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Male writers favoured in broadsheet reviews, research finds

In a new research project, new books by men were found to receive 12% more broadsheet review coverage than those of their female counterparts. Read more

Vida report: 'Dangerous lens' of male bias remains in literary criticism

Vida’s latest survey of gender bias in literary criticism has revealed less than half of publications achieved gender equality, with the New York Review of Books halving... Read more

Scholastic reveals 8.45% gender pay gap

Scholastic has revealed a median pay gap of 8.45%, less than half of the national average of 18.4%. Read more

Macmillan’s median gender pay gap is 34% in favour of women

Macmillan Publishing International Limited (MPIL) has revealed that it’s median gender pay gap is 34% in favour of women.    Read more

HarperCollins' gender pay gap is 10.4%

HarperCollins has revealed its gender pay gap showing the median difference in salaries between men and women is 10.4% while the mean difference is 16%.... Read more

Open Office Hours to break barriers

Sarah Davis-Goff on how Tramp Press is battling book trade gender bias. Read more

Gender gap widens for children reading for pleasure

The number of children who enjoy reading for pleasure has increased but the gender gap between girls and boys has widened, according to a new... Read more

Ladybird to drop gender-labelling of books

Penguin Random House’s Ladybird imprint will no longer publish books labelled “for boys” and “for girls”, in response to a campaign by Let Toys Be... Read more

Books for Girls: Not Just a Younger Form of Chick-Lit

Natasha Farrant is a literary scout and author. Her newest book in the Bluebell Gadsby series, Flora in Love, is out now. Here she tells... Read more

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