Kola Boof Posted November 4, 2011 Report Share Posted November 4, 2011 Thanks to Bernice McFadden coining the term "seg-book-gation" last year .....and challenging the industry to stop their practice of placing books by Black Authors in one segregated area.....I have become one of the first authors that Barnes & Noble stocks in "GENERAL FICTION." In a way, I'm very nervous about it. I think not being in the Black Section might hurt book sales. But on the other hand I'm delighted that "The Sexy Part of the Bible" was chosen for Barnes & Noble's new experiment, based on strong reviews of the novel. Publishing is changing immensely right now and black authors are truly suffering and losing leverage for the most part. The UK Guardian did an article on black fiction's ghettoization and gives props to Bernice for her heroic efforts. *Here's a link to that story: http://www.guardian....iction-american Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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