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Why Do We Need to See Women of Colour in Literature?

Why is it Important to Have Women of Colour Represented in Literature?

by Reeya Hayat

Reeya Hayat is studying for her GCSEs. She lives in Buckinghamshire, and is passionate… Read more

Nana Afua Pierre On the Ghanaian Play, Anowa

Anowa – A review

“A wayfarer is a traveler. Therefore to call someone a wayfarer is a painless way of saying he does not belong. That he has no home, no family, no village,…

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How I Write by LM Dillsworth

My writing process

I do most of my writing late at night. I usually start around 9pm or a little later and stop in the early hours. I begin with the outline of a particular scene…

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Sumana Khan writes about her admiration for Huma Qureshi’s memoir.

Sumana Khan writes about her admiration for Huma Qureshi’s memoir.


I’m in awe of those who write memoirs – it takes such generosity and courage to write about…

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My Journey to Scooping the Reader’s Choice Award by Sumana Khan

Do you remember Jan 2020? It was like fifty years ago. Back in that hoary past I had decided that 2020 was going to be my “stress-free” year. My doctoral viva would be done by…

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My Writing Process by Wenyan Lu

I write novels. Occasionally I write short stories and poems when I have some ideas which aren’t big enough to base a novel on. They might grow over time, but I would see them…

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How I Write by Aisha Phoenix


I write speculative fiction – literary fantasy, dystopian stories, science fiction and fables. Much of my work centres characters of colour and explores issues…

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Five tips on creative writing

Heather Marks is an online content coordinator for Words of Colour Productions, a creative communications agency which develops and platforms writers of colour in the…

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Mahsuda Snaith’s Top 5 Writing Tips

1. Your greatest teachers are other books

The one thing I love about writing is you don’t have to pay lots of money to get better at it (although people try). Get a book from …

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