New diversity research offers snapshot of the publishing industry

How diverse is Australian publishing? A new reports says the industry needs to be more culturally diverse.

Books are fundamental to our society: they shape our culture, education and ideas. To do this well, books should reflect the amazing and varied world we occupy.

Those who create books – publishers and publishing industry workers – are the gatekeepers. If those industry professionals are diverse and work within an industry that is inclusive, then there is a better chance that books will represent a wider range of experiences.

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