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Muhammad Khan

Muhammad Khan is an engineer, a secondary-school maths teacher, and a YA author.

Patrice Lawrence

Patrice Lawrence wants to show that she's had a good experience of publishing and give people hope that they can tell their stories.

Nicôle Lecky

Nicôle Lecky is a writer, actor, and singer-songwriter

Hannah Lowe

Hannah Lowe writes poems that shimmer with sleight of hand, inventiveness and insight

Nick Makoha

Poet Nick Makoha's debut collection, Kingdom of Gravity, was shortlisted for the Felix Dennis Prize for Best First Collection and was one of the Guardian’s best books of the year.

Anjum Malik

Anjum Malik uses fact to fiction, food, real stories of hard to reach people, as well as pure creativity to inspire her writing.

Moses Mckenzie

A debut novelist of Caribbean descent who grew up in Bristol, UK.


From disfellowshipped Jehovah's Witness to sex worker to acclaimed debut novelist.

Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Kiran Millwod Hargrave writes fresh fables from re-invented worlds, spun with magic, friendship and family.

Nadifa Mohamed

A Somali-British novelist excavating the relics of shared history.

Conrad Murray

A theatre-maker, writer, director, rapper, beatboxer, live looper and singer

Philip Nanton

Philip Nanton is a writer and spoken-word performer from St. Vincent and the Grenadines who lives in Barbados.

Courttia Newland

Author, screenwriter, playwright, creative writing tutor, literary activist

Derek Owusu

Derek Owusu is an award-winning writer and poet from North London.

Louisa Adjoa Parker

A writer and poet of Ghanaian and English heritage who lives in south-west England

Ingrid Persaud

Ingrid Persaud is a Costa Prize winning novelist and short story writer of rare, meticulous care and mischief.

Johny Pitts

An Afropean writer, photographer and BBC broadcaster

Daniel Rey

A British-Colombian writer currently based in New York City.

Roger Robinson

Roger Robinson is a multi award-winning poet from Trinidad now living in Britain.

Monique Roffey

An award winning Trinidadian-born British writer of novels, essays, literary journalism and a memoir

Carol Russell

Carol Russell is a TV writer, traditional storyteller and consultant.

Angela Saini

An author and science writer who has been inspired by India's left-leaning investigative journalists.

Annabelle Sami

Annabelle Sami is a writer, director, producer and performer.

Sea Sharp

A British-American poet, performer and playwright.

Nikesh Shukla

An author and screenwriter who sees stories as ‘political beasts’ offering ‘windows and mirrors’ to the world.

Umi Sinha

Umi Sinha is a British-Indian novelist and lecturer in creative writing. Her recent writing has focused on identity and belonging.

Rommi Smith

An award-winning writer, performer and academic; seeker and celebrant of flipside and marginalised narratives often hiding in plain sight.


A poet, performance artist, dramatist and librettist


A Hip-Hop MC, writer and theatre maker

Alex Wheatle

From Brixton bards to Island songs, every generation's story, every beat played

Colson Whitehead

A double Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist who writes in many genres.

Charlotte Williams

Charlotte Williams OBE is a Welsh-Guyanese award-winning writer, academic and cultural critic.