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September 9th, 2020

Reshma Ruia praises Berni Sorga-Millwood's Under Solomon Skies as "a powerful and accessible novel" that will "resonate with readers for its striking imagery, authentic...

August 20th, 2020

"Persaud writes authentically and observantly of the sinking effects of tenderness and cruelty on the human heart," Heather Marks says of Love After Love,...

August 19th, 2020

Barbara Grant reviews Frances Mensah-Williams latest enjoyable read - Imperfect Arrangements - featuring the lives of three of Ghanaians navigating societal and family pressures,...

August 13th, 2020

Cane Warriors, Alex Wheatle's latest novel, takes a true story of the Tacky Rebellion of 1760 in Jamaica and weaves a compelling story of...

June 24th, 2020

The UK’s first academic study on diversity in trade fiction and publishing calls on the industry to “radically reimagine” its audience and to “rethink...

June 24th, 2020

Words of Colour is part of the vital Breathe 8:46 campaign, inspired by George Floyd, which will run on 25th June to commemorate one...

June 19th, 2020

Words of Colour has joined forces with University College London (UCL) and Spread the Word (StW) to launch the Take Flight Hub, a virtual...

June 12th, 2020

Words of Colour's director of creative wellbeing and people, Suzanne Lyn-Cook, reflects on four decades of anti-racist activism and explains why amid the Black...

June 12th, 2020

Words of Colour's executive director Joy Francis speaks her truth about the impact of George Floyd's murder and the global Black Lives Matter Protests...