From agenting to editing, from sales to marketing, less than five percent of publishing professionals are Black, according to the results of the most recent Lee & Low diversity graphic on Black representation in the publishing industry. How does institutional exclusion and racism impact the success of books by Black authors and the trajectory of Black creators? In this series of panel discussions, industry experts offer insights, share experiences and concerns, and suggest ways to create change.

Part I: Black Voices: Pushing for Change in Children’s Book Publishing

Part II: Centering Black Creators

Part III: Building Community

Black Voices: Pushing for Change in Children’s Book Publishing Resource List

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