In an interesting article titled, “Equity in Publishing: What Should Editors be Doing?” for PEN America, Antonio Aiello has conversations with editors currently working in book publishing about how they define their editorial responsibility, what they think about white privilege, and the state of diversity in the publishing industry. These editors work for top publishers including Scholastic, Graywolf, Grove Atlantic, Picador, and many others.
They address problems in the industry like low salaries, education, and the lack of diverse gatekeepers. The article is a real inside like of the publishing industry through informative perspectives. Click here to read the article.
Comment below what you found to be the most surprising or impactful point made in the article.