The whiteness of publishing: Diversity an issue as book convention opens

  • by: HILLEL ITALIE , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 27, 2014 - 2:51 PM

NEW YORK — Three years ago, guest speaker Mindy Kaling joked that publishing's annual national convention, BookExpo America, resembled "a high school reunion where all the jocks were killed in a plane crash, and all the minorities, too."

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