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UNSUITABLE #36: Diversity in Romance Publishing: An Insider's Perspective with Latoya Smith
Join us on Zoom for a conversation with literary agent and editor Latoya Smith. Smith is a developmental editor with over 17 years of experience in copyediting, proofreading, consulting, and acquisitions. She graduated Cum Laude from Temple University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and a minor in African American Studies and has been featured in Publishers Weekly, Forbes, and USA Today, as well as on various author, book conference, and book blogger websites. She is the winner of the 2012 RWA Golden Apple Award for Editor of the Year, the 2017 RWA Golden Apple Award for Agent of the Year, and the 2017 Literary Jewels Award for Editor of the Year. In early 2014, she appeared on CSpan2, where she contributed to a panel discussing the state of book publishing. Find her online at

Co-sponsored by the Forum for Scholars and Publics at Duke University.

Apr 14, 2021 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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