50 Must-Read Children’s Books From the Second Half of 2019

From award-winning authors like Grace Lin and Oge Mora to debut authors and illustrators, these 50 diverse children's books are excellent reads.

Kwame Alexander’s Versify Imprint Launches in April

Go Beyond Reading Diversely: Buy Diversely, Too

We know that we should be conscious of reading diversely when we're picking up books to put into our eyeballs. But what about the next step? Are we purchasing books as diversely as we're reading?

Lionel Shriver, A Year of Publishing Women, and White Feminism

Famous People Who Need A YA Backstory

Discussions About Diversity

Welcome to the Dear Book Nerd podcast, a bi-weekly show that answers your questions about life, love, and literature! My special guest co-host this week is the wonderful Varian Johnson. Varian and I answer two listener-submitted questions and discuss the complicated but extremely important topic of diversity in literature and publishing. Don't miss it!

We Need Diverse Books: Real Teens Have Their Say

Publishing’s Diversity Problem: The Response Scale

First Book CEO Discusses Diversity and the “Stories For All” Project