Tagged: Courttia Newland

Canongate signs Newland in two-book pre-empt

Canongate has signed a two-book deal for Courttia Newland’s first speculative fiction novel and short story collection. Read more

Contributors to anthology of black British writing reflect on their influences

A new collection of writing by black British men features a number of distinctive voices, from all walks of life, overlooked by the book trade—until... Read more

OWN IT! founder launches literary agency

Multimedia publisher OWN IT! has launched a literary agency arm, signing author Courttia Newland as its first client. Read more

Leading writers to take up residencies in London libraries

Leading writers Irenosen Okojie, Courttia Newland, Bidisha, and Alex Wheatle MBE are to take up residencies in London libraries as part of a new literary... Read more

Maxine Peake and Courttia Newland named patrons of Comma Press

Manchester-based independent Comma Press has appointed actor Maxine Peake and writer Courttia Newland as its inaugural patrons. Read more

Authors to gift refugee book to MPs

Writers including A L Kennedy, Sebastian Barry and Courttia Newland are to participate in an event which will see MPs given copies of A Country of Refuge (Unbound)... Read more

Publishers need to be braver on diversity

Publishers should “be braver, be too brave” when it comes to taking on new writing if they want to become more diverse, poet and writer... Read more

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