Diversity in Publishing – Studies & Stats
King, Amy & Clark, Sarah, et al. “The 2017 VIDA Count.” VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, June 17 2018. Compiles demographic data on how various underrepresented groups and populations are reviewed, awarded grants, etc. Visit Site.
Low, Jason T. (jasontlow) “Where Is the Diversity in Publishing? The 2015 Diversity Baseline Survey Results.” Lee & Low Books, Jan. 26 2016. Read Article.
Pope, Colin. “We Need to Talk About the Canon: Demographics in The Norton Anthology.” The Millions, April 29 2019. Read Article
A Deeper Dive
2018 Canadian Book Publishing Diversity Baseline Survey – Summary Report. Association of Canadian Publishers, March 2019, Read Report.
Agosto, Denise, et al. “The All-White World of Middle-School Genre Fiction: Surveying the Field for Multicultural Protagonists.” Children s Literature in Education, vol. 34, Dec. 2003, pp. 257–75. ResearchGate, doi:10.1023/B:CLID.0000004894.29271.bb. Read Article
Bala, Sharon. “Canada Reads and the Gender Gap.” Sharon Bala, March 25 2018, Read Article.
Demand for Diversity: A Survey of Canadian Readers. Booknet Canada, May 1, 2019. Read Report.
“The Diversity Baseline Survey: Taking a Look in the Mirror.” Lee & Low Books, Read Article.
Harvey, Melinda and Julieanne Lamond. “2017 Stella Count.” The Stella Prize, 2018, Read Report.
Horning, Kathleen T. “Publishing Statistics on Children’s Books about People of Color and First/Native Nations and by People of Color and First/Native Nations Authors and Illustrators.” CCBC, Read Report.
Lo, Malinda. “2014 LGBT YA by the Numbers.” Diversity in YA, 10 Dec. 2014. Read Report.
Pajovic, Vesna & Vyskocil, Kristina. “CWILA 2015 Count Methods & Results.” CWILA, Read Report.
Rawson, Casey. “Are All Lists Created Equal? Diversity in Award-Winning and Bestselling Young Adult Fiction.” The Journal of Research on Libraries and Young Adults, June 14 2011, Read Article.
Shah, Angilee. “A Survey of Who Works in the Book Industry Gives Us a Clue about Why It’s Not Diverse.” Public Radio International, Jan. 28 2016, Read Article.
“The 2018 #BlackSpecFic Report.” FIYAH, Visit Site
Wilson, Kristian. “How Diverse Is Children’s Literature?” Bustle, Sept. 14 2016, Read Article.
Writing the Future: Black and Asian Writers in the UK Marketplace. Arts Council England, April 15 2015, Read Report.