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Upcoming Events

May292024

  • The Story of the Windrush children’s collage workshop

  • The BookLove tent at Brockwell Bounce Family Festival, Brockwell Park, London, SE24 0NG
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Past Events

May112024

  • Neglected Narratives: Writing The Story of Britain’s Black Airmen

  • The International Bomber Command Centre, Lincoln, LN4 2HQ
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October282023

  • Afro combs and Afro hair: A History – talk and book signing

  • WildCard Brewery, Unit 2, Lockwood Way, Blackhorse Lane, Walthamstow E17 5RB
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October262023

  • Meet the author and book signing at Imperial War Museum London

  • Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, London, SE1 6HZ
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October212023

  • Talk and signing at Black Book Festival 2023

  • Goldsmiths, University of London, 8 Lewisham Way
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October102023

  • Scholastic Schools Live – The Story of Britain’s Black Airmen

  • Online
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October072023

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

  • Novotel London West & 245 Hammersmith, Hammersmith, London
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October042023

  • Tooled Up Education educators and parents webinar – The Story of Afro Hair book discussion with Professor Damien Page

  • https://tooledupeducation.com
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September302023

  • Meet the author and book signing at Maple Road Market

  • Maple Road Market, St John's Primary School, Maple Road, London, SE20 8JB
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September232023

  • Situating Black British Writing conference – meet the author and book signing

  • London Metropolitan Archives, 40 Northampton Road, London, EC1R 0HB
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News

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