Portland State University. Department of English
Publishers and publishing, Book industries and trade, Multiculturalism in literature, Racial equity
This research aims to 1) provide an in-depth analysis of the National Book Award (NBA), with a focus on Lisa Lucas, her commitment to diversity, and how it has impacted the awards, 2) identify the systemic barriers BIPOC authors may experience that are setbacks from being recognized in literary awards, and 3) the importance of diversity in book publishing professional executive positions.
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Radke, Devyn Yan, "Systemic Barriers That Exclude BIPOC Authors From Literary Awards and the Proposed Solutions to Evoke Change" (2022). Book Publishing Final Research Paper. 68.