Tag: diversity

The RWA debacle

The RWA debacle

The romance world is up in arms over RWA’s secretive (and inappropriate) handling of ethics complaints against Courtney Milan. The complaints were lodged by several author/editors whom Milan had called out for racism. RWA responded by Requesting that Milan resign from her position as chair of the Ethics Committee, rather… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/07/2019

News & Notes – 9/07/2019

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Indie Booksellers Incensed as Amazon Breaks [Margaret Atwood] ‘Testaments’ Embargo  (Publishers Weekly; also NPR if you prefer to listen) You can read an “exclusive first… Read more »

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News & Notes – 6/29/2018

News & Notes – 6/29/2018

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   Book News ALA Reports Strong Attendance at 2019 Annual Conference. The article also covers highlights and major issues from the conference. (Publishers Weekly) ALA Votes… Read more »

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News & Notes – 06/16/2018

News & Notes – 06/16/2018

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   Worth Reading/Viewing BookExpo and BookCon 2018: Authors Explore the Multiplicities of Diversity  (Publishers Weekly) BookExpo 2018: Reaching the Romance Reader (Shelf Awareness) A BookExpo panel… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/28/2017

News & Notes – 10/28/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   Book News Unseen Harper Lee letters give intimate view of To Kill a Mockingbird author (The Guardian) Whole Foods Adds Nearly $1.3 Billion to Amazon (Publishers… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/21/2017

News & Notes – 10/21/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   Book News Man Booker Prize goes to George Saunders’s Lincoln in the Bardo (The Guardian) It’s the second year in a row that an American novel has… Read more »

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News & Notes – 10/14/2017

News & Notes – 10/14/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   Book News Kazuo Ishiguro wins the Nobel prize in literature 2017 (The Guardian) Hachette folding Weinstein Books in wake of Harvey Weinstein sexual harrassment/assault scandal. (Shelf… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/23/2017

News & Notes – 9/23/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Navajo Student Wins Highest National Honor for Young Poets (Indian Country Today) The article includes an interview with the poet, Kinsale Hueston. You can read… Read more »

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News & Notes – 9/09/2017

News & Notes – 9/09/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   Book News Texas Libraries Hit Hard by Hurricane Harvey (Library Journal) And Florida libraries are likely to be hit hard by Irma. A shooting at… Read more »

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News & Notes – 7/29/2017

News & Notes – 7/29/2017

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Michiko Kakutani, Chief ‘Times’ Book Critic, Steps Down After Nearly 4 Decades (NPR Books) ‘Sensational’ lost play by Peter Pan author JM Barrie published… Read more »

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