Review of a gorgeous new picture book celebrating the roots of Carnival by @GPI_Archive and @kenwilsonmax @ace_national @clpe1
We talked to emerging UK children’s writers of colour about how publishing can do better: here’s what they think!
“”It is very important for me to have this space as it introduced me to authors who look and sound like me, who understand my protagonists and also my worries”
Megaphone wants to help ALL emerging children’s and YA writers of colour improve their skills and confidence in writing for children. How far are we managing that?
Agents and editors are invited to a showcase of new children’s and YA literature from our mentees
We are now a not-for-profit!
Hard to believe, but we’re nearly at the end of 2021! This was always going to be a difficult year, for everyone, but I am so proud of how it has gone. I am glad we took the decision to go wholly online – yes, we missed the lack of face-to-face interaction, but we alsoContinue reading “Happy holiday message to all Megaphone writers and friends!”
5 things I wish I’d known about a creative career by Maritsa Baksh (The Creative Pandemic)
The exchanges on Twitter of the past week (please see the links below) have left many people in children’s literature feeling isolated, upset, angry and sad. This includes members of our Megaphone community. At a member’s request we provided an informal opportunity for our community to discuss the topic and air views if they wantedContinue reading “Statement from Megaphone – August 2021”