Tagged: inclusion

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

Bonsignore takes CUP and Cambridge Assessment equality role ahead of merger

Serita Bonsignore has been appointed to a newly created director role working across Cambridge University Press (CUP) and Cambridge Assessment.  Read more

Francis questions sector's lack of progress and leadership on diversity

Joy Francis has called on publishing industry leaders to "let us know who you are" and to ensure diversity and inclusion is not just a "transactional" process.... Read more

Diversity policies 'not a panacea for centuries of racism', warns Dabiri

What White People Can Do Next author Emma Dabiri has urged against "peddling reductive interpretations on social media”, resisting the “holy grail” of Diversity & Inclusion (D&I)... Read more

Hachette unveils free event series for publishing hopefuls

Hachette UK is launching a series of free virtual events, "Opening the Book", later this month, aiming to demystify publishing. Read more

PRH updates on leadership target as diversity and inclusion report published

Penguin Random House UK has set a target to make its senior leadership team more representative of society with its inaugural diversity and inclusion report... Read more

Open letter says 'transphobia acceptable in British book industry'

A group of individuals from across the books industry has written an open letter to The Bookseller which has warned “transphobia is still perfectly acceptable in the... Read more

Hachette to host free seminar for LGBTQIA+ writers

Hachette UK will host a free event in April with author Laura Kay and her editor Emma Capron which aims to demystify publishing for LGBTQIA+ aspiring writers and publishers.  ... Read more

Home-working has put spotlight on inequalities within industry, staffers say

The publishing industry has revealed frustration over how home-working has exposed disparity between the wealth of some junior and senior members of staff.  ... Read more

Last year may be a tipping point for a truly inclusive industry, but there is more to do

Five prominent figures from the literary world discuss the vexed debates surrounding cultural appropriation, authenticity and the growing trend for sensitivity readers. Read more

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