is not happening fast enough” and that they must do a lot more to address... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-17 12:45:22 UTC ]
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Read Harder: Read A Horror Book Published By An Indie Press

You will scare yourself silly with these chilling horror books published by an indie press. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-10 11:33:18 UTC ]
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OUP becomes latest publisher to announce US Read and Publish deal

Oxford University Press has announced its first Read and Publish deal with a US institution, with Iowa State University Library. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-03 04:45:41 UTC ]
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Religion Publishers Are Opening Doors and Minds

Religion and spirituality publishers are bringing forward new titles from BIPOC authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Five Religion Publishers Announce Promotions, Hires

The new year brought new roles and new hires to Nelson Books, WaterBrook & Multnomah, Convergent, Zondervan, and Herald Press. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Read an open letter from publishing professionals condemning Trump enablers’ book deals.

As you may remember, about a week ago, Senator Josh Hawley challenged the results of the election, encouraged the storming of the Capitol, and then complained about Simon & Schuster canceling his book deal, calling the publisher’s decision “Orwellian” (how?) and “a direct assault on the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-19 16:20:57 UTC ]
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Reading Agency gets £3.5m to tackle loneliness over winter

The Reading Agency has been given £3.5m as part of a government £7.5m funding package to tackle loneliness over the winter period. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-22 14:30:12 UTC ]
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Avon to publish 'heart-warming home front read' from Taylor

HarperCollins imprint Avon Books will publish Gracie Taylor's historical novel Edie’s Home for Strays.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-01 01:09:06 UTC ]
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Publishers, help us make this a 'reading Christmas', say booksellers

Booksellers are relying on support and innovation from publishers to help drive sales this year, as the industry's retailers urge the public to shop locally.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-19 07:03:01 UTC ]
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Black & White to publish Burns poetry selection

Black & White Publishing has acquired Burns for Every Day of the Year from Robert Burns expert Dr Pauline Mackay.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-23 10:57:29 UTC ]
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DK to publish entrepreneurs' guide to navigating racial bias in the workplace

DK is publishing a business book exploring "the unavoidable truths about racial bias in the working world", called Twice As Hard: Navigating Black Stereotypes and Creating Space for Success, by Raphael and Opeyemi Sofoluke. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-24 22:13:29 UTC ]
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Indie Hajar Press launches 'to tackle racism in publishing'

A new independent political press, run by and for people of colour, is to focus on tackling institutional racism in the industry.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-10 00:55:40 UTC ]
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A White author grapples with a family history of racial oppression

Edward Ball sketches a portrait of his Klansman ancestor, a Black victim and post-Civil War New Orleans. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-07 12:00:00 UTC ]
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The Reading List Behind ‘Nice White Parents’

Everyone wants what’s best for their children’s education. But who gets to decide what’s best? The reporter behind our new podcast from Serial shares the books that helped her answer that question. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-07-30 13:43:33 UTC ]
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Religion Publishers' Anti-Racism Resources Draw Sales

Faith-based houses reached a ready audience in June when they highlighted social justice titles and resources on anti-racism as outcries against police brutality and discrimination dominated the streets and the headlines. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How #PublishingPaidMe Exposed Racial Inequities

Many authors and agents say that lower advances for authors of color highlight institutional racism in publishing—but some white industry insiders say it’s more complicated. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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OUP agrees first Read & Publish deal in China

Oxford University Press (OUP) and the National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Sciences (NSLC) have announced a new Read & Publish agreement said to be the first of its kind in mainland China.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-31 23:21:25 UTC ]
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Hachette Children's Group to publish graphic novel tackling climate crisis

Hodder Children’s Books will publish second graphic novel by Eoin Colfer, Andrew Donkin and Giovanni Rigano following the success of Illegal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 06:17:17 UTC ]
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Publishers Association pushes Johnson to scrap reading tax

The Publishers Association (PA) has upped its Axe the Reading Tax Campaign, as a new survey has found that 71% of adults think that VAT should not be charged on any reading materials—digital or print. The survey also reveals that 50% of respondents said that a cut to the tax would inspire them... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-24 09:11:28 UTC ]
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