Tagged: Jasmine Richards

Scholastic bags Afro-futurist adventure series in nine-way auction

Scholastic has seized Future Hero, an Afro-futurist series authored by a number of Black British writers, after triumphing in a "fiercely contested" nine-way auction.... Read more

Black authors urged to write 'more urban' submissions by publishers

Authors and illustrators say part of the challenge of being a creator from an underrepresented background in the books industry is how their submissions are urged to... Read more

Bloomsbury Children’s pre-empts Norry's middle-grade series in six-figure deal

Bloomsbury Children's is to publish Fablehouse, a new fantasy series by Emma Norry, following a six-figure pre-empt. Read more

S&S Children's launches magical series with Holly and Sunu

S&S Children’s Books is to publish young-fiction series The Marvellous Granny Jinks and Me, written by Serena Holly and illustrated by Selom Sunu.... Read more

Storymix founder Richards to publish middle-grade title with UCLan

UCLan Publishing has acquired The Unmorrow Curse, a middle-grade fiction title from Jasmine Richards, author, screenwriter and founder of the inclusive fiction studio Storymix. ... Read more

MCB flies in for Morayo's fairy fiction series

Macmillan Children's Books has won a multi-publisher auction for a young fiction series by debut author Lola Morayo. Read more

Spotlight on children's and YA fiction writers for DHA open day

David Higham Associates has hosted its second open day for under-represented writers, this time focusing on writers of children’s and YA fiction. Read more

Former OUP publisher launches inclusive fiction development company

Jasmine Richards, formerly a publisher at Oxford University Press (OUP), has launched a fiction development company to create inclusive stories for children. Read more

Children's: publishers predict 2016 trends

The children’s book industry will continue to see demand for beautiful print books and diverse stories in 2016, and the market for Young Adult titles... Read more

Diversity drive on track in children's, but call for more BAME authors

Authors, agents and publishers have praised the increase in the number of books with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) and mental health themes in... Read more

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