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.
This summer, we’re handing the blog to our mentees so they can introduce themselves and their writing. Read on and find out more about Alka Handa’s Himalayan dream of a YA novel!
This summer, we’re handing the blog to our mentees so they can introduce themselves and their writing. Read on and find out more about the person who could be your next favourite writer!
We’re really happy to announce we’re working with RCW Literary Agency and Knights Of to support new children’s/ YA writers of colour. Their workshop will reserve 15 places for existing Megaphone Community members and offer a further 15 places to new attendees. Megaphone Community is a community of practice for writers of colour who wantContinue reading “Megaphone x RCW and Knights Of workshop”
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!”