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Reni Eddo-Lodge

We’re going to Latitude!

We’re thrilled to announce that we have teamed up with Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook on a very special literary event at Latitude festival this July! Reclaiming the Dialogue: The...
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Kenya prison

Improving prisoner education

1,460 of the brand new books you helped to send to Zimbabwe in 2018 are now being used by inmates studying in 22 prisons across the country. Their prisons...
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Writing in school

Manka’s writing tips

Entries for the Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition close on 1st June. If you’re struggling with your entry, help is here! 2018 Gold Award-winner Manka, 18, from Kenya shares her...
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