YA Anthologies Bring Diverse Voices Together

We spoke with the editors of five recently published and forthcoming anthologies for teens about the origin of their collections, how they built their lists of contributors, and their hopes for these volumes as they reach readers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
News tagged with: #recently published #forthcoming anthologies #reach readers

Other Publishing stories related to: 'YA Anthologies Bring Diverse Voices Together'


A shared ambition to bring forth more diverse voices

We'd like to build bridges between the writing development sector and the publishing industry, to address diversity and to build new readers for contemporary writing, writes Claire Malcolm of New Writing North. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #writing north #contemporary writing #publishing industry #diverse voices #build bridges


Penguin Books pre-empts YA thriller from 'astounding new voice'

Penguin Books has pre-empted What Beauty There Is by Cory Anderson, a YA debut about "beauty, brutality and broken people trying to survive", branded "a masterpiece of a thriller". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-12 13:52:08 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #broken people


Read Harder: An Own Voices YA Book With a Black Main Character That Isn’t About Black Pain

We've got books for the Read Harder task asking you to read an own voices YA book with a Black main character that isn't about Black pain. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-07 11:30:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #ya book #read harder


Native American poetry anthology vibrates with powerful voices

U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo serves as lead editor of this new collection, which showcases a range of poems as vast as the continent. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-09-16 19:52:14 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #anthology #lead editor #powerful voices


Native American poetry anthology vibrates with powerful voices

U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo serves as lead editor of this new collection, which showcases a range of poems as vast as the continent. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-09-16 19:52:14 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #anthology #lead editor #powerful voices


Native American poetry anthology vibrates with powerful voices

U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo serves as lead editor of this new collection, which showcases a range of poems as vast as the continent. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2020-09-16 19:52:14 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #anthology #lead editor #powerful voices


A Literary Festival for Diverse Voices Finds a Home Online

What happens when you hand over the reins of a literary festival to the hosts of the popular feminist podcast Call Your Girlfriend? You get By The Books: A Collection of Rising Voices, a highly diverse online lit fest. By The Books starts today and is curated by Ann Friedman and Aminatou... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-07-06 20:50:30 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #literary festival #ann friedman


Report: 2019 Diversity in Children’s and YA Literature

The Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) has released the results of its 2019 survey on diversity in children's and YA literature.  Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-26 17:38:28 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #children's book #ya literature #cooperative children


Free 'global voices' anthology released to coincide with World Refugee Day

A digital collection of "global voices" will launch to coincide with World Refugee Day (20th June 2020).  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-08 08:51:48 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #anthology


Guppy Books holds competition to find new YA voices

Oxford-based independent publisher Guppy Books is launching a competition to search for new voices in young adult fiction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-14 12:22:58 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with:


2020 YA Book Covers Bring Disability Representation to the Forefront

These 2020 YA book covers showcase disability representation -- and may be the start of the sea change we need. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-13 11:37:47 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #ya book #sea change


Lime Pictures to bring Duffy's YA debut to television screens

Lime Pictures has acquired television rights for Malcolm Duffy's young adult debut novel, Me Mam. Me Dad. Me., about a young boy trying to make sense of his mother's abusive relationship. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 00:42:15 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #abusive relationship #ya debut #lime pictures


Author Sharna Jackson: Bringing diversity into children's books

The children's novelist inspiring BAME readers to see themselves positively in the stories they read. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this |


Diversity initiatives and anthologies prove fruitful for writers of colour

A number of authors who contributed to an anthology of BAME writing, or participated in programmes aimed at tackling under-representation, have struck book deals—but most insist more needs to be done. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #programmes aimed #diversity initiatives


'Dire statistics' show YA fiction is becoming less diverse, warns report

Study finds that fewer books for young adults by black and minority ethnic authors have been published in the UK since 2010, despite rise in diversity initiativesDespite a raft of diversity initiatives, the percentage of young adult books written by black and minority ethnic (BME) authors has... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #primary education #bookish jobs #diversity initiatives


BookExpo 2018: YA Editors Aim to Further Diversify Character Diversity

The five editors presenting this year’s YA buzz books at a BookExpo panel on May 31 underlined the importance of inclusion in book acquisitions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bookexpo panel


Hybrid Publishing, Diversity of Voices Focus at IBPA Conference

The growth of hybrid publishing and the diversity of voices independent presses bring to publishing were among the topics at this year's IBPA Publishing University. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #hybrid publishing


PEN Brings the Resistance to Its 2018 World Voices Festival

The theme of this year's PEN World Voices Festival, "Resist and Reimagine," brings writers including Colson Whitehead, Roxane Gay, Eileen Myles, Jhumpa Lahiri, Dave Eggers, and Masha Gessen together in New York for six days in April. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #masha gessen #dave eggers #jhumpa lahiri #roxane gay


New Conferences Aim to Bring Diversity to Religion Publishing

Brian Allain, director of the Frederick Buechner Center, is launching a new series of conferences for under-represented groups of spiritual authors such as African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #religion publishing