• Self-publishing or Traditional publishing? discussion at the Black British Book Fair at CURLYTREATS Festival 2023

  • Novotel London West & 245 Hammersmith, Hammersmith, London

Saturday 7 October 2pm – 3pm

I’ll be part of a panel discussion on the pros and cons of self-publishing versus traditional publishing.

Meet me and fellow Black British Authors at this year’s #BlackBritishBookFair, hosted as part of the 9th Annual @CURLYTREATSUK Festival and in collaboration with @bookandkulture.

Curly Treats is an annual day-long celebration of Black culture, art, and community. This year’s festival features seven enriching events: the School of Afro Hair, Museum of Black Hair, Culture of Black Business Marketplace, Black Wellness Advancement, Black Maternal Well-being Check-in, Black British Book Fair, and the AfroEats Village.

Secure your pass at curlytreats.co.uk/link



Celebrate with me

I’m delighted to announce that I’m now a full-time author having left my 9 to 5 job.

November 2022

The Story of Afro Hair longlisted for the UKLA Book Awards

I’m so thrilled to share the brilliant news that The Story of Afro Hair has been longlisted for the UKLA Book Awards 2023 in the 3 – 14+age category.

The books selected for the award are titles that teachers can share with pupils as part of regular classroom experience. The prestigious UKLA Book Awards are the only national awards judged entirely by teachers.

October 2022

The Story of Afro Hair chosen as Indie Book of the Month

I’m so delighted that my book celebrating the biology and history of Afro hair from ancient to modern times has been chosen as Indie Book of the Month. This means the book will be will be displayed at every independent bookshop throughout UK and Eire.

October 2021

Scholastic UK announce new Black history books for children

I’ve been self-publishing children’s Black history books since 2009. Now feels the right time to work with a mainstream publisher to make these much-needed stories more readily available. I’m looking forward to working with Scholastic UK.

September 2020