Tagged: Sharmaine Lovegrove

Dialogue pre-empts Paterson Joseph's 'dazzling' debut telling tale of Sancho

Dialogue Books has pre-empted actor Paterson Joseph's debut novel, The Secret Diaries of Charles Ignatius Sancho, an "illuminating and original" novel about the black writer and composer.... Read more

Find new talent to nurture, publishers told at FBF

Publishing is too used to centring whiteness and must concentrate on actively seeking new talent, nurturing it and promoting it outside of the mainstream, attendees... Read more

The Bookseller to release digital daily edition for Frankfurt

The Bookseller is to release a Frankfurt daily edition on 14th October. Read more

'Living legend' Linton Kwesi Johnson wins PEN Pinter Prize 2020

Poet and reggae recording artist Linton Kwesi Johnson has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize 2020 for his commitment to political expression in his work.... Read more

Writers of colour forced to publicise themselves, Koomson says

Writers of colour are denied a level playing field and often have to publicise books themselves because the industry does not understand how to reach non-white middle-class... Read more

Dialogue pre-empts Bola novel in two-book deal

Dialogue Books has pre-empted “heart-wrenching and raw” novel The Selfless Act of Breathing by J J Bola in a two-book deal.... Read more

Black Writers' Guild tells UK publishing how to get its own house in order

The Black Writers' Guild has issued an open letter, signed by writers including Dorothy Koomson, Malorie Blackman, Candice Carty-Williams, David Olusoga and Bernardine Evaristo, telling British publishers it is "deeply concerned" they are "raising awareness of... Read more

Dialogue rolls out virtual book club to connect readers in 'uncertain times'

As part of a new virtual book club, publisher Sharmaine Lovegrove will be in conversation with a Dialogue author about their book on Instagram live every Thursday at... Read more

Dialogue to publish The Sex Lives of African Women

Dialogue Books is publishing The Sex Lives of African Women by feminist writer and blogger Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah. Read more

'Booker Prize is for readers first and publishers last', says Wood

Gaby Wood, literary director of the Booker Prize Foundation, has said prizes like the Booker are for readers first and foremost, and that they should be... Read more

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