Tagged: diversity

When all is said, what is being done? Introducing the Black Agents & Editors’ Group

The global if tragically-induced surge of the Black Lives Matter movement has sparked vital conversations. Yet, what was revelatory for so many in our industry... Read more

Asian Booklist: my response to the exhausting diversity debate

I don’t ever want to be pitted against Lionel Shriver because, frankly, I’m intimidated by her. Shriver is successful, wealthy and powerful and has that... Read more

Lovely people

Philip Jones discusses the sober findings of Creative Access' recent survey, completed by interns who have entered the publishing industry. Read more

Leader of the pack

As Hachette UK releases its first Ethnicity Pay Gap report, Philip Jones reflects on the book trade's latest efforts to hire and publish inclusively.... Read more

Naming the bias problem

SAGE’s global publishing boss reveals how he had to ditch his first name to get noticed by potential employers in the industry. Read more

The commitments

Philip Jones addresses the Publishers Association's industry-wide action plan to tackle inclusivity, and why it is needed. Read more

A way to go

YA author Robin Talley on how LGBT publishing has progressed in recent years and how far it still has to go. Read more

Welcome to…

Philip Jones argues that the publishing industry needs to figure out what it can learn from recent political upheaval. Read more

Young, BAME, and chasing the 'alternative route into publishing' dream

Marianne Tatepo on the path to publishing for people from ethnically diverse backgrounds. Read more

Why set up a prize for writers of colour?

Sunny Singh, chair of judges of The Jhalak Prize for the Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour, on why the prize needs... Read more

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