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Missing persons wanted

Growing up in the West Midlands, I turned my back on reading books and even visiting libraries for many years. When I start to think back to why this was happening, I realised that not seeing Asian representation within publishing and at libraries was a key factor. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-13 23:49:44 UTC ]
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Cheung delves into 80s adolescence for debut YA

Andersen Press has acquired a coming-of-age story about a girl growing up above a Chinese takeaway in the West Midlands in the 1980s by Sue Cheung. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Zombies Ate My Library: a love letter to libraries

On Saturday teenagers take over libraries in the West Midlands for A Place Free of Judgement with artists Blast Theory. Author Tony White talks about working on this love song to libraries. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH diversity scheme launches in Manchester and West Midlands

WriteNow, a Penguin Random House campaign to find, mentor and publish new authors from communities under-represented on bookshelves, has opened for applications in Manchester and the West Midlands. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookBenches line the streets of Birmingham

BookBenches are back, this time in Birmingham for The Big Read to encourage literacy development in the West Midlands. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Librarian pens dystopian series for Headline

Headline has bought a series of four novels by a librarian from the West Midlands. Publishing director Mari Evans acquired UK and Commonwealth rights to the books by G X Todd in a pre-empt from Camilla Wray at the Darley Anderson agency. The first novel, Defender, “transports readers... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Foyles to open new store in Birmingham

Foyles is to expand into the West Midlands for the first time, by opening a store at the new Grand Central Birmingham station. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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