Hachette UK Announces Future Bookshelf Cohort for 2021
The Future Bookshelf
The Future Bookshelf is delighted to announce that it has paired nine writers with nine Hachette UK editors as part of its mentoring strand for 2021. The Future Bookshelf forms part of Hachette UK’s Changing the Story programme and was set up to help and discover unpublished authors from underrepresented backgrounds. The mentees were chosen from over 700 submissions.
THRIVE (Hachette UK’s BAME network) and Hachette UK are delighted to announce we will be offering a fiction development programme for writers from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds to commence in January 2021.
A BEST PRACTICE GUIDE TO WRITING CULTURAL DIVERSITY IN FICTION
Turning the Page
Cultural appropriation. Authenticity of voice. Stereotyping. Diversity. All issues that the publishing industry is currently grappling with. In this series of free-to-view videos author Vaseem Khan presents some practical guidance in tackling these topics, based on research funded by the UK Arts Council, and featuring advice from writers, readers, and a host of industry professionals.