Bernice McFadden: Racism in publishing “is often quite blatant”

I attended the Anguilla Literary Festival in late May.  It was a wonderful locale, warm and lush, to relish the love of books and writers.  While there, I got to spend time with some lovely writers, both new and experienced, and I started thinking about how lost I feel navigating this new world I’ve been invited to join since my debut novel, “‘Til The Well Runs Dry,” was published this spring.
So, I saddled up next to Bernice McFadden, author of 14 novels (her latest is “Gathering of Waters”), who was gracious enough to chat and offer advice.
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