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Lessons from Clanchy

The response to the criticism of Kate Clanchy’s memoir was a moral failure on the part of white publishing—and an artistic failure too Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-30 18:27:25 UTC ]
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Book industry figures condemn abuse of Clanchy critics in open letter

An open letter, signed by more than 150 figures from the book industry, has condemned the abuse suffered by Monisha Rajesh, Professor Sunny Singh and Chimene Suleyman following their criticisms of Kate Clanchy.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-11 17:31:27 UTC ]
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Kate Clanchy to rewrite memoir amid criticism of ‘racist and ableist tropes’

Poet and teacher has apologised for ‘overreacting’ to scrutiny of book’s portrayals of autistic pupils and children of colourKate Clanchy is rewriting her critically acclaimed memoir after widespread criticism of her portrayal of her pupils, particularly children of colour and autistic... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-08-10 18:58:54 UTC ]
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Kate Clanchy book may be updated to remove racial stereotypes after criticism

Publisher Picador says it is looking at changing passages in prize-winning memoir, which Clanchy intially claimed were not in the book at allPicador, the publisher of Kate Clanchy’s award-winning Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me, is in discussions to update future editions of the book... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-08-09 15:36:04 UTC ]
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Impact, not intent

If you are on Twitter, you couldn’t have missed it. Kate Clanchy’s memoir, that won the Orwell Prize for Political Writing, is rife with racialised descriptions of her students. Words such as chocolate and almond used to describe skin colour, tired tropes of hair or size of bosoms used to... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-09 07:24:37 UTC ]
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National Poetry Day to highlight 40 new books focusing on poetry participation

The 2020 campaign to mark National Poetry Day on 1st October will highlight a list of 40 new books focused on poetry participation, including work from Michael Rosen, Inua Ellams and Kate Clanchy. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-09 10:54:41 UTC ]
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Kate Clanchy and Colson Whitehead win Orwell Prizes

Kate Clanchy and Colson Whitehead have won this year's £3,000 Orwell Prizes for Political Writing and Political Fiction.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-08 18:45:32 UTC ]
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