Tagged: Kit De Waal

The commitments

Philip Jones addresses the Publishers Association's industry-wide action plan to tackle inclusivity, and why it is needed. Read more

Hybrid festival campaign wins support as events organisers reveal 2022 plans

As uncertainty around live events continues in the wake of soaring Covid-19 cases, a campaign to keep literary festivals hybrid and accessible to all has garnered hundreds... Read more

Unbound unveils imprint for debut writers of colour

Unbound is launching an imprint for debut writers of colour as it celebrates its 10th anniversary and aims to "publish books that change the world".... Read more

De Waal and Day headline in-person Hay Festival Winter Weekend

Lauren Child, Elizabeth Day, Kit de Waal and Siri Hustvedt are some of the authors headlining the Hay Festival Winter Weekend programme at its new... Read more

De Waal's 'extraordinary' memoir goes to Tinder Press

Tinder Press has landed Kit de Waal’s memoir about growing up in Birmingham in the Sixties and Seventies, Without Warning and Only Sometimes, which she described... Read more

Publishing must ‘wake up to the world beyond the M25’, new report urges

A new report championing working class writers has published today (1st May), recommending better funding for “new collaborations” and the “decentralisation of UK publishing”–including asking... Read more

BBC One to adapt Kit de Waal's My Name is Leon into film

BBC One will adapt Kit de Waal's novel My Name is Leon (Simon & Schuster) into a film. Read more

Five questions for... Kit de Waal

From cultural appropriation to literary snobbery, campaigning author Kit de Waal is well known for holding the publishing industry to account. Her passionate, inclusive and... Read more

Kit de Waal named FutureBook Person of the Year

Author and campaigner Kit de Waal has been named FutureBook Person of the Year, sponsored by Mosaic Search and Selection. Read more

Five questions for... Kit de Waal

Kit de Waal talks to us about her reimagining of Moby Dick, Becoming Dinah, which is the launch title for Orion Children’s Books’ new YA feminist series, Bellatrix. ... Read more

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