Tagged: Dorothy Koomson

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

Dorothy Koomson: 'publishing is a hostile environment for Black authors'

Author Dorothy Koomson has written an open letter to the publishing industry, in which she describes it as a “hostile environment for Black authors”.  ... Read more

Headline and Koomson launch open casting call for black female audiobook narrators

Headline and Dorothy Koomson have launched "Find My Verity", an open casting call designed to bring more black female voices into the world of audiobooks.... Read more

Trapeze falls in love with Domingo collection

Trapeze has snapped up a “celebration of love” reflecting stories from women of colour in a one-book deal.   Read more

Perks, Griffiths and Koomson make Dead Good Reader Awards shortlists

Heidi Perks, Dorothy Koomson and Elly Griffiths are among 28 writers to make the Dead Good Reader Awards shortlists, following a record number of nominations. ... Read more

Koomson and Shadbolt join Royal Society Book Prize judging panel

Authors Dorothy Koomson and Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt will judge the £25,000 Royal Society Book Prize alongside Dr Shukry James Habib, Stephen McGann and Gwyneth... Read more

Koomson headlines PRH's Becoming festival

Novelist Dorothy Koomson is joining Slay in Your Lane authors Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené to headline at the three-day BGF x Becoming Festival in London next month.... Read more

Pictures of the week

In this week's pictures round-up Dorothy Koomson wins an award, Little Brown celebrates the launch of Dialogue Books and Katherine Webber launches her latest YA... Read more

Dorothy Koomson moves to Headline

Headline Publishing Group has signed two novels from the author of The Ice-Cream Girls, Dorothy Koomson. Read more

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