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‘Do black people read?’ What my years in publishing have taught me about diversity in books | Natalie Jerome

Malorie Blackman laments the lack of BAME children’s characters. I know – it’s a real battle to get writers of colour publishedMy daughter, like me, is of mixed heritage. She has wildly curly hair, as have I. When she was born four years ago I was given five copies of the same kids’ picture book... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-17 07:00:41 UTC ]
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BAME children’s book pop-up shop opens in Brixton

Book Love, a travelling carnival, has opened a pop-up children’s bookshop selling BAME stories in Brixton ahead of Christmas. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber launches competition for BAME children’s authors

Faber & Faber is launching an award to find BAME children’s writers and illustrators in partnership with the Andlyn Literary Agency. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author launches search for BAME children’s writers

Author Leila Rasheed has created a writer development scheme, funded by the Publishers Association and Arts Council England, to encourage writers from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds to write children’s books. Rasheed said she set up the Megaphone project because she... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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