Diversity in Publishing Isn’t Hurting Privileged Writers

It just isn’t.

This piece has been sitting in my drafts for a while as I try to get my thoughts perfectly clear.

Then James Patterson said some bullshit to USA Today, and, well… here we are.

If you belong to a marginalized group — whether you a person of color, LGBTQ+, a religious or ethnic minority, disabled, some combination of those, or some other marginalization altogether — and you are trying to be published traditionally, you have likely heard some version of the…



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Gina Denny

Gina Denny


B.S. Business/Human Resources M.S. in Child Development/Education. Associate editor for Touchpoint Press. Erstwhile classroom music teacher.