Posts by Melissa Snook

Diversity in Publishing

The 2019 Sydney University Student Anthology was launched on March 6th by children's editor and audiobook producer, Radhiah Chowdhury. It was a great night and Radhiah delivered an inspiring and fascinating speech on diversity in publishing, discussing some of the issues that have arisen in publishing since the start of 2020, where diversity has been a key factor. We've reproduced that speech here for you.

Increasing Diversity in Young Adult Literature

Young Adult literature is a booming industry in the United States. Though lately, more and more attention has been brought to the lack of and need for diversity and representation. How does the Australian industry measure up? Is diversity really an issue in the YA industry?