Tagged: Aimée Felone

Bonnier's Perminder Mann tells young publishers: 'don't conform'

Bonnier Books UK c.e.o. Perminder Mann has called for less conformity in the industry during a panel on how to succeed in publishing.... Read more

New CLPE report into kids books warns over simplified depictions of BAME characters

The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE) has revealed that there has been a slight increase in children's books featuring a BAME (Black, Asian... Read more

Campaign to launch diversity charity for children's books kicks off

Publishers and representatives of the UK children's book industry are campaigning to set up a UK branch of We Need Diverse Books to improve diversity and... Read more

Pictures of the week

In this week's pictures round-up a fan wins a one-off gold edition of Thomas Harris' latest thriller Cari Mora, while PRH UK raise over £12k... Read more

Kim Scott Walwyn Prize reveals shortlist

The Kim Scott Walwyn Prize shortlist has been revealed following a record number of nominations.  Read more

Knights Of bookshop reaches £30,000 crowdfunding target

Publisher Knights Of has reached its £30,000 crowdfunding target to fund a bookshop selling children’s books with BAME characters. Read more

PRH UK pledges £15k to Knights Of bookshop

Penguin Random House UK has pledged £15,000 to the #ReadTheOnePercent Bookshop crowdfunding campaign, launched by Knights Of. Read more

2019 predictions: an 'alternative' look ahead to what the next year holds

A fresh selection of book trade figures give their predictions and hopes for the year ahead, with regional and ethnic diversity high on the wish-lists... Read more

Knights Of launches crowdfunding campaign for more bookshops

Inclusive publisher Knights Of, which launched a pop-up bookshop in Brixton in October, is aiming to raise £30,000 to open a permanent bookselling business. Read more

Publishers should 'hire more BAME staff' to improve representation in children’s books

Hiring more employees of colour and seeing stories with BAME characters as normal, not niche, are just some ideas suggested by the book industry following... Read more

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