Tagged: #Merky Books

Owusu wins Desmond Elliott Prize for That Reminds Me

Derek Owusu has won the Desmond Elliott Prize for his “transcendent” novel-in-verse That Reminds Me (#Merky Books). Read more

#Merky Books launches pocket-sized 'How To...' series

#Merky Books is launching a new non-fiction series of "How To..." guides this autumn, commissioned by editor Lemara Lindsay-Prince. Read more

#Merky Books signs Rivers Solomon's 'astonishing' gothic novel

American author Rivers Solomon's gothic novel will be published by #Merky Books in 2021. Read more

#Merky Books snaps up youth activist Jeremiah Emmanuel's memoir

#Merky Books will publish the memoir of youth activist Jeremiah Emmanuel, “a guide to overcoming the obstacles young people should not have to face”.... Read more

Stormzy takes Merky authors to former school

More than 400 pupils at Stormzy's former school were treated to an event with the grime rapper Read more

Idris Elba snares Derek Owusu's book for film and TV

Idris Elba's production company Green Door Pictures has secured film and TV rights to #Merky Books' forthcoming title Teaching My Brother To Read by Derek Owusu.... Read more

Akua Agyemfra to deliver third keynote at FutureBook Live 2019

Cultural strategist Akua Agyemfra is announced as the third keynote for FutureBook Live 2019, following Waterstones m.d. James Daunt and Bookstat founder Paul Abbassi.  ... Read more

Mostly Lit's Derek Owusu signs two-book deal with Stormzy imprint

Stormzy’s Penguin Random House imprint #Merky Books has signed a two-book deal with "Mostly Lit" podcaster Derek Owusu. Read more

Radojevic and Zayyan win Stormzy's #Merky Books New Writers’ Prize

Monika Radojevic and Hafsa Zayyan triumphed at the inaugural #Merky Books New Writers’ Prize, following more than 1,200 entries.  Read more

Pictures of the week

#Merky Books holds its first ever free writer's camp in this week's pictures round-up, while Sir Philip Pullman is knighted and Bryony Gordan launches her... Read more

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