'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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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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Kevin Merida takes the top job at the LA Times

Yesterday, after months of speculation, the LA Times appointed its next executive editor. The paper has given the job to Kevin Merida, the editor in chief of The Undefeated, an arm of ESPN that reports on the intersection of sports, race, and culture; prior to working there, he spent twenty-two... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2021-05-04 12:30:57 UTC ]
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Hachette makes Times' Top 50 Employers for Women for second year

Hachette UK has been selected as one of the Times Top 50 Employers for Women for the second year running. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-28 21:32:56 UTC ]
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In Gabriela Garcia’s ‘Of Women and Salt,’ five generations of mothers and daughters fight to stay afloat

Her debut stretches from 1866 Cuba to the present-day United States, chronicling traumas both experienced and inherited. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-30 08:29:10 UTC ]
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For three generations of Bush women, personal pain and a public spotlight

J. Randy Taraborrelli details the struggles of the political clan’s matriarchs and wives. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-19 12:00:00 UTC ]
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A Year of Scandals and Self-Questioning for France’s Top Publishers

The release of “Consent” put France’s literary establishment under a harsh spotlight. The publishing industry is grappling with a nation that it resembles less and less. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-03 16:49:48 UTC ]
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Black America, White violence and generations of unhealed wounds

In visceral essays, Michael Eric Dyson explains the unrest after George Floyd’s killing. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-04 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade in transition waits on White House

At the end of a tumultuous year for the American book trade, with shake-ups at a number of big houses and organisations, comes a pivotal race to the White House. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-29 19:53:36 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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Hachette UK makes Times list of top employers for women

Hachette UK has been selected as one of the Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2020, while its Gender Balance Network has won Employee Network Group of the Year (Private Sector) at the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (ENEI) Awards 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-29 15:13:59 UTC ]
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Trade challenged to reach out beyond white, middle-class 'Susans'

Long-held assumptions held by the trade about writers of colour must be challenged and a concerted effort made to reach new and diverse audiences, the industry heard tuning into a webinar launching the Rethinking ‘Diversity’ in Publishing report.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-23 18:37:47 UTC ]
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New & Noteworthy Poetry, From ‘White Blood’ to the Book of Job

A selection of books published this week; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-09 12:05:57 UTC ]
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Connie Schultz’s ‘The Daughters of Erietown’ captures four generations of women in a hardscrabble Ohio town

This quiet, Anne Tyler-esque novel is a reminder that gentler times were not always gentle, that life is filled with hardship even without existential threats. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-06-08 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race soars to top

Reni Eddo-Lodge's Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race (Bloomsbury) has rocketed straight into the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Non-Fiction number one spot in its first week in the chart. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 00:35:29 UTC ]
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Folio: Announces Call For Nominations for 2020’s Top Women in Media Awards

NEW YORK—Folio:, the publishing industry’s go-to source for news, business intelligence and peer-to-peer recognition, has opened the call for nominations for the 2020 Top Women in Media Awards. Each year, the awards program honors 80+ leaders who have made a lasting impact on their brands,... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-01-28 21:07:59 UTC ]
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Espiner calls on trade to disclose salaries in job adverts

Salaries need to be more clearly stated in book trade job adverts to avoid shutting people out through lack of transparency, and to help retain top talent, Katie Espiner, m.d. Orion, has said, calling on the whole trade to disclose salaries when recruiting. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-24 13:01:40 UTC ]
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Ed Needham: ‘Top editors’ jobs have all vanished’

The founder and editor of literary magazine Strong Words on his appetite for tales of financial chicanery and why he won’t be returning to Jane AustenEd Needham is the editor of Strong Words, a magazine about books that he writes and edits on his own from his flat in Camden Town, a feat that has... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-05 17:00:51 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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