Sunny Singh, chair of judges of The Jhalak Prize for the Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour, on why the prize needs... Read more
World Book Night project manager Rose Goddard says the event should be home to diverse books by authors from all walks of life.
Author Nikesh Shukla says lists should be inclusive, and asks where all the BAME writers are for World Book Day 2016.
Nikesh Shukla is writing a children's book about race with blogger Claire Heuchan for Hachette Children's Books.
Diversity is "not a marketing trend” and publishers should not "dehumanise" readers or black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) authors, Nikesh Shukla told delegates to The Bookseller's... Read more
Kit de Waal and Andrew McMillan are among the names contributing to Dead Ink's crowdfunded anthology on the working class entitled Know Your Place.... Read more
Conservative MP Philip Davies complained to the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) that the Jhalak Prize unlawfully discriminated against white people, it has emerged.... Read more
Jacob Ross has won the inaugural Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour for his crime novel The Bone Readers (Peepal Tree).... Read more
Hodder Children’s Books has secured a two-book deal with award-winning author Nikesh Shukla, after a “hotly contested” auction.
Stripes, an imprint of the Little Tiger Group, will this year publish a BAME YA anthology of short stories by authors such as Patrice Lawrence,... Read more