‘There Are Tons of Brown Faces Missing’: Publishers Step Up Diversity Efforts

This summer, as people across the United States gathered to protest police brutality and racial injustice, Krishan Trotman, an executive editor at Hachette Books, approached the head of the company with a proposal. Ms. Trotman was worried that the conversation about inequality in the literary world would fade away after the marches died down. “I’ve […]

‘There Are Tons of Brown Faces Missing’: Publishers Step Up Diversity Efforts

This summer, as people across the United States gathered to protest police brutality and racial injustice, Krishan Trotman, an executive editor at Hachette Books, approached the head of the company with a proposal. Ms. Trotman was worried that the conversation about inequality in the literary world would fade away after the marches died down. “I’ve […]