We’re a little late with this one (blame August) but very excited to hear that one of our Megaphone mentees in 2021 – 2022, Zareena Subhani, has secured agent representation from Kemi Ogunsanwo at The Good Agency. Congratulations to both parties!https://www.thegoodliteraryagency.org/about/kemi/
We talked to emerging UK children’s writers of colour about how publishing can do better: here’s what they think!
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!”
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”
This summer, we’re handing the blog to our mentees so they can introduce themselves and their writing. Abimbola Fashola’s Black British-Nigerian swimming star Modupe has plenty of adventures!
Read our interview with FabiaTurner, founder of the Jericho Prize for children’s writing. It’s for Black-British writers with great stories to inspire children aged 4 years plus and 7–9. Open now.