Dear black publishers and creatives...

I have been writing children's books for over 10 years now. I have worked as an editor in children's publishing houses for 15. For the last 18 months, I have been mentoring writers and illustrators of colour, and doing my best to try and explain how publishing works. How to navigate this industry whilst sharing my experiences of being an author and editor who is black. Thing is, this navigator is on new terrain now! Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-26 10:43:21 UTC ]
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