Teen Reads for Inspiration and Empowerment | MD Book Reviews

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Reflections on Berlin’s first African literature festival

Gouri Sharma reflects on the success of the first African literature festival in Berlin and how it has opened the door to more festivals of its kind in the city Read More

Top 15 recently published books by writers and poets from Sub-Saharan Africa

by Samira Sawlani As the festive season begins, so does the enjoyable and/or stressful task of choosing Christmas presents for loved ones. Fret not; be it for the book and poetry lovers in your life or a reward for yourself after all that shopping, here is a list of recently published fiction and poetry by… Read More

The value of diversity: Could you do your job without getting paid?

by Henna Zamurd-Butt and Kelly Kanayama   It’s great you’re concerned about making your organisation’s work more accessible to communities of colour, or that you want to commission or hire people from more varied backgrounds. We’re bursting at the seams with evidence to show how publishing and media industries need to take action on this. Perhaps… Read More

It’s @WritersofColour’s birthday so here are the 10 most read articles since 2013!

It’s our 2nd birthday today and we’ve come over a bit emotional! Last week we found that we’d had over 1 million visitors to the site. This is exciting mainly because people out there are reading challenging materials, getting involved in discussions and engaging with perspectives generally not found elsewhere.     Firstly a BIG shout out… Read More