Tagged: Joy Francis

Francis questions sector's lack of progress and leadership on diversity

Joy Francis has called on publishing industry leaders to "let us know who you are" and to ensure diversity and inclusion is not just a "transactional" process.... Read more

Lawrence, Francis and Bananuka join BookTrust Represents line-up

Patrice Lawrence, Joy Francis and Elizabeth Bananuka are among the mentors leading the first round of training sessions for BookTrust Represents, a project to help... Read more

Joy Francis appointed to Jerwood Compton Poetry Fellowships

The Jerwood Charitable Foundation has appointed Joy Francis to the freelance role of project manager for the Jerwood Compton Poetry Fellowships. Read more

Mitchell: 'ethnicity should not define us as writers'

“I never call myself a black writer,” author Dreda Say Mitchell has said, as if you “stick black in front of the word writer...you’re defining... Read more

Trade 'needs to do more to promote BAME authors'

Black and Asian writers are “not allowed to be average”, author Sathnam Sanghera has said. Sanghera, author of the memoir The Boy with the Topknot... Read more

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