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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...

May 25th, 2020

Acclaimed comedian Njambi McGrath’s debut book, Through the Leopard’s Gaze, offers a stark account of McGrath’s traumatic childhood and journey into adulthood.

May 20th, 2020

In response to the covid-19 pandemic, Words of Colour seeks to support writers and creatives of colour by launching a three-month programme of free...

April 17th, 2020

Exploring themes of identity, race, loss and love in contemporary Britain, Louisa Adjoa Parker's latest poetry collection is powerful and accessible, says reviewer Reshma...

March 14th, 2020

Our very own book reviewer Reshma Ruia's first poetry collection, 'A Dinner Party In The Home Counties', sheds light on the underbelly of Britain,...