The Colonial Catalyst

GWU MPS Cohort 12 Weekly Newsletter



The Problem of Diversity

When the 2016 Man Booker Prize shortlist and World Book Day 2017 titles were released last week, both lists faced criticism for their lack of racial diversity. Unfortunately, these lists illustrate a larger problem within the industry. Not only does publishing have... Continue Reading →

International Literacy Day: Reading the Past, Writing the Future

Friday, September 9th marked the 50th anniversary of “International Literacy Day”, a day founded by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). While it is intended as a day to promote literacy and empower individuals, communities, and societies... Continue Reading →

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