Children's Book Writers society launches BAME scholarship

The Society of Children’s Book Writers (SCBWI) and Illustrators will launch a BAME scholarship sponsored by the Bent Agency. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lindsay Literary Agency launches scholarship for under-represented children's writers

The Lindsay Literary Agency is sponsoring a scholarship place for an "under-represented" writer of children's fiction at the Winchester Writers’ Festival 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-21 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

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Bodour Al Qasimi Launches Her Book at Sharjah Children’s Book Fair

The new release is 'World Book Capital' and proceeds from is sales go to damaged bookshops and libraries in Gaza. The post Bodour Al Qasimi Launches Her Book at Sharjah Children’s Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-26 19:57:39 UTC ]
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S&S Children's launches Stickley and O'Neill picture book partnership

Simon & Schuster Children’s Books is launching a new picture book partnership between author Frances Stickley and debut illustrator Eamonn O’Neill, signing two books from the pair. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-23 10:52:10 UTC ]
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Anglia Ruskin launches bursary to improve children's book illustration diversity

Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) has launched a new inclusivity bursary worth £11,200 to study for a masters degree in children's book illustration.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-04 15:16:55 UTC ]
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Patricia Reilly Giff, ‘Polk Street’ Children’s Book Writer, Dies at 86

Ms. Giff wrote more than 100 books, ranging from an exploration of the Irish potato famine to a humorous series about the antics of second graders. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-07-02 22:56:53 UTC ]
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Jericho Prize launched for Black children's writers

Children's book blogger Fabia Turner has launched a competition for Black children's book writers, to be sponsored by inclusive indie publisher Knights Of. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-04 23:23:40 UTC ]
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Bookseller launches crowdfund for children's book donation

A bookseller in Wetherby, West Yorkshire, has launched a crowdfund to donate books to children who receive free school meals.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Scholarships to support emerging writers launched at UEA in Mehta's memory

The University of East Anglia (UEA) has launched two new scholarships for international writers in memory of Sonny Mehta, the editor-in-chief of Knopf and chairman of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing who died aged 77 in December last year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Tory-shaming Manchester United star Marcus Rashford is launching a children’s book club.

As many on this side of the pond may not know, Manchester United and England footballer Marcus Rashford is currently all that stands between the United Kingdom and compete moral ruination. In a year where a particularly grotesque grotesquerie of Brexiteer Tories consolidated power,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-17 19:04:34 UTC ]
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Children's books eight times as likely to feature animal main characters than BAME people

According to UK study, just 5% of children’s books have black, Asian or minority ethnic protagonists – a small improvement from 1% in 2017Two years after the stark revelation that only 1% of British children’s books featured a main character who was black, Asian or minority ethnic, the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Irish digital children's book festival launches

A digital Irish children's book festival is launching later this month, in association with Dublin's Pavilion Theatre.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-04 03:24:57 UTC ]
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Vietnamese Publisher Ehomebooks Launches the International Children’s Picture Book Award

Looking to celebrate undiscovered authors and illustrators, Ehomebooks launches the International Children’s Picture Book Award. The post Vietnamese Publisher Ehomebooks Launches the International Children’s Picture Book Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-28 14:05:06 UTC ]
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100 Essential Books by Iranian Writers: Children’s and Young Adult Titles, by Niloufar Talebi

Essay To mark the upcoming 2020 Neustadt Lit Fest and the announcement of the 2021 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature, here is an excerpt featuring the children’s and young adult books selection from 100 Essential Books by Iranian Writers,... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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TLC launches scholarship helping black British writers in 2020

The Literary Consultancy is partnering with Ellah P Wakatama, editor-at-large at Canongate, to launch the TLC Scholarship. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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National Book Tokens and Puffin launch children's writing contest

National Book Tokens and Puffin have joined forces to launch a new writing competition for children across the UK and Ireland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 13:20:46 UTC ]
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Random House Children’s Books Launches MAGIC TREE HOUSE Home Adventures

Random House Children’s Books will launch Magic Tree House Home Adventures, an online program of activities, crafts, recipes, reading challenges, and more. Continue reading at Book Riot

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CILIP launches the National Shelf Service to recommend books to children

CILIP, the UK's library and information association, has announced the launch of the National Shelf Service, a new daily Youtube broadcast featuring book recommendations from professional librarians. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Mary Poppins is launching a children’s book podcast.

There are no shortage of celebrities who’ve been using social media to read to children and fundraise for some of the kids most affected by the impact of COVID-19. Another luminous star (and her daughter) are next in line: Mary Poppins herself, Dame Julie Andrews, plans to launch a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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