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Writer: BROWN BABY: A MEMOIR OF RACE, FAMILY AND HOME (Feb 2021) | books @kcagents film/TV @unitedtalent (US) @cbtheatrefilmtv (UK)

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@bronzebygold @emma_a_paterson @SharLovegrove @epwa66 @natalie350 @BibiBakareyusuf @mireillecharper @MerkyBookshttps://t.co/SwgFlQTYVuVery excited to be introducing ✨BAE – a community for Black agents and editors✨ We will be providing advice and men… https://t.co/NHbdnEziiP
Retweeted by Nikesh Shukla🚨New Bookclub Alert🚨 🗣️LISTEN UP! We're BEYOND excited to be working with the AMAZING @galdemzine team &… https://t.co/NSLDxmTFiL
Retweeted by Nikesh ShuklaThis sounds amazing. Congratulations @jeffreykboakye! https://t.co/oe35PKVVvmI guess I do have a second home because I live rent free in the heads of the worst pieces of shit in the world
Retweeted by Nikesh Shukla @OteghaUwagba @4thEstateBooks congratulations! @dontsmileattee Yeah, thinking about it, you're right. I was probably trying to link too many things together but y… https://t.co/1zXjFSB46Z @marcusjdl https://t.co/BBNW1l9rAK
7/10
2020
As part of #TakeFlightHub, @nocturnalreader, @EliseDillsworth and @emma_a_paterson will be talking to… https://t.co/i3o1P2Gq2z
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7/9
2020
@ignatius_sancho I May Destroy You!COVER REVEAL! ❤️ My first ever novel in verse, and my most personal book till date, a book all about family, the lo… https://t.co/kUtYbV8nX1
Retweeted by Nikesh ShuklaI don’t really understand what they think cancel culture is though? If Louis CK whips his dick out in front of unsu… https://t.co/ZGzIfijROx
Retweeted by Nikesh ShuklaPublishers need to target non-traditional outlets and realise the media has changed if they want to make their book… https://t.co/pqx3vp2sWw
Retweeted by Nikesh ShuklaRight. It’s my fortieth birthday so I’m muting that last thread and going off to play with my children. Considering… https://t.co/JOubd08bJTSign a letter if you want. But if you’re only doing that and not turning on the boards, the management structures a… https://t.co/Yo3gD1EP09This isn’t a debate club. We need to put more pressure on racist sexist homophobic transphobic institutional cultur… https://t.co/x74HdhMQGyMy only take about that Harper’s letter is that it uses examples of institutions throwing individuals under the bus… https://t.co/DPgMZeeLOS
7/8
2020
@tobikyere grrrrrr fart noise i hoped to skip this year :o( @meenakandasamy thank you so much sis hope you are well! xxxxx @Excalibah I'm 40, Ex. How the hell did that happen? One minute we're drinking tinnies in the park. Two decades lat… https://t.co/zu1PV6Jvhmthis is 40, I guess.😐This Thandie Newton interview is as extraordinary as everyone said it was. My God. https://t.co/rzF6EdaYot
Retweeted by Nikesh Shukla⁦@bumithomas⁩ the Glasgow-born singer given two weeks to leave the country ⁦report by ⁦@kieran_yates⁩… https://t.co/hsdB6Qefas
Retweeted by Nikesh Shukla @anitasethi I don’t wanna grow old 😭😭😭😭Any discussion of speech restriction that is silent about what curbs 99 percent of voices, and focuses on threats t… https://t.co/vWcj3F954K
Retweeted by Nikesh Shukla @DapsDraws @Jon_Aitken is great to work with.Episode 9 of I May Destroy You is really something, eh? Incredible show. That episode in particular was just wow.… https://t.co/0pEVDiDNUPFor independent presses: Apply to the #InclusiveIndies fund for an unrestricted grant of £3k. You should be UK-bsse… https://t.co/C2my8KHPl9
Retweeted by Nikesh Shukla @HamishH1931 Cannot wait! @courttianewland Congratulations to you and S!‘When an unfamiliar world arrives, what does it reveal about the world that came before it?’ Zadie Smith’s new… https://t.co/yzg5I6SxJh
Retweeted by Nikesh Shukla @DeanAtta @malorieblackman @LawrencePatrice Great advice. Love doing this!this thread about David Walliams raises SO many red flags; allegedly inviting 16 & 17 year olds to his dressing roo… https://t.co/LgduTPg72a
Retweeted by Nikesh ShuklaI will say that if you think ‘we’ used to be in some kind of debating club governed by rules of civility, and some… https://t.co/bdUiHJe89Z
Retweeted by Nikesh ShuklaBit of news... We're growing again! 🙏🏽🔥 ⁠ We're looking for an ASSISTANT EDITOR to join our lively and determined t… https://t.co/99j0X8s03O
Retweeted by Nikesh ShuklaTune into @PenguinPlatform on Thursday at 2pm for the last virtual #PenguinTalk of this series! Penguin employees… https://t.co/621IZBovDL
Retweeted by Nikesh Shukla @Jon_Aitken I miss you so bloody much Jon.April/月音, out October 9 on @bella_union. An album about the moon, Mid-Autumn, and following your intuition towards… https://t.co/LUNtNvyq3w
