2019 Wrap-Up: Diversity

2019 Wrap-Up: Diversity

The ‘diversity’ check box was included when the AWW Challenge began in 2012 with the aim (which mirrors that of the challenge as a whole) of drawing attention to writers whose work might be overlooked in reading communities. As editor, I have tended to focus upon...
Diversity Roundup: September – December 2019

Diversity Roundup: September – December 2019

Happy holidays all! I hope this finds you in a cool spot with a book. If you need any more reading recommendations, the following roundup might help. As with the previous roundup, there were 80 reviews tagged with ‘diversity’ from September to December, so there are...
Diversity Roundup: May – August 2019

Diversity Roundup: May – August 2019

Over the last four months, 80 books featuring diversity were entered into our database. A big shout-out is in order to blogger Nalini Hayes of Dark Matter Zine, who penned more than a third of these! Given Melissa Lucashenko’s fantastic & well-deserved win of the...
Diversity Roundup: January – April 2019

Diversity Roundup: January – April 2019

Close to 50 works were reviewed and tagged with ‘diversity’ in our database in the first four months of this year, and it’s good to see people thinking about this as they read. Below are some highlights!   Goorie writer Melissa Lucashenko’s most recent novel, Too Much...
2018 Wrap Up: Diversity

2018 Wrap Up: Diversity

Of the 1104 book reviewed by AWW readers in 2018, 146 were tagged ‘diversity’. This compares with 121 books with this tag in 2017, and 86 in 2016. AWW readers are either picking up more books that feature diversity, or they’re becoming more aware of conversations...