Book Trust Represents: a rise in people of colour creating children’s literature, still few Brits

There are still very few British children’s book creators of colour. According to the report, in 2021, 11.7% of children’s book creators were people of colour. Only 4.5% were British.

Another 2021 mentee secures agent representation!

Huge congratulations to our 2021 mentee Nazima Pathan, who has signed with Chloe Seager at Madeleine Milburn Agency! This puts her in the same agency as her mentor, Maisie Chan (a mentee on the first Megaphone Writer Development scheme, and now the winner of the Branford Boase award, among other accolades).

2021 mentee secures agent!

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/

Happy holiday message to all Megaphone writers and friends!

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!”

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