Found an article by librarian and author Vaunda Micheux Nelson, detailing how influential the book Bright April was for her. She also talks about the process of weeding (where minority books might be lost if a circulation-based weeding policy is followed) and how important it is to keep reading and promoting backlist diverse books. All important points that we agree with here at CBR! Nikki Grimes has a similar point in this older post about celebrity authors who overlook the backlist of diverse books (and she gives a great list of authors).
It’s an older article, but Wheelchair Users in Fiction: Examining the Single Narrative is sadly still very relevant.
Finally, via Reading in Winter, this article by one of the authors about the gender breakdown of Canada Reads winners.
What articles have you read lately?