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Resisting censorship

Last month, 58 writers, journalists and artists signed a letter in the Sunday Times in support of JK Rowling, condemning the ‘onslaught of abuse’ she has received regarding her views on sex, gender and trans rights. Signatories included Tom Stoppard, Ian McEwan and Lionel Shriver. Three days... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-04 20:35:25 UTC ]
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Carty-Williams, Shukla and Malik shorylisted for first Diverse Book Awards

Candice Carty-Williams, Nikesh Shukla and Ayisha Malik are among authors shortlisted for this year's inaugural Diverse Book Awards.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-02 16:05:26 UTC ]
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#PublishingPaidMe lays advances bare

Writers including Malorie Blackman and Nikesh Shukla have urged writers of colour not to give up and that their stories matter, as the #PublishingPaidMe hashtag took off over the weekend to illustrate the disparity between the advances paid by publishers to non-Black authors versus Black authors. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-08 10:07:04 UTC ]
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Literature on Lockdown 7: #CultureConnectsUs

It kept happening. On Twitter, on Facebook, in your WhatsApp chats. The bookish people you know, the introverts, declaring that lockdown would give them more time to read. Or the people who know you, and know that you might be bookish, declaring that you’d got a head start on them in terms of... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-05-29 15:15:00 UTC ]
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Nikesh Shukla and Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers to appear at first Paisley Book Festival

Author Nikesh Shukla will join broadcaster Kirsty Wark to headline the inaugural Paisley Book Festival in February 2020, with contributions also coming from Emma Jane Unsworth and the Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 15:25:12 UTC ]
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Bluebird snaps up Nikesh Shukla's memoir

Bluebird has snapped up Nikesh Shukla's memoir, exploring his experience of raising children to have “joyful resistance” in a world weighed down by racism and sexism. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-17 14:20:26 UTC ]
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Galbraith and Shukla scoop CrimeFest prizes

Robert Galbraith and Nikesh Shukla were amongst the winners of the CrimeFest awards in Bristol. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Good Agency secures ACE grant worth half a million

Nikesh Shukla and Julia Kingsford's new literary agency, The Good Agency, dedicated to championing under-represented voices in publishing, is receiving a grant for over half a million pounds from Arts Council England.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Good Agency wins major grant to boost diversity in publishing

The £580,000 Arts Council England funding will support new initiative to find and develop black and minority ethnic, disabled and LGBTQ writersA new literary agency, which aims to discover “the next generation of diverse writers” and “blow open the pipeline” for them, is being launched by the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crace, Shukla and Summerscale to judge Rathbones Folio Prize 2018

Novelists Jim Crace, Nikesh Shukla and writer Kate Summerscale are to be the judges of next year's Rathbones Folio Prize. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Good Journal exceeds crowd-funding target

The Good Journal, a quarterly literary journal launched by Nikesh Shukla and Julia Kingsford to showcase UK BAME writers, has exceeded its £40k crowd-funding target. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Good Immigrant's editor plans new journal and agency for writers of colour

Nikesh Shukla and literary agent Julia Kingsford have launched Kickstarter appeal to fund The Good Journal, with further plans for an affiliated agencyAfter selling more than 50,000 copies and being named the British public’s favourite book of 2016, the success of anthology The Good Immigrant... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder Children's snaps up YA from Nikesh Shukla

Hodder Children’s Books has secured a two-book deal with award-winning author Nikesh Shukla, after a “hotly contested” auction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shukla and Bourne to judge BBC Young Writers' Award

Nikesh Shukla, editor of The Good Immigrant (Unbound), and Am I Normal Yet? (Usborne) author Holly Bourne have been unveiled as judges of the BBC Young Writers’ Award 2017. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Deeply personal' Shukla novel to Atlantic

Atlantic is to publish The One Who Wrote Destiny, the next novel from Nikesh Shukla, in 2018. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bellos and Shukla amongst international literature showcase line-up

Authors including Alex Bellos, Frances Hardinge and Nikesh Shukla will take part in this year’s International Literature Showcase. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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J K Rowling pledges £5k to fund BAME anthology

J K Rowling has pledged £5,000 towards Nikesh Shukla’s The Good Immigrant, an anthology on race and immigration which is being hosted on crowd-funding site Unbound. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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