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

Bookshop and BA launch scheme for underrepresented budding booksellers

Indie-focused retailer Bookshop.org and the Booksellers Association (BA) have launched New Futures, a programme to help entrepreneurs from underrepresented communities across the UK launch their... Read more

Trade invited to form group and change industry 'for the better'

An open invitation from figures including Nikesh Shukla and Yara Rodrigues Fowler has been issued for people in the trade to form a group that will "change the... Read more

DESIblitz Literature Festival returns with Shukla and Sanghera headlining

The DESIblitz Literature Festival is returning to Birmingham for its third year this September, showcasing the work of the UK's leading British South Asian literary... Read more

Roffey and Bridgerton star Andoh join Primadonna Festival

"Bridgerton" star Adjoa Andoh, Monique Roffey and Viv Groskop are some of the guests for this year’s Primadonna Festival. ... Read more

Bluebird claims Facebook first for Shukla's Brown Baby campaign

Bluebird has released Nikesh Shukla's debut memoir Brown Baby with a campaign featuring innovative Facebook adverts which are said to be a first for UK publishing.... Read more

Shukla launches first podcast ahead of Bluebird memoir

Nikesh Shukla is launching his first podcast series “Brown Baby” in January 2021 in partnership with Acast, ahead of his forthcoming memoir of the same... 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

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