Tagged: Dorothy Koomson

Koomson, Griffiths and Jafari appear at Brighton's Book Makers

A pop-up volunteer-run bookshop in Brighton is to host a programme of live events, featuring authors including Dorothy Koomson, Elly Griffiths and Sara Jafari.... Read more

Dean, Mukherjee and Koomson to headline SlaughterFest

This year's SlaughterFest will feature more than 30 authors across eight panels, including Girl A author Abigail Dean (HarperCollins), as well as Abir Mukherjee and Dorothy Koomson.... Read more

Joffe Books launches crime writing prize with Koomson and Yearwood

Independent publisher Joffe Books is partnering with author Dorothy Koomson and literary agent Susan Yearwood to launch a writing prize for unagented crime writers of... Read more

Moggach, Evans and Koomson describe lockdown writing challenges at Headline event

Novelists Deborah Moggach, Harriet Evans and Dorothy Koomson discussed the impact of lockdown on their writing at a virtual event held by publisher Headline on Tuesday (16th March).... Read more

First World Book Night anthology to feature stories from Eclair and Koomson

The Reading Agency is preparing to celebrate the 10th anniversary of World Book Night in 2021 with a newly commissioned "book to make the nation smile", edited by Fanny... Read more

Koomson to demystify book world with podcast series and platform

Dorothy Koomson has launched a new writers' guide platform and podcast series that aims to demystify the book world. Read more

Koomson, Rooney, Skea and Womack elected to SoA board

Dorothy Koomson, Anne Rooney, Margaret Skea and Philip Womack are joining the Society of Authors' board of directors, after a record number of nominations were received for four vacancies.... Read more

40 feminist writers take up fight against domestic violence in 'empowering' collection

Layla Saad, Dorothy Koomson, Kate Mosse, Laura Bates and Kerry Hudson are among 40 writers contributing to a "uniquely empowering" feminist charity book collection, spearheaded by the Feminist Book Society, in collaboration... Read more

Writers of colour forced to publicise themselves, Koomson says

Writers of colour are denied a level playing field and often have to publicise books themselves because the industry does not understand how to reach non-white middle-class... Read more

Black Writers' Guild tells UK publishing how to get its own house in order

The Black Writers' Guild has issued an open letter, signed by writers including Dorothy Koomson, Malorie Blackman, Candice Carty-Williams, David Olusoga and Bernardine Evaristo, telling British publishers it is "deeply concerned" they are "raising awareness of... Read more

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