Michaela Coel plays the first on-screen writer I can relate to | Candice Carty-Williams

I May Destroy You skewers the weirdness of fandom and captures just how terrifying the publishing industry can beMichaela Coel’s critically acclaimed new TV series I May Destroy You (BBC One), the journey of a young woman uncovering and trying to deal with sexual trauma, is a show that I fall for more with each episode.I love the moments of surrealism and Coel’s nods to the ridiculous and all-consuming nature of social media. But most of all, I enjoy that the main character, Arabella Essiedu (played by Coel herself), is an author. It’s the first time I’ve seen a writer on screen that I can relate to (God knows I have nothing in common with Paul Sheldon of Stephen King’s Misery). Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-11 07:00:06 UTC ]
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Publishers want more black authors. Why have they silenced us for so long? | Candice Carty-Williams

As Black Lives Matter protests take place across the world, the publishing world is rushing to support those ‘ignored by the mainstream’. Who is the mainstream, then?The publishing industry is stilted and archaic. I worked in it for seven years, and left due to reasons I can’t legally talk... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-11 09:44:22 UTC ]
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Publishing has to keep up with the world, not the other way round | Candice Carty-Williams

A survey of diversity – or lack of it – in the US books industry makes for dismal reading once moreThe results of a survey of diversity in the world of US publishing were released last month. The figures cover executives, editorial staff, sales, publicity and marketing as well as reviewers,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-02-08 07:00:31 UTC ]
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Quick Reads returns with Adam Kay and Candice Carty-Williams

Adam Kay has created a special Quick Reads version of his bestselling This is Going to Hurt (Picador) for the first intake of the bitesize book range since Jojo Moyes saved the scheme from closure. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-08 03:31:15 UTC ]
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Five questions for...Candice Carty-Williams

Candice Carty-Williams, senior marketing executive at Vintage Books, talks to us about publishing her debut novel, Queenie. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Writer's writer William Zinsser dies

Author and writing coach William Zinsser, who penned the best-selling book On Writing Well, dies in New York, aged 92. Continue reading at BBC News

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Carty-Williams, O'Leary and Winterson shortlisted for Comedy Women in Print Prize

Novelists including Candice Carty-Williams, Beth O'Leary and Jeanette Winterson are in the running for the Comedy Women in Print Prize (CWIP). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-16 13:06:20 UTC ]
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Hamish Hamilton takes second helping from Supper Club writer Williams

Hamish Hamilton has landed a second novel by Lara Williams, the 2019 Not the Booker Prize-winning author of Supper Club (Hamish Hamilton). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-20 01:42:46 UTC ]
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Evaristo and Carty-Williams become first black authors to win top British Book awards

Candice Carty-Williams and Bernardine Evaristo take book of the year and author of the year categories, as publishers face criticism for treatment of black authorsCandice Carty-Williams and Bernardine Evaristo have become the first black authors to win the top prizes at the British Book awards,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-29 17:45:42 UTC ]
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Carty-Williams' Queenie wins Book of the Year at British Book Awards

Candice Carty-Williams has become the first black female writer to win Book of the Year at the British Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-29 15:02:06 UTC ]
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Carty-Williams, Winterson and O'Leary shortlisted for CWIP Prize

This year's Comedy Women in Print Prize shortlists have been revealed, and feature Candice Carty-Williams, Jeanette Winterson and Beth O'Leary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-08 04:36:56 UTC ]
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Carty-Williams, Stibbe and O'Leary make Comedy Women in Print Prize longlist

Candice Carty-Williams, Nina Stibbe and Beth O'Leary are among the authors longlisted for this year's Comedy Women in Print Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-19 22:33:02 UTC ]
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Atwood, Connolly and Carty-Williams campaigns win at PPC awards

Campaigns for The Testaments by Margaret Atwood, Tall Tales & Wee Stories by Billy Connolly and Candice Carty-Williams' debut novel, Queenie, have been named winners at the Publishers’ Publicity Circle (PPC) Annual Awards 2019.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-10 22:26:37 UTC ]
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Mantel, Evaristo and Carty-Williams to compete for 2020 Women's Prize

Hilary Mantel's eagerly awaited The Mirror and the Light, Bernardine Evaristo's Man Booker Prize-winning novel Girl, Woman, Other, and Candice Carty-Williams' acclaimed debut Queenie are among the 16 titles competing for the 2020 Women's Prize for Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-02 00:51:10 UTC ]
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Carty-Williams joins Guardian Review as columnist

Candice Carty-Williams has joined the Guardian as a columnist, writing a weekly piece for the paper’s Review supplement about "literature in its many forms" Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-06 19:55:03 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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Hill, Carty-Williams and Malcolm get h100 nods

Usborne fiction editorial director Rebecca Hill, author Candice Carty-Williams and Claire Malcolm, chief executive of New Writing North, have all been nominated for the h100 Awards, run by Covent Garden private members’ club, h Club. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-07 08:04:32 UTC ]
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Val McDermid to play Glastonbury with Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers

The Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers will play at Glastonbury, in what lead singer Val McDermid described as “a bit like a fairy story”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Carty-Williams to join Vintage

Fourth Estate's marketing executive Candice Carty-Williams is to join Vintage in September as senior marketing executive. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Google Play update showcases big-screen optimized apps on tablets

As promised a month or so ago, Google Play is implementing a few changes today that'll push tablet-optimized apps to the forefront. That is, if you're using a device not quite small enough to be considered a phone (though we admit there are certain handhelds that bridge the gap). Indeed, tablet... Continue reading at Engadget

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