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Thoughts, Musings and Storytelling with Namra Amir

Namra Amir previously interned at Faber & Faber through Creative Access. She currently works as the Marketing Assistant at Bloomsbury Children’s and recently won a BMS award for her YA campaign Cinderella Is Dead. She’s committed to promoting diversity in the publishing industry and championing BAME books. I’m from Ireland where there was little to no […]

In Conversation with Marianne Tatepo

Marianne Tatepo is the founder of the Black Agents & Editors’ Group (BAE) and a Commissioning Editor for Ebury Press & Pop Press (Penguin Random House UK), publishing non-fiction books, with a focus on lifestyle and illustrated. Thank you for taking the time to talk to me, Marianne. I’ll get right into it. How did […]

In Conversation with Emmanuel Omodeinde

Emmanuel Omodeinde an Editorial Assistant at John Murray Press, mostly working on serious and smart-thinking non-fiction books on the John Murray and Basic Books imprints. He previously interned at Peepal Tree Press, an independent publishing house and the world's leading publisher of Caribbean and Black British Literature and the renowned 4th Estate and William Collins imprints at HarperCollins. Emmanuel is very passionate about great stories of any kind but particularly about African and Afro-diasporic literature of all genres which push the boundaries of form and style and tell bold stories in fiction and non-fiction.

A Letter to My Younger Self, By Mo Hafeez

Relax, don’t take yourself too seriously, be humble – this is just the beginning.

Thoughts, Musings and Storytelling with Zeba Talkhani

If I could go back in time and give my younger self some advice, it would be to occupy the spaces you have earned without doubting yourself.