Resources for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Literary Programming & Publishing

A brief resource guide, by no means comprehensive, that I developed for a presentation. Please feel free to add more in the comments — or send me a note at sarahbrowningwriter@yahoo.com.

  • We Need Diverse Books
    An organization dedicated to “putting more books featuring diverse characters into the hands of all children.” Includes a “Resources for Writers” page applicable to all genres.
    https://diversebooks.org/

Author: Sarah Browning

Sarah Browning is the author of Killing Summer (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2017) and Whiskey in the Garden of Eden (The Word Works, 2007). She is co-founder and for 10 years was Executive Director of Split This Rock: Poems of Provocation & Witness. She is an Associate Fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies and recipient of the Lillian E. Smith Writer-in-Service Award as well as of fellowships from the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities, Mesa Refuge, Yaddo, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. She has been guest editor or co-edited special issues of Beltway Poetry Quarterly, The Delaware Poetry Review, and three issues of POETRY magazine. From 2006 to 2019 Browning co-hosted the Sunday Kind of Love poetry series at Busboys and Poets in Washington, DC. She has been nominated numerous times for the Pushcart Prize. She received an MFA in poetry and creative nonfiction from Rutgers University Camden in 2021 and lives in Philadelphia, PA.

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