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How Green Is Your Book?
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How Green Is Your Book?

by Karla Olson

Readers who want to minimize the environmental footprint of their personal libraries can learn to identify sustainable products from environmentally-responsible publishers and booksellers. As more readers seek out eco-friendly options, companies are motivated to shift toward greater sustainability. […]

Racism: Can Books Help Write the Next Chapter?
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Racism: Can Books Help Write the Next Chapter?

The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020 sparked a wave of outrage, disbelief, grief, and protests across America. The story is, unfortunately, not new nor isolated. This book being written today is a sequel to a repeating story of centuries of systemic racism, violence, and oppression. This story can be different. The challenge before us takes continuous intention to overcome a long heritage interwoven into our justice system, neighborhood borders, education system, and yes, in the books we publish and read. […]

Author and publisher Brooke Warner connects in a small group setting at a retreat especially for women writers.
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She Writes: Elevating Women’s Voices

by Brooke Warner

In the course of history, women have made great sacrifices to make their voices heard in the world of literature, but today their work is still not regarded in the same light as literary work produced by men. Since books create shared understanding, elevating the voices of women in publishing is essential to overcoming gender bias within and outside the book industry. It takes many other voices to elevate the voices that do get to be heard. […]