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