Guo and Millwood Hargrave shortlisted for the Jhalak Prize

20th February 2018

Two Janklow authors have been shortlisted for the 2017 Jhalak Prize. Kiran Millwood Hargrave’s The Island at the End of Everything and Xiaolu Guo’s Once Upon A Time in the East are both on the shortlist which includes six books in total.

The prize, which was founded in 2017, works to highlight the quality and variety of work by writers of colour in contemporary Britain.

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Griffiths hits the Sunday Times bestseller list

19th February 2018

The tenth book in Elly Griffiths’ Dr Ruth Galloway Mysteries series, The Dark Angel hit the Sunday Times bestseller lists at number eight this week.

Forensic archaeologist Dr Ruth Galloway is off on a working holiday to Italy. But the sunny hills of Lazio hold secrets as dark as any buried in the Norfolk marshes.

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Kiran Millwood Hargrave longlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2018

15th February 2018

Kiran Millwood Hargrave’s second novel, The Island at the End of Everything has been longlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2018.

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Sharon Cohen longlisted for Branford Boase 2018

5th February 2018

Sharon Cohen’s debut children’s novel, Starman and Me has been longlisted for the Branford Boase Award 2018.

The Branford Boase Award aims to reward the most promising new writers and their editors, and is given annually to the most promising book for seven year-olds and upwards by a first time novelist. The shortlist will be published on 2nd May 2018.

The Starman and Me explores where we have come from and where we are moving to - it’s about the magic of DNA, the power of identity, and the importance of caring for each other.

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Guo and Millwood Hargrave nominated for Jhalak Prize

1st February 2018

Two Janklow authors have been selected for the longlist of the 2017 Jhalak Prize. Kiran Millwood Hargrave’s The Island at the End of Everything and Xiaolu Guo’s Once Upon A Time in the East have both been longlisted.

Started by authors Sunny Singh and Nikesh Shukla and Media Diversified, with support from The Authors’ Club and a prize donated by an anonymous benefactor the prize exists, to celebrate the achievements of British writers of colour. The aim is the find the best writers of colour in the country.

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