Tagged: Akala

Akala and Hirsch make Jhalak Prize longlist

The Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour has unveiled its longlist for 2019, with rapper and writer Akala and... Read more

#Merky Books holds launch event with Stormzy and Akala

Stormzy with be in conversation with Akala at the Barbican on 7th November to launch his first book Rise Up: The #Merky Story So Far... Read more

Malala leads Hachette showcase 2018

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani education activist who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban in 2012, yesterday spoke to Hachette UK staff at a showcase in London about... Read more

Akala's 'powerful' memoir to Two Roads

John Murray Press imprint Two Roads has signed a personal memoir by BAFTA and MOBO-award winning artist Akala which is also a political book about... Read more

Akala | 'There is a perception of who reads and who doesn't that just isn't accurate'

Award-winning rapper, graphic novelist and entrepreneur Akala has turned his talent to picture books, with new series endorsing a meritocratic message. Read more

Akala pens picture book

Hip-hop artist Akala is penning a picture book about "Hip the hippo" and his best friend "Hop" for Oxford University Press (OUP) Children’s.... Read more

McEwan, Faulks and Hussain to star at Cheltenham Literature Festival

High profile and prize-winning authors including Ian McEwan, Jonathan Safran Foer, Sebastian Faulks and children's author Jacqueline Wilson, have been unveiled for The Times and The Sunday Times... Read more

FutureBook Conference 2015: a recap

If you missed the FutureBook Conference 2015, or simply want to relive the day, here's a quick recap of the issues discussed. Read more

In pictures: FutureBook Conference 2015

The FutureBook Conference celebrated its fifth anniversary with a line-up including rapper Akala, the leaders of some of UK publishing's biggest companies, and the first... Read more

Akala: 'My books out-sell CDs at gigs'

Publishers should be doing “everything they can" to “collaborate with new technology” in order to reach new audiences and cater for existing ones, rapper and... Read more

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