- Back in August 2019, NWL Suzan Tisdale announces that her publishing company Glenfinnan has hired Sue Grimshaw, a former Borders (rip) book buyer who shelved the romance novels of African American authors--and also novels with African American characters--in the African American section instead of the Romance section.
- To make matters more predictable, Grimshaw's twitter likes featured many MAGA friendly accounts. Here are some screenshots.
- Predictibly, people did not want Sue Grimshaw in any position of power because she's a racist.
- Tisdale decides to do a 12 minute video where she states that 'Sue is no more a racist or a bigot than I am' and 'She's a lot like me. We have conservative fiscal values but liberal social values.' She doubles down saying she won't get rid of Grimshaw.
- Courtney Milan, a Chinese-American romance author with a big social media following created a thread explaining why people have every right to feel wary of Grimshaw:
Sources: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
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