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Makumbi and Lawrence win Jhalak Prize awards

Novelist and short story writer Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi (pictured top) and YA writer Patrice Lawrence have won the 2021 Jhalak Prize awards.... Read more

Patrice Lawrence | 'I wanted to write [a detective story] with a female lead for a change'

Patrice Lawrence answers our questions about her addictive mystery novel Eight Pieces of Silva (Hodder Children's Books), which has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2021. ... Read more

YA Book Prize 2021 shortlist revealed; Blackman honoured

The Bookseller’s YA Book Prize has revealed its shortlist for 2021, which includes books by former winner Patrice Lawrence and two début authors, while Malorie... 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

Young librarian wins Everything with Words YA competition

Rebecca Henry, a 20-year-old librarian working in a secondary school in Swindon, has won the £1,000 Everything with Words' YA competition, judged by author Patrice... Read more

Stevens and Torday reimagine Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland

Children’s authors including Robin Stevens, Piers Torday and Swapna Haddow have written stories based on Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland for a new title to be published... Read more

Rai and Lawrence celebrate BAME figures from British history

Scholastic will next year publish a series of books about BAME protagonists from British history, with Bali Rai and Patrice Lawrence signed on to write... Read more

Blackman and Elphinstone pen WBD 2019 titles

Malorie Blackman, Alex T Smith, Abi Elphinstone and Sibéal Pounder are amongst the authors behind next year’s expanded line-up of £1 World Book Day (WBD)... Read more

Hachette scoops four of six CrimeFest awards

Hachette managed a virtual clean sweep at the 10th annual CrimeFest awards, taking four of the six categories, with YA writer Patrice Lawrence and debut... Read more

Patrice Lawrence to judge new urban YA competition

Author Patrice Lawrence is set to judge a competition, set up by independent publisher Everything With Words, to find a new urban YA novel.... Read more

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