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#Publishingpaidme: authors share advances to expose racial disparities

#Publishingpaidme: authors share advances to expose racial disparities

Jun 08 2020

Authors from Roxane Gay to Matt Haig have been sharing what they were paid to write their books in order to highlight the disparity between what black and white writers earn from their publishers.

Started by black fantasy author LL McKinney, the #publishingpaidme hashtag called on white authors to share what they had been paid by publishers, with many major names weighing in with their advances…

Source: The Guardian

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