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What is Diversity?

Chad Williams | Posted 06.02.2015 | Black Voices
Chad Williams

A company can seek to have a diverse body of employees, but it cannot seek to hire a diverse employee. An individual can be of a diverse background, his ancestry diverse, but the individual himself cannot be such.

HelloGiggles Founder and BookCon Panelist Sophia Rossi Talks About the Love Affair Between Books and the Internet

Laura M. Bell | Posted 05.28.2015 | Books
Laura M. Bell

You've got to feel sorry for books: they have a lot to contend with. TV and computer games were bad enough, what with that deadly combination of moving images and sounds, but now there's the Internet, and all the things that come with 24-7 interconnectivity on a global scale.

YA Author Sabaa Tahir Talks About Success, BookCon and the Magic of Fantasy

Laura M. Bell | Posted 05.22.2015 | Books
Laura M. Bell

Young Adult fans, rejoice: BookCon, the consumer-facing event of BEA (Book Expo America), have announced that this year the event will see an 'unparalleled YA presence': "The surge in YA's popularity has fuelled a love of literature amongst young readers and accounts for some of the most enthusiastic and dedicated fans in the industry," said Brien McDonald, Show Manager of BookCon.

We Need Diverse Books Bringing Panels On Diversity To BookCon

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 12.11.2014 | Books

BookCon and We Need Diverse Books are teaming up in 2015 for two panels highlighting diversity in literature. The panels, organized by ReedPop, the pr...

EXCLUSIVE: H.M. Ward to Launch New Book Publishing Company

Jeff Rivera | Posted 07.29.2014 | Books
Jeff Rivera

In their first joint interview, Holly, as her friends call her and her husband and business partner, Mike Ward reveal the details of the project they've been keeping hush-hush for months.