David Crumm reports on what is becoming an annual year-end crisis of capacity in the publishing industry. The shortages are caused by major disruptions in publishing, including the good news that books are more popular than ever. At the same time, paper producers are shifting toward making the cardboard boxes that deliver those books to our homes.
Editor David Crumm reports on the start of the centennial year marking the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, extending voting rights to women. Media companies are making big plans. David suggests ways writers can contribute to this year of reflection on women’s rights.
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.