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S E1028: Amistad Editorial Director Tracy Sherrod on Publishing Black Stories

This Is Karen Hunter

Tracy Sherrod, editorial director of Amistad at Penguin Group, talks about the books she has greenly and the importance of Black voices in publishing. #Amistad #TracySherrod #MondayMover #KarenHunterShow

22mins

27 Oct 2021

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Working: How Editor Tracy Sherrod is Amplifying Black Authors

Slate Culture

Host Rumaan Alam talks about elevating Black voices in the book publishing industry with Tracy Sherrod, editorial director of the Haper Collins imprint Amistad Press. In the interview, Tracy explains how the predominantly white publishing industry has created barriers for Black authors over the years. She also digs into the details of her work, including the process of negotiating book deals with new authors. After the interview, Rumaan and co-host Isaac Butler answer an ethical question from a listener. Send your questions about creativity and any other feedback to working@slate.com.If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get benefits like zero ads on any Slate podcast, bonus episodes of shows like Slow Burn and Dear Prudence—and you’ll be supporting the work we do here on Working. It’s only $35 for the first year, and you can get a free two-week trial. Sign up now to help support our work. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

54mins

5 Jul 2020

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Working: How Editor Tracy Sherrod is Amplifying Black Authors

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Host Rumaan Alam talks about elevating Black voices in the book publishing industry with Tracy Sherrod, editorial director of the Haper Collins imprint Amistad Press. In the interview, Tracy explains how the predominantly white publishing industry has created barriers for Black authors over the years. She also digs into the details of her work, including the process of negotiating book deals with new authors. After the interview, Rumaan and co-host Isaac Butler answer an ethical question from a listener. Send your questions about creativity and any other feedback to working@slate.com.If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get benefits like zero ads on any Slate podcast, bonus episodes of shows like Slow Burn and Dear Prudence—and you’ll be supporting the work we do here on Working. It’s only $35 for the first year, and you can get a free two-week trial. Sign up now to help support our work. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

54mins

5 Jul 2020

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How Editor Tracy Sherrod is Amplifying Black Authors

Working

Host Rumaan Alam talks about elevating Black voices in the book publishing industry with Tracy Sherrod, editorial director of the Harper Collins imprint Amistad Press. In the interview, Tracy explains how the predominantly white publishing industry has created barriers for Black authors over the years. She also digs into the details of her work, including the process of negotiating book deals with new authors. After the interview, Rumaan and co-host Isaac Butler answer an ethical question from a listener. Send your questions about creativity and any other feedback to working@slate.com.If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get benefits like zero ads on any Slate podcast, bonus episodes of shows like Slow Burn and Dear Prudence—and you’ll be supporting the work we do here on Working. It’s only $35 for the first year, and you can get a free two-week trial. Sign up now to help support our work. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

55mins

5 Jul 2020

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Editors Unedited: A Conversation with Amistad Editorial Director Tracy Sherrod

The Library Love Fest Podcast

On this episode, Lainey sits down with Tracy Sherrod, the Editorial Director for the Amistad imprint at HarperCollins.For a list of all the titles discussed, go to librarylovefest.com.You can find us on Facebook (@librarylovefest), Twitter (@librarylovefest), and Instagram (@harperlibrary).

22mins

13 Nov 2019

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LIVE AT ALA: Editors Unedited: Editor Tracy Sherrod with Author Clyde W. Ford

The Library Love Fest Podcast

This episode of Editors Unedited was recorded live on the ALA 2019 show floor. In this episode, Tracy Sherrod, Editorial Director at Amistad, interviews Clyde W. Ford, author of THINK BLACK, coming out on September 17, 2019.

15mins

26 Jul 2019

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Episode 71 Tracy Sherrod Bill Leonard

The Public Morality

Editorial Editor for Amistad HarperCollins publishers Tracy Sherrod joins us to discuss the book industry. Following that discussion we replay a 2016 interview with Bill Leonard of Wake Forest University School of Divinity about the role of dissent in American public discourse.

51mins

26 Sep 2017

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Ampersand Episode Nine: Dear President, MFA Programs, & Tracy Sherrod

Ampersand: The Poets & Writers Podcast

Dear President: A Message for the Next Commander in Chief From Fifty American Poets and Writers, including Junot Diaz, Tina Chang, Anthony Doerr, Evie Shockley, and others. Plus advice from MFA students at AWP, Amistad Press editorial director Tracy Sherrod, a report from the softball field, and more.

37mins

17 Aug 2016

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Episode 17: Interview with Tracy Sherrod

Minorities in Publishing

Jenn speaks with Tracy Sherrod, editorial director of Amistad Books (an imprint of HarperCollins focusing solely on Black voices). They discuss Tracy's love of books and publishing, her desire to be an advocate for Black artists, the tenacity it takes to get in and stay in the industry, as well as how important support is from the consumer end to make sure more diverse books reach shelves.  ***In a post to publish after this I'll be listing the books Tracy recommended in the podcast for you to check out.***

58mins

18 May 2015