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Diversity In Publishing

April 18, 2014

I rarely (or never) do link-ups here but diversity in publishing, particularly diversity in children’s literature, has been such a hot topic and I’ve been following the conversation with great interest.


I’m asking the same questions of myself and my own work that others are asking, and have been asking for years. Where are the different faces? On the pages and behind them? 


I thought it would be interesting to share the conversation here and ask if you’ve been reading any articles as well.  Please share any links in the comments.


Where Are All the People of Color in Children’s Books? by Walter Dean Myers


The Apartheid of Children’s Literature by Christopher Myers


Where’s the African-American Harry Potter or the Mexican Katniss? by Ashley Strickland


Diversity Is Not Enough: Race, Power, Publishing by Daniel Jose Older


Men Surpass Women in Publishing of Research by Douglas Quenqua


Coverflip: Maureen Johnson Calls For an End To Gendered Book Covers With An Amazing Challenge Huffington Post


A Closer Look At The New York Times YA Best Seller’s List Stacked Blog


Children’s Books By and About People of Color Published in the United States University of Wisconsin Study


Cognitive Dissonance by Mike Jung


We Need Bigger Megaphones for Diversity in Kid’s Lit by Kelly Jensen (which has an even bigger round-up of links)


The CBC Diversity Committee ongoing


Diversity in YA ongoing

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