#Merky Books has plans to uplift and empower new generation of voices

#Merky Books has plans to uplift and empower new generation of voices

When I call Lemara Lindsay-Prince pictured she is cooking for a socially distant picnic with her colleagues later that day, marking the first time that she will have seen them in person since March. The lockdown has added to an already eventful few months since she started in the newly created role of commissioning editor at Penguin Random House imprint #Merky Books (launched in partnership with musician Stormzy) last October, a period she refers to as “a rollercoaster”.

In one respect she means this literally, as back in November Stormzy took the #Merky team to Thorpe Park, but it also en...

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