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Tag: Diversity

Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Announces Out of The Margins Awards

PRESS RELEASE AND INFORMATION:::: SCBWI takes great pride in the creation of the OMA Award (which stands for Out from the Margins), a new and substantial award for early-career underrepresented creators of children’s...

Tiny Reparations Books Announces Inaugural Acquisitions

Phoebe Robinson, founder of Tiny Reparations Books, and Christine Ball, SVP, Publisher of Dutton and Plume, have announced the first acquisitions for the new imprint. Editor Amber Oliver, a recent addition to the editorial team, will...

Harlequin’s Romance Includes You Mentorship Initiative

Harlequin’s Romance Includes You Mentorship Initiative Supports Increased Diversity and Inclusion in Romance Publishing Mentorship opportunity aims to find new talent and bring more stories representing diverse and own voices to romance readers  Today, Harlequin launched a mentorship initiative...

Coretta Scott King Book Awards 50th Anniversary Celebration

In 2019, join thousands of libraries and classrooms from across the country in the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Book Award, Given annually, the Coretta Scott King Book...

70 libraries named for ALA’s Great Stories Club series on Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation

Seventy libraries have been selected to participate in the American Library Association’s Great Stories Club series on Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT), a thematic reading and discussion program series that will...

Reading Club Celebrates Diversity in Children’s Books

When 11 year-old Sidney Keys III looked for a book to read at the library, he was discouraged that he didn't find many titles featuring a young African-American kid like him. Instead...

Brenda Jackson on the Importance of Diversity in Romance Novels

The Importance of Diversity in Romance Novels (Reprinted with permission from Bookish.com) by Brenda Jackson Brenda Jackson believes in love, and (like your editors here at Bookish!) she also believes in the importance of diversity. Her...

“Not Even If You Begged” by Francis Ray Book Trailer

In Francis Ray's new novel NOT EVEN IF YOU BEGGED her heroine Traci Evan's heart is so hardened after her husband's deceitful deeds, that not even her friend and next door neighbor...
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