Yep we've been talking about it in the POC writing groups on Facebook. What's sad is now, no one's expecting it to change because we feel like it never will.
And did they really ask how you determine if someone is a person of color?
The first Alyssa Cole book I read in 2015 was published by Carina Press. They originally published her Off the Grid series. And while they may not have as many AOC as other houses, they certainly have published other marginalized groups.