Lee & Low updates our infographic on diversity in children’s book publishing and looks at the 2016 numbers.
In 2015, we released an infographic and study on the diversity gap in the Academy Awards. Today, we take a look at the diversity records that have been broken in the 2017 Oscars nominations.
This year, Broadway megahit Hamilton—which almost exclusively stars actors of color—broke Tony records with a whopping 16 nominations. Add to that nominations for The Color Purple, Eclipsed, and Shuffle Along, and we’re in a year where conceivably all the main acting Tonys could go to people of color. But is this year’s diversity a sign of lasting change, or an anomaly?
To celebrate the release of Star Wars, we revisit our study on the diversity gap in sci-fi and fantasy movie blockbusters.
Our new infographic looks at the Diversity Gap in the Emmy Awards after last night’s momentous wins.
Silicon Valley has been the darling of the US economy for decades. Creativity, leadership, risk taking, and hard work are all attributes of American innovation at its finest. Though lauded as a true meritocracy by the business world, the truth is that Silicon Valley suffers from a similar lack representation among women and people of color as other industries.
Lee & Low Books analyses the newest statistics about the Diversity Gap in Children’s Book Publishing.
Are the Academy Awards getting more diverse? We update our 2012 infographic and study on the diversity gap in the Academy Awards.
Literary agents make up a big part of the publishing machine. Most publishers no longer consider unsolicited submissions, so an agent is a must if you even want to get your foot in the door. Each year, agents review many promising manuscripts and portfolios so it is safe to say they have a good sense of who makes up the talent pool of children’s book publishing. So what kind of diversity are agents seeing?
In our earlier blog post, Diversity in Publishing: How Diverse is LEE & LOW’s Authors, Illustrators, and Staff, we shared a mini breakdown of our authors and illustrators as well as our staff. After receiving a few more questions, we decided to take a closer look at the breakdown of our staff by department.