Tamara Winfrey-Harris Mentioned in Yahoo News

Lynn Brown Posted by Lynn Brown, Digital Editorial Intern.


Tamara Winfrey-Harris Mentioned in Yahoo News

When an 11-year-old black girl from New Jersey gets so sick of reading books about “white boys and dogs” that she starts a campaign to collect and distribute stories that feature black female characters, it might be a sign that the literary world may need more diversity. The results of an unprecedented survey by publishing house Lee & Low Books also reveal that the challenges within the industry go well-beyond predominantly white authors penning novels about white characters.

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