Tagged: Nikesh Shukla

Why set up a prize for writers of colour?

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

Why World Book Night 2016 wasn't able to include BAME authors

World Book Night project manager Rose Goddard says the event should be home to diverse books by authors from all walks of life. Read more

Where are World Book Night 2016's BAME writers?

Author Nikesh Shukla says lists should be inclusive, and asks where all the BAME writers are for World Book Day 2016. Read more

Shukla and Heuchan to write children's book about race

Nikesh Shukla is writing a children's book about race with blogger Claire Heuchan for Hachette Children's Books. Read more

Shukla: diversity 'is not a marketing trend'

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

De Waal and McMillan to feature in 'working class anthology'

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

Tory MP makes 'discrimination' complaint over Jhalak Prize

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 wins inaugural Jhalak Prize

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 snaps up YA from Nikesh Shukla

Hodder Children’s Books has secured a two-book deal with award-winning author Nikesh Shukla, after a “hotly contested” auction. Read more

Stripes to publish BAME YA anthology

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

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