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10 Reasons Why You Should Read Arlan Hamilton’s book right now | Beatrice Ngalula Kabutakapua

Arlan Hamilton’s book, It’s About Damn Time, is a collection of entrepreneurial tips and motivational suggestions. If you, like me, are on your own entrepreneurial journey, here are (at least) 10 reasons why you should read her book. Arlan Hamilton is the Founder and Managing Partner of Backstage Capital, a fund that is dedicated to…

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A Book That Changed my Life | Patrice Lawrence

We all hold memories of books that have sparked our imagination, but is there one special book that has changed your life? We asked the author, Patrice Lawrence to tell us  about a book that had a huge impact on her. Here’s what she shared… Black Looks: Race and Representation by bell hooks The writer who…

Books | Love Unboxed | Placida Acheru

Placida Acheru is the author of Love Unboxed, a collection of personal short stories from 20  women who have shared their ‘Love Journeys; to heal and empower. Placida says “This book is not just about wanting to share our painful stories. Our single desire is that any woman who reads this book will find answers within its pages….

A book that changed my life | Marielle Legair

We all have memories of books that have sparked our imagination, but is there one special book that has changed your life? We asked Marielle Legair to share a book that had a huge impact on her… I love to read so it’s tricky to pick just one book that changed my life, but Think…

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A Book That Changed My Life | Irenosen Okojie

We all have memories of books that have sparked our imagination, but is there one special book that has changed your life? We asked writer, Irenosen Okojie to share a book that had a huge impact on her. Here’s what she shared… There have been many books that have changed my life. It’s difficult to single…

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Movers and Shakers | Michaela Alexander | Miles and Mia

Michaela Alexander is the founder of Miles & Mia, an independent creative company that provides fun educational tools. She is the author of Miles & Mia A-Z book,  a book series based on the real-life adventures of her children, that aims to bring diverse representation of characters in children’s books. She launched her business just ten…

Nationwide campaign launches to find, mentor and publish new authors from communities under-represented on bookshelves

The UK’s biggest book publisher, Penguin Random House, has joined forces with writer development charities Spread the Word, Writing West Midlands and Commonword to launch WriteNow.  The nationwide initiative aims to find, mentor and publish new writers from communities under-represented on the UK’s bookshelves. WriteNow aims to find exceptional unpublished writers that are under-represented in books and publishing. This includes writers from a socio-economically…