SoA and HC back call for more diversity in publishing

The Society of Authors has said that a “publishing industry which does not reflect society fails writers, readers and itself”. Nicola Solomon, the organisation’s chief executive, and HarperCollins’ director of people John Athanasiou have backed a new report calling for improved diversity across the trade. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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