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

Good Literary Agency hires Ogunsanwo as agent

The Good Literary Agency (TGLA) has hired Kemi Ogunsanwo as an agent, tasked with building a list across fiction and non-fiction. Read more

#PublishingPaidMe lays advances bare

Writers including Malorie Blackman and Nikesh Shukla have urged writers of colour not to give up and that their stories matter, as the #PublishingPaidMe hashtag... Read more

Bluebird swoops on Shukla's 'empowering' writing guide

Pan Mac imprint Bluebird has acquired a “uniquely empowering” writing guide by author Nikesh Shukla. Read more

Nikesh Shukla and Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers to appear at first Paisley Book Festival

Author Nikesh Shukla will join broadcaster Kirsty Wark to headline the inaugural Paisley Book Festival in February 2020, with contributions also coming from Emma Jane... Read more

Shukla, Huq and Phillips join Words Weekend line-up

Nikesh Shukla, Konnie Huq and MP Jess Phillips are among the authors on the line-up for the inaugural Words Weekend event in Gateshead. ... Read more

Bluebird snaps up Nikesh Shukla's memoir

Bluebird has snapped up Nikesh Shukla's memoir, exploring his experience of raising children to have “joyful resistance” in a world weighed down by racism and sexism.... Read more

Jai triumphs over 200 entries to win Borough and Good Literary Agency prize

Sophie Jai's debut novel Wild Fires was selected out of 200 entries to win The Borough Press and The Good Literary Agency open submission.... Read more

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