Alderman calls on publishing to address sexism or be left behind

Alderman calls on publishing to address sexism or be left behind

The Baileys Women's Prize For Fiction winner Naomi Alderman has spoken out against the "old fashioned" publishing industry, which she says needs to address subtle yet endemic sexism seeping into the marketing of its books - or risk being left behind. 

Alderman, a mentee of Margaret Atwood, won the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction last week (7th June) for her feminist science fiction novel The Power (Viking). The speculative novel explores what might happen if the balance of physical power between men and women was somehow reversed, positing a scenario in which women gain the power to elec...

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