Word of Colour


November 12th, 2020

"15 Heroines: The War is a refreshing take on classic characters and literature." - Tamera Heron.

October 26th, 2020

Words of Colour's Executive Director Joy Francis in conversation with Judi Love on BBC Radio London.

October 21st, 2020

"An intimate, beautiful film on the long-term costs of incarceration, but also the courage and resilience of the human spirit." - Heather Marks

October 8th, 2020

"The Space between Black and White is ultimately a story about being accepted on your own terms, irrespective of gender, class or colour." Reshma...

October 5th, 2020

"Though Bad Love centres romantic trauma and shedding self-obsession, it was ultimately a fun and easy read - truly a testament to Maame Blue’s...

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...