"Cultural diversity is both a moral and a commercial issue . . . the moral arguments for cultural diversity are backed by strong economic incentives.... Read more
Only 4% of all the children’s books published in the UK last year featured a black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) character, according to “alarming”... Read more
HarperCollins Publishers has acquired world rights to a book about sport and race from former journalist Derek A Bardowell following a six-way auction.... Read more
HarperCollins’ BAME traineeship has opened for the 2018 intake.
HarperCollins has been included on the inaugural list of the UK’s best employers for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people compiled by charity Business in the Community.... Read more
HarperCollins UK is running its BAME traineeship programme for black, Asian and minority ethnic individuals for a second year, this time opening it up to non-graduates. ... Read more
Bare Lit, a UK literature festival devoted to BAME writers, is bringing out an anthology to allow "writers of colour to shine on their own terms".... Read more
Booksellers have been criticised for not featuring books by black, Asian and minority ethnic authors prominently enough in their stores.
London indie Influx Press has opened its submission window for three months, looking in particular for novels from BAME writers.
Quality Writing for All, a campaign to support low-income writers, with a focus on Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and disabled communities, will be officially... Read more