For the month of May only we’re opening up the Megaphone Community group to new members! Free, private online group for PoC writing for children/ YA in England. Join Q&As, panels with authors and publishing folk, chat, find critique partners, and tell us what you want to happen in the group – see blog for details.
Megaphone supports the Decade of Diversity – more diverse books in schools!
We’re really happy to say that after discussions with mentors and consulting with our funders, Arts Council England, we have decide we have the capacity to add a further mentoring place for a shortlisted writer. Abimbola Fashola is our seventh mentee and we’re so excited to be working on her wonderful book with her!We willContinue reading “Seventh mentee added!”
I’m delighted to announce our 2021 Megaphone mentees! CONGRATULATIONS TO Ten The Gioi (Bubble Tea Mentee)Alka HandaNazima PathanZareena SubhaniMunira JannathIqbal Hussain !!!!!!!!!!
Quick update to let you all know that we have, with great difficulty, selected 10 of the 60 wonderful applications we received to send on to the editors. The shortlisted writers have been informed this morning via email. CONGRATULATIONS YOU STARS! We will also send an email out to those who didn’t make it onContinue reading “The shortlist has been chosen!”
Golden Egg Academy are supporting Megaphone writers with an offer of one free place on their September 2021, 12-week course to an unsuccessful applicant. We’re thrilled that GEA, led by Imogen Cooper, have just donated a free place on their September 12 week course to one applicant to Megaphone. We already know we will getContinue reading “News! Golden Egg Academy supporting Megaphone”
View a film about our past work here
Announcing our first 3 masterclass leaders
Happy new year! Things can only get better in 2021 – send us your applications and tell us how 2020 affected your writing.
CHILDREN OF THE BENIN KINGDOM is an exciting historical adventure by Dinah Orji – review.