Stormzy and Emma Dabiri were among the judges who awarded Patel’s Six of One with the prestigious publishing contract
The author of What White People Can Do Next: From Allyship to Coalition on Toni Morrison, the book she loved as a child and mashing up books in the bath.
Kerri ní Dochartaigh recommends a list of books to mark St. Patrick's Day 2021, from folk tales to social commentary.
For Black History Month, our BAME colleague group, Colour[full], are celebrating their favourite work by Black writers from the Penguin Random House collection; from recent titles to some older must-reads from our archives.
Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff from gal-dem interviews Emma Dabiri on her debut book, Don’t Touch My Hair. From pre-colonial Africa and anti-capitalism, to European beauty standards and the experience of growing up mixed-race in Ireland, they discuss why black hair matters.
Emma Dabiri is a teaching fellow in the African department at SOAS, a Visual Sociology PhD researcher at Goldsmiths and the author of Don't Touch My Hair, which was an Irish Times bestseller. She has presented several television and radio programmes including BBC Radio 4's critically-acclaimed documentaries 'Journeys into Afro-futurism' and 'Britain's Lost Masterpieces'.
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