Tagged: Stormzy

Patel wins #Merky Books New Writers' Prize

#Merky Books has crowned Jyoti Patel the winner of its New Writers’ Prize 2021, a competition aiming to discover unpublished, underrepresented writers aged 16 to... Read more

First #Merky Books novel makes Desmond Elliott Prize longlist

The first novel to be published by Stormzy’s new imprint #Merky Books, That Reminds Me by poet and podcaster Derek Owusu, has been longlisted for the £10,000 Desmond Elliott Prize... 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

#Merky Books to open pop-up shop

Stormzy’s Penguin Random House imprint #Merky Books has teamed up with Beats by Dre to open the #Merky Books pop-up shop in London.... Read more

#Merky Books to expand as Lindsay-Prince appointed commissioning editor

Stormzy’s Penguin Random House imprint is set to expand, with Lemara Lindsay-Prince appointed to the newly created role of commissioning editor for #Merky Books.... 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

Stormzy joins cast of Noughts + Crosses TV adaptation

British musician Stormzy is joining the cast of the BBC One adaptation of Malorie Blackman’s YA novel Noughts & Crosses (Penguin Random House Children's).... Read more

Stormzy announces #Merky Books New Writers’ Prize

Grime artist Stormzy’s #Merky Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House's William Heinemann division, has announced a prize for new writers to “promote the stories that... Read more

Pictures of the year

Our 2018 pictures round-up features a young Audrey Hepburn, the Slumflower, the London Review Bookshop's 15th birthday, a tiger and a Donald Trump protest. Read more

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