To combat a rising tide of racism, the Michigan State University School of Journalism’s Bias Busters program is releasing a library of 11 different volumes in its series on racial, cultural and religious diversity. In these books, they say: “We answer the questions everybody is asking, but nobody is answering.” This column also includes a 1-page downloadable flyer about this new Cultural Competence Library.
Q: “Why do you have two bookstores?” That’s a common question from readers who discover we are operating a ReadTheSpirit magazine Bookstore as well as a Front Edge Publishing Bookstore, which we launched in 2018. Answer: Since our founding in 2007, we have launched two bookstores to display our books. However, the answer is more […]
David Crumm reports on three pioneering authors who write about the experience of racism through the lens of racially blended families. Millions of Americans live with racial diversity in their own homes—and more are joining them each year.
David Crumm reports on four trends that affect our writers and editors: The rise of ‘real-person insight’ in spiritual writing; the growth of nonfiction sales; the problem of ‘crowdsourcing’ in cover design; and a trend toward offensive language in book titles.
Got a blog that has drawn together a good-sized online audience? Have you published a series of popular columns in a website or perhaps a weekly newsletter? Editor David Crumm writes about the challenges and potential of turning online writing into a successful book. We also take an in-depth look at how scholar and author Harold Heie crowdsourced a year of online conversations into an inspiring new book, Reforming American Politics.