Publisher Knights Of has reached its £30,000 crowdfunding target to fund a bookshop selling children’s books with BAME characters.
Penguin Random House UK has pledged £15,000 to the #ReadTheOnePercent Bookshop crowdfunding campaign, launched by Knights Of.
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
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.
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
Knights Of will this autumn publish a verse novel about the pursuit of personal dreams by US author Jason Reynolds, in association with 404 Ink.... Read more
Publishers can't afford to be complacent if they are to help authors get more of their books into the hands of readers, agreed a panel of... Read more
Former associate publisher at Penguin Random House Children’s Annie Eaton, Knights Of co-founder Aimée Felone and school librarian Karen Windmill were the inaugural winners of... Read more
Former Scholastic employees Aimée Felone and David Stevens are launching a new children’s publisher that will focus on commissioning writers and illustrators from a diverse... Read more