This week’s issue in diversity is All Male Panels. A recent article from Slate recaps an All Male Panel that happened recently at the Denver ComicCon, which panelists discussed “Women in Comics” the history of women characters in comics, with academics in comics as the panelists. It seems hypocritical that all of the panelists were … Continue reading Off the Press: All Male Panels
We have a few things to get off our chests… 1. Lack of diversity in publishing, including in-house, writers, and main characters. 2. Sexism (i.e. men being squashed by their own egos, making sad puppy dog faces). 3. Having too many books in the TBR pile. 4. Not enough money to buy books in the … Continue reading Rant List!
Recently, Andrew Smith, a YA writer and author of The Grasshopper Jungle and The Alex Crow, did an interview with VICE which he made some controversial comments: I was raised in a family with four boys, and I absolutely did not know anything about girls at all. I have a daughter now; she’s 17. When … Continue reading Addressing Sexism in Writing and Publishing