Posts Tagged: Racism

Links: Monday, March 30th

Links: Monday, March 30th

March 30, 2015 Links 5

Today’s Links: Answering Questions: Jane Litte/Jen Frederick – So this is old news and not surprising, but I wanted people to see a couple good comments. Author Bree (who’s 1/2 of the writing team Kit Rocha) shares her hurt and… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, March 17th

Links: Tuesday, March 17th

March 17, 2015 Links 0

Today’s Links: Spilling Tea, Choking on Silence and Perhaps Burning Bridges – Suleikha Snyder vents her frustration with a white-run publishing industry and how easily it forgives and forgets sometimes. I’m not a bestselling author. I’m not a degree-holding academic… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, February 14th

Links: Saturday, February 14th

February 14, 2015 Links 6

Today’s Links: Perceptions of Diversity in Book Reviews, Part 1: "Scarcely Plausible" – Malinda Lo has put together a fabulous series looking at how reviewers talk about diverse themes in their reviews of YA lit. Not all reviews discuss diversity… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, February 10th

Links: Tuesday, February 10th

February 10, 2015 Links 3

Today’s Links: Home Is a Complicated Place – YA author Renée Watson talks about growing up in Oregon as a black girl and watching gentrification change her community. For Maya Younger, the main character in This Side of Home, home… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, February 3rd

Links: Tuesday, February 3rd

February 3, 2015 Links 1

Today’s Links: You Talking To Me, Sonali? (an authenticity in diversity a-ha moment) – This short post from Sonali Dev is a clever observation of the details that make an author’s voice authentic. The point here is that despite the… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, January 27th

Links: Tuesday, January 27th

January 27, 2015 Links 1

Today’s Links: Ankara Press – A couple people tweeted a link to this new romance imprint of a Nigerian publishing house. From the excerpts it seems like the books have an almost chick lit sort of vibe. Anyone looking for… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, January 17th

Links: Saturday, January 17th

January 17, 2015 Links 0

Today’s Links: Queers Destroy Science Fiction! – This Kickstarter for an edition of LIGHTSPEED magazine written and edited by people who are LGBT looks interesting. “Why was this character gay? It didn’t add anything to the story.” “It was distracting… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, December 18th

Links: Thursday, December 18th

December 18, 2014 Links 5

Today’s Links: Why Female Authors Get Angry at Erasure – I’ve refrained from linking to the Konrath brouhaha because the man’s ego doesn’t need more attention, but this reaction from Beth Revis is worth reading for how it gets to… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, December 11th

Links: Thursday, December 11th

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Today’s Links: Dear Book World: Stop Making Excuses For Your Race Problem – A needed call for editors and other decisionmakers to put up or shut up on diversifying their lineups. The time for talk has passed. I understand, from… Read more »

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