Literature News

The British Blacklist Gets All Brand New!

We’ve had a makeover! For up to date latest news, reviews, interviews, social commentary about your favourite British Black creative talent, and family of the Diaspora doing amazing things around the globe go to:... read more

GO TO Ancestral Voices Book Launch @ SOAS 6th & 7th October 2016

Decolonising Our Minds are pleased to host Ancestral Voices to celebrate their new release in the documentary series celebrating and assessing the rich and often overlooked history of African cosmologies and spiritual and religious... read more

FINALLY!!! ‘Noughts and Crosses’ Malorie Blackman’s YA Novel Exploring Racism to Get BBC Adaptation via Levi David Addai 

The popular, critically acclaimed series by Barbadian-British author Malorie Blackman, “Noughts and Crosses” series, is to be adapted and serialised by Ghanaian-British writer Levi David Addaii and Matthew Graham as part of an ambitious... read more

Check Out Debut Author Lorraine O’Garro’s New Book ‘The Alphabet with Bella’

My focus was always young children. I wanted young African and Caribbean children to have a black character like them, representing parts of their culture that they may not otherwise see in many other... read more

Abiola Oni Announced as 1st Guardian B4ME Short Story Competition Winner!

Abiola Oni has won the Guardian and 4th Estate BAME Short Story competition. She claims the £1,000 award for her astonishing speculative fiction vision of dystopia in '75'. read more

2016 Caine Prize for African Writing Announces Author Shortlist…

The Caine Prize for African Writing is a registered charity whose aim is to bring African writing to a wider audience using their annual literary award. In addition to administering the Prize, the Caine... read more

CHECK OUT the Children’s Empowerment & Literary Festival 2016 Sat July 30th 2016

Casey Elisha Books presents The Children’s Empowerment & Literary Festival which concludes The Children's Empowerment & Literary Week read more

#TBBlisten to ‘My Name is Leon’ by Kit De Waal (Audiobook Clip) read by Lenny Henry

Evoking a Britain of the early eighties, My Name is Leon is a heart-breaking story of love, identity and learning to overcome unbearable loss. Of the fierce bond between siblings. And how - just... read more

TBB Speaks to Novelist Sareeta Domingo About New Title ‘The Nearness of You’

Sareeta Domingo is a romantic novelist from south London by way of Bahrain. Channelling her passion for writing into a career as a Senior Editor at a creative book packager, her blog The Palate... read more

New National Reading Scheme Launched to Support Young People’s Mental Health

Reading Well for Young People is part of the hugely successful Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme and will provide 13-18 year-olds with high-quality information, support and advice on a wide-range of mental health... read more

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