#DignidadLiteraria, Macmillan meet to discuss Latinx representation in publishing

Feb 04 2020

Higher-ups from Macmillan met privately in their offices in New York for two hours on Monday with representatives of #DignidadLiteraria, a coalition of Latinx members of the literary, publishing, and academic communities, to discuss the recent controversy over this season’s Flatiron Books lead title, American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins, and attempt to chart a way forward… According to #DignidadLiteraria, which called the meeting successful, Macmillan agreed to committing to substantially increasing Latinx representation in both staff at the publisher and in the books it published.

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