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Wheatle, Edwards and Okojie play to explore publishing's diversity record

Authors Alex Wheatle, Yvvette Edwards and Irenosen Okojie are collaborating on a play exploring the publishing industry’s diversity record. Read more

Okojie wins AKO Caine Prize for African Writing

Nigerian-British author Irenosen Okojie has won the £10,000 AKO Caine Prize for African Writing with her short story “Grace Jones”, from 2019 collection Nudibranch (Dialogue).... Read more

Irenosen Okojie and Chris Power to judge BBC Short Story Award

British Nigerian writer Irenosen Okojie will judge the £15,000 BBC National Short Story Award with Cambridge University (NSSA) alongside short story writer Chris Power, as the... Read more

Trapeze falls in love with Domingo collection

Trapeze has snapped up a “celebration of love” reflecting stories from women of colour in a one-book deal.   Read more

Irenosen Okojie named Words of Colour first writer-in-residence

Words of Colour has named Irenosen Okojie as the creative communications agency’s first-ever writer-in-residence.   Read more

Obioma, Okojie and Evaristo join Africa Writes line-up

Man Booker shortlisted author Chigozie Obioma, author and curator Irenosen Okojie, author Bernadine Evaristo and award-winning poet Raymond Antrobus are among the writers on the line-up... Read more

Dialogue Books signs 'fearless' Irenosen Okojie

Dialogue Books has signed Irenosen Okojie, a "fearless" writer publisher Sharmaine Lovegrove said had partly inspired the new inclusive imprint. 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

Indies strong on first Jhalak Prize shortlist

Titles from independents Faber, Peepal Tree Press, Chicken House and Jacaranda feature on the inaugural shortlist for the Jhalak Prize for a Book of the... Read more

Blackman and Younge feature on inaugural Jhalak Prize longlist

The Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour has announced its inaugural longlist, recognising authors including Malorie Blackman, Gary Younge and Abir Mukherjee.... Read more

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