Tagged: Words of Colour

Wheatle, Edwards and Okojie play to explore publishing's diversity record

Authors Alex Wheatle, Yvvette Edwards and Irenosen Okojie are collaborating on a play exploring the publishing industry’s diversity record. Read more

Publishing must 'radically reimagine' its audience, major diversity study says

The UK's first academic study on diversity in trade publishing and fiction has called for the industry to “radically reimagine” its audience and value readers... Read more

Irenosen Okojie named Words of Colour first writer-in-residence

Words of Colour has named Irenosen Okojie as the creative communications agency’s first-ever writer-in-residence.   Read more

Mitchell: 'ethnicity should not define us as writers'

“I never call myself a black writer,” author Dreda Say Mitchell has said, as if you “stick black in front of the word writer...you’re defining... Read more

Trade 'needs to do more to promote BAME authors'

Black and Asian writers are “not allowed to be average”, author Sathnam Sanghera has said. Sanghera, author of the memoir The Boy with the Topknot... Read more

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