Malorie Blackman autobiography goes to #Merky Books

Stormzy’s PRH imprint #Merky Books has snapped up Malorie Blackman’s long-awaited autobiography.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-15 15:45:56 UTC ]
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Stormzy's #Merky Books launches with Blackman and Zephaniah

Around 2,000 people joined Stormzy to celebrate the launch of his new Penguin Random House imprint #Merky Books, with poet and performer Benjamin Zephaniah, author Malorie Blackman and rapper Akala also featuring at the sold-out event. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author Malorie Blackman on Diversity in Children’s Books

UK author Marjorie Blackman laments the lack of diversity in children's books, noting that “books allow you to see the world through the eyes of others." Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Misquote has UK children's laureate Malorie Blackman defending her cry for more diversity in children's books

A quote misattributed to Blackman complained that there are 'too many white faces' in children's literature, subjecting her to 'hatred, threats, and vitriol'. The author says her intent was to express support for 'more books featuring kids/YA with disabilities, LGBT, people of colour,... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-08-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Turning a new page: the rise of #Merky Books

Malorie Blackman sold her life story to them, other hot authors are lining up. What makes Stormzy’s imprint so different?In a glass-walled meeting room on the fifth floor of Penguin Random House headquarters in Pimlico, Theophina Gabriel is talking about her love of reading while laughing at her... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-12-16 08:00:15 UTC ]
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#Merky Books snaps up youth activist Jeremiah Emmanuel's memoir

#Merky Books will publish the memoir of youth activist Jeremiah Emmanuel, “a guide to overcoming the obstacles young people should not have to face”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-15 13:08:54 UTC ]
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Blackman and Carty Williams compete on Costa Book Award shortlists

Candice Carty-Williams, Malorie Blackman and Rowan Hisayo Buchanan are among the 20 authors shortlisted for this year’s Costa Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 21:14:59 UTC ]
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#Merky Books to open pop-up shop

Stormzy’s Penguin Random House imprint #Merky Books has teamed up with Beats by Dre to open the #Merky Books pop-up shop in London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-05 17:02:51 UTC ]
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#Merky Books to expand as Lindsay-Prince appointed commissioning editor

Stormzy’s Penguin Random House imprint is set to expand, with Lemara Lindsay-Prince appointed to the newly created role of commissioning editor for #Merky Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-25 01:15:20 UTC ]
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Malorie Blackman | 'Teenagers are more aware that they have a voice'

Malorie Blackman returns to the realm of Noughts & Crosses with her fifth book in the series, Crossfire, which was inspired by the tumultuous nature of today’s political landscape. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-24 03:16:21 UTC ]
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Stormzy announces #Merky Books New Writers’ Prize

Grime artist Stormzy’s #Merky Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House's William Heinemann division, has announced a prize for new writers to “promote the stories that aren’t being heard”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fifth Noughts & Crosses novel from Malorie Blackman

Malorie Blackman is publishing a fifth book in her Noughts & Crosses series, inspired by Brexit, Trump and the rise of the far-right in Europe. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Malorie Blackman joins Doctor Who TV writing team

Children’s author Malorie Blackman is one of the writers working on the new television series of Doctor Who, the BBC has revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stormzy launches #Merky Books with PRH

Penguin Random House divison William Heinemann is launching a new imprint in partnership with musician Stormzy called #Merky Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Malorie Blackman to boycott US literature festivals after Trump travel policy

Former children's laureate Malorie Blackman has vowed to boycott literature festivals and events in the US while Donald Trump's "travel ban" policy - barring refugees and arrivals from predominantly Muslim countries - is in place. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Joey Barton autobiography longlisted for William Hill sports book prize

An autobiography by "one of football's most controversial figures", Joey Barton, has been longlisted for the 2016 William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Some people won’t be happy' about my new book, Blackman warns

Malorie Blackman is excited about the publication of her first standalone novel in four years but has warned that “some people won’t be happy” about its frank depiction of sex. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jeffers, Walliams and Blackman on Red House Children's Book Awards shortlists

Oliver Jeffers, David Walliams and Malorie Blackman are some of the big-name authors on the shortlists for the 2015 Red House Children’s Book Awards.   The shortlist is divided into three categories and in the youngest group - books for younger children - the nominations are Dragon Loves... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Malorie Blackman: I love gadgets, but e-reading has to be carefully handled

Childrens Laureate enthusiastic about children reading digitally but thinks publishers should proceed with cautionAuthor and Childrens Laureate Malorie Blackman is enthusiastic about the potential for children to read books digitally, but thinks the publishing industry should proceed with... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lauren Graham’s Week: Background Binges and Books, Books, Books

The former “Gilmore Girls” star and best-selling author shares what she watched, read and listened to in a week. Continue reading at The New York Times

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