It’s an art form that involves understanding readers’ preferences, mood and prior reading experiences – and how to get them to quickly convey all this.
Before the written word, stories were passed down through the oral tradition of storytelling. For Liberian-American author Wayétu Moore, the stories of West Africa were her introduction to imaginative worlds and speculative fiction.
Without digitizing special collections, we’re limiting their availability to the collective scrutiny of creative minds that are continuing to solve important problems.
Though there’s still a long way to go to achieve true equality in publishing, 2018 saw increases in both digital readership and sales of content created by authors that come from a diverse background.