Ruby Hamad’s essay about White women’s tears went viral. ‘White Tears/Brown Scars’ delves deeper into performative victimhood.

The essays outline how a tactical affect upholds the status quo of white privilege and power. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-16 11:26:39 UTC ]
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In ‘Luster,’ Young Black Women Feel Uneasy in a White American Home

Raven Leilani’s debut novel follows an interracial, intergenerational affair as it leads to an unusual redefinition of family. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-08-06 09:00:04 UTC ]
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Canada: White Pine Options Kids Can Press’ YA Book on Women Politicians

Taking a look at 19 internationally prominent women in political leadership, the nonfiction YA title 'In Good Hands' is to be made into a television series. The post Canada: White Pine Options Kids Can Press’ YA Book on Women Politicians appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-31 17:13:55 UTC ]
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In Elliot Ackerman’s ‘Red Dress in Black and White,’ a viral photo at a Turkish protest sets a plot in motion

The events at Istanbul’s Gezi Park in 2013 form the linchpin of Ackerman’s shrewd, intricately plotted fourth novel. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-29 12:00:00 UTC ]
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5 Audiobook Memoirs and Essay Collections Written by Bi+ Women of Color

Learn more about the lives and thoughts of these authors with these nonfiction audiobooks by bi+ women of color, including memoirs and essay collections. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-21 10:31:22 UTC ]
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Little, Brown scoops book by 'Trump resistance' White House insider

Little, Brown is publishing a book from the anonymous senior official who wrote a New York Times op ed claiming to be part of “the resistance" inside Donald Trump's White House. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-23 07:27:05 UTC ]
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Black & White signs McBride's 'inspiring' collection of stories from Irish women

Black & White will publish Caitlin McBride's "intimate and inspirational" collection of stories from Irish women later this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-15 13:41:32 UTC ]
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Breaking In: Keah Brown on Going From Viral Hashtag Creator to Debut Memoir Author

Happy pub day to Keah Brown! Her debut memoir, The Pretty One, released today from Atria Books. To celebrate, we're publishing the unabridged version of Keah's interview featured in the Breaking In column of the September 2019 issue of Writer's Digest. You can catch Keah on the debut authors... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-08-06 17:00:43 UTC ]
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'This generation is different'; Frances-White says women will take trade's top jobs

Almost 200 people attended the first official Conduit event, as host Deborah Frances-White spoke of how soon the industry’s top jobs will “routinely” be taken by women as this generation smashes the glass ceiling. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Little, Brown acquires 'no-nonsense guide for women' by Obama's ex-assistant

Little, Brown has acquired a “no-nonsense guide for women” by Barack Obama’s former right-hand woman Alyssa Mastromonaco. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quadrille snaps up essays on women's relationship with the internet

Quadrille will publish an exploration of the female relationship with the internet, Mixed Feelings, by Refinery29 editor Sarah Raphael and campaigner Naomi Shimada. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Picador pre-empts essay collection by Muslim women

Picador has pre-empted a collection of essays about the Muslim female experience, edited by social media activist Mariam Khan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cowell delves deeper into British history for new trilogy

Author and illustrator Cressida Cowell is looking to ancient Britain for inspiration for her new three-book children’s series, with the first, as-yet-untitled book due for release in the UK and the US in the autumn of 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gov. Jerry Brown urges against letting 'violence tear us apart'

Updates on California politics: California delegation reacts to Dallas tragedy, ex-Facebook president Sean Parker backs recreational pot July 8, 2016, 11:42 a.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're watching: The California... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Black authors don’t write only for white women | Dreda Say Mitchell

Yes, book publishers have a problem with writers of colour – it’s just not the one Man Booker prizewinner Marlon James describesThere are so few ethnic minority voices in publishing and the media that when one criticises another it has come to be regarded as a form of strike-breaking. Knowing... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Women ran. Women won. Women changed the rules of American politics.

Caitlin Moscatello recounts the 2018 midterms, which saw more female candidates than ever. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-30 12:14:40 UTC ]
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Vicky Williams on Women in Publishing: Women and Men Need to Champion Women

'Women need to almost un-condition themselves,' says Emerald's Vicky Williams, who joins The Markets' panel at Frankfurt Book Fair on women in publishing. The post Vicky Williams on Women in Publishing: Women and Men Need to Champion Women appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Evaristo spotlights 20 Black women writers for International Women's Day

Booker-winning writer Bernardine Evaristo has marked International Women’s Day by curating a top 20 list of recently published Black British writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-08 03:11:09 UTC ]
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Brown and Morris promoted to agents at Curtis Brown

Becky Brown and Lucy Morris have both been promoted to agents at Curtis Brown's books department. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-07 14:10:50 UTC ]
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Deeper and deeper

The Bookseller’s FutureBook Conference held on Monday (see pp10-13) showed a trade comfortable in its own post-digital skin and willing to confront the broader issues we face. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-18 21:23:46 UTC ]
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