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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Malorie Blackman: 'Crossfire was inspired by the current political climate'

Malorie Blackman answers our questions about the fifth novel in her Noughts and Crosses series, Crossfire (Penguin), which has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-06 10:55:38 UTC ]
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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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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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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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Blackman unveils teenage fan fiction project backed by PRH

Children’s laureate Malorie Blackman has launched a fan fiction-inspired project to find the best teen writers and creatives.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-13 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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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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Cover Reveal for BODY TALK: 37 VOICES EXPLORE OUR RADICAL ANATOMY

Why BODY TALK is more relevant than ever: a look a the cover and description of BODY TALK, the third anthology edited by Kelly Jensen. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-06 10:33:57 UTC ]
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Jackson, Blackman and Hardinge in the running for YA Book Prize 2020

Début author Holly Jackson is up against heavyweight names, including Malorie Blackman and Frances Hardinge, on the shortlist for the YA Book Prize 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-25 22:04:36 UTC ]
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Alison Steadman and Daisy Edgar-Jones to voice The Switch audiobook

Quercus has announced that actresses Alison Steadman and Daisy Edgar-Jones will voice the audiobook for Beth O’Leary’s second novel, The Switch. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-22 19:29:39 UTC ]
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Maggie O’Farrell | 'It’s a story about a boy who has been consigned to a literary footnote. I wanted to give him a voice'

In order to trace the roots of Maggie O’Farrell’s eagerly awaited new novel, one has to travel back 30 years or so, to a chilly Scottish classroom where an English teacher named Mr Henderson was preparing to teach “Hamlet”.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 10:49:06 UTC ]
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In ballot initiatives, they made their voices heard. Then came the backlash.

GOP officials squashed efforts to expand the vote and combat gerrymandering, David Daley writes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-13 13:52:27 UTC ]
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Evie Wyld | 'The Bass Rock is a book about paying attention to your inner voice, your instinct'

With two acclaimed novels under her belt, Evie Wyld’s dazzling new work looks set to win further praise.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-09 17:03:29 UTC ]
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Oprah, Macmillan Promise 'To Do Better' to Amplify Latinx Voices

Oprah Winfrey's lively but emotional book club discussion of 'American Dirt' features Winfrey and Macmillan president Don Weisberg both promising to do better to amplify Latinx voices. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Evaristo and Blackman up for Visionary Honours 2020

Books from Bernardine Evaristo and Malorie Blackman have been nominated for the Visionary Honours 2020, celebrating the voices that are having a cultural impact in the UK today. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-20 23:09:34 UTC ]
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Voicing the Villains: Spotlight on Serena Valentino

In Evil Thing, the latest installment in Disney’s Villains series, Valentino delves into the dark mind and complicated backstory of Cruella De Vil. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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5 Steps for Publishers to Integrate Voice into the UX

Voice user interface (VUI) is becoming a pressing navigation need as more consumers and offices are employing technologies such as Google Assistant, Alexa and others. As VoiceBrew points out, several publishers like the Financial Times, the New York Times, and the Business Insider’s “Ten Tech... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-02-11 18:18:29 UTC ]
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