Faber launches competition for BAME children’s authors

Faber & Faber is launching an award to find BAME children’s writers and illustrators in partnership with the Andlyn Literary Agency. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-08 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

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two competitions launch for funny writing by children

Children’s author Guy Bass is launching a funny writing competition for children with his publisher Little Tiger called A Write Laugh. Meanwhile, a second comedy writing and performing arts competition for young people has recently been launched in memory of late children's author Louise... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-05 21:43:35 UTC ]
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Guide to children’s authors of colour launches at LBF

Live literature organisation Speaking Volumes will launch a guide to British writers and illustrators of colour. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker launches BAME crime writing competition

Harvill Secker is launching a competition in partnership with Bloody Scotland to find a debut crime writer from a BAME (black, Asian, minority ethnic) background. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's book marketing competition launches

Children’s book publicists are being called on to submit a low-budget marketing campaign they are proud of to a competition. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Children’s author platform Authorfy to launch

A new online platform connecting children’s authors and schools will launch this April. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WBD launches children's illustration competition

World Book Day (WBD) is teaming up with National Book Tokens to launch a children’s illustration competition. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Diversity drive on track in children's, but call for more BAME authors

Authors, agents and publishers have praised the increase in the number of books with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) and mental health themes in 2015, but added that more needs to be done in terms of publishing BAME (black, Asian and minority ethnic) authors and books that feature... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bookseller launches children's marketing competition

The Bookseller is launching a children’s marketing competition for delegates of this year’s children’s conference, which will take place at the Barbican in London on the 29th September. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NLT and Bloomsbury Children's launch unpublished authors prize

The National Literacy Trust (NLT) and Bloomsbury Children’s Books are launching a prize to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-05-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Book Authors Feted at Shanghai Children's Book Fair

On the last day of the inaugural China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF), held from November 7-9, the winners of the Golden Pinwheel Awards were announced. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-24 17:57:06 UTC ]
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Authors' Club launch LitFest Online in response to the coronavirus pandemic

The Authors' Club has launched new digital initiative LitFest Online in response to the cancellation of festivals and bookshop events. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-22 02:33:41 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-03 12:56:42 UTC ]
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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

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-02 21:15:26 UTC ]
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Tomie dePaola, beloved children's author and illustrator of 'Strega Nona,' dies at 85

DePaola wrote or illustrated more than 270 children's books, sold nearly 25 million copies and had his books translated into more than 20 languages. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Author Anna James launches virtual bookclub

Pages & Co author Anna James has created an online and interactive middle-grade book club called The Bookwanderers Club, supported by her publisher HarperCollins Children's Books.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-26 10:05:59 UTC ]
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