Retweeted by Nikesh ShuklaDear pipe in the toilets of my co-working space... sorry I can't celebrate your fifth birthday with you. Will raise… https://t.co/srN1l0UCyX @SharLovegrove Skinner not winner. @SharLovegrove Richard Winner’s writing a novel, robin etherington’s how to think while you write and writing down… https://t.co/cL79FT3aZm @vanessakphan @sunitathind @AbiRFellows @Nelle_Andrew sorry, trying to drop tweets and leave the site rather than e… https://t.co/Ut9asbty1a @_habibarana @AbiRFellows @Nelle_Andrew nikesh [at] thegoodliteraryagency dot org @Ozgur_Uyanik @AbiRFellows @Nelle_Andrew nikesh [at] thegoodliteraryagency dot org @vanessakphan @sunitathind @AbiRFellows @Nelle_Andrew nikesh [at] thegoodliteraryagency dot orgsorry nikesh [at] thegoodliteraryagency dot orgFirst Jack Monroe highlighted how disgusting, sexist, fattist, racist etc etc D*vid W*lli*ms’ books are. Then sev… https://t.co/3TAQmZkhpo
Retweeted by Nikesh ShuklaReally don't know how you can see how disgusting W*lliams' books are AND his creepy behaviour towards teenage girls… https://t.co/xSRxYNVAQ0
Retweeted by Nikesh ShuklaIf only there had been scientific warnings and advice against reopening pubs. https://t.co/SppifeyxJT
Retweeted by Nikesh Shuklawe still need: justice for breonna taylor justice for belly mujinga justice for nicole henry justice for bibaa… https://t.co/VCpWrk9mE0
Retweeted by Nikesh Shukla @BabesaboutTown Haha. Sometimes I feel a racist’s life would be made easier if he just said his racist views and ad… https://t.co/UcnQOa01xrAnother two amazing books out in August are Blue Ticket by Sophie Mackintosh and Sisters by Daisy Johnson.Reading THE DEATH OF VIVEK OJI by Akwaeke Emezi at the moment and it’s incredibly good. Out in August. https://t.co/b0CqHonVaQ
7/7
2020
The Independent SAGE report published on BAME communities & COVID-19👇🏽 https://t.co/YkZb7Wd82F This is a useful fig… https://t.co/v4YinG1FIs
Retweeted by Nikesh Shukla @WritingAditi @nktgill @nikita_gill Thank you! @ns_kitkat @nktgill @nikita_gill Thank you and thanks for your questionsWhere @WordsofColour says it asus is: https://t.co/IDZ7ejuboj #RethinkingDiversity
Retweeted by Nikesh ShuklaI'm holding virtual creative writing sessions on Zoom with @STWevents. If you want some tips, start something new,… https://t.co/O4XEDWSMib
Retweeted by Nikesh ShuklaAfter the success of the #InclusiveIndies Crowdfunder, @_KnightsOf, @JacarandaBooks and Spread the Word are pleased… https://t.co/HkyEbFnGxs
Retweeted by Nikesh ShuklaIs clumsy a new synonym for racist? https://t.co/Ihk6pbZESQThis is a really hard read about cleaners and covid and the 'cheapness' of lives. I urge you to read it. https://t.co/UZjMCyBoaTLooking forward to tonight's IG live writing clinic with @nktgill. She's @nikita_gill and I'm @nikeshshuklawriter o… https://t.co/fu28LgYWQN @KarachiGeek @marysouth @ansa_khan @picadorbooks @gabrielaquattro This sounds awesome! @HamishH1931 Yes!!!!The Good Literary Agency is currently hiring for three jobs: literary agent, assistant, and submissions coordinator https://t.co/3dacUrNLOHAre libraries included in this government rescue fund?*incredible. FFSI love this festival so much. I loved having my work be a part of it last year. Rachel and Milli and Tobi are all i… https://t.co/tVPT6CbWzAIf you have questions for me to put to Abi and Nelle, drop them below... (please don't make them specific to your o… https://t.co/EAaDCrI7oDMusing on how white people are now congratulating themselves for reading diversely. ALL avid Black readers are wide… https://t.co/34u5wJcCZQ
Retweeted by Nikesh ShuklaWe're delighted to share details of our latest call-out. We are looking for original, new writing for children (9+… https://t.co/2ay2XdH0h9
Retweeted by Nikesh Shukla @jessicajlee @RowanHLB Highlander syndrome: we're told there can be only one, in the hope we'll all fight each other to win that slot.Unagented UK writers of colour: if you're not sure exactly what a literary agent does, why you need/how to approach… https://t.co/baBbOOUvXI
7/6
2020
@SaraDSantos_ @season_butler? @therainaman Ian Mcewan Howard Jacobson John Lanchester are my bets @LolaJaye @nadinematheson Yes. This...doesn’t sound boring!!! @therainaman I’ll take ten copies @ignatius_sancho 😂😂😂 @tadethompson LoooolThree kids start a band. They’re not good. https://t.co/SqAEn4k3qlDescribe your own novel in as boring a way as possible. @iNikeshPatel @jazleejones I keep hoping she’ll come into the good fight universe. @courttianewland Year in year out I read this same take and think, this guy’s not very well read.https://t.co/u7fQxExo8P
Retweeted by Nikesh ShuklaDo we feel there’s a pattern with the Met police? https://t.co/XHetuCuFz1 https://t.co/5XLdOkfRVT
Retweeted by Nikesh ShuklaEvery now and then we’re reminded how unimaginative our industry is. And we’re in the imagination business. Big lol.Maybe instead of commissioning the same essay year in year out from the same white writers, maybe commission a crit… https://t.co/G3O0ry660bWatching a funeral on a webcam instead. Zoom prathnas with everyone but one person on mute instead. Texting condole… https://t.co/mOHmuJSQQeBut the slippage that occurs when you don’t occupy physical spce with those who also mourn, how you don’t comfort e… https://t.co/gzLciSokifBeen thinking today about grief in the time of lockdown. Occasionally I remember the bereavements that have affecte… https://t.co/bjMkCgVDTT @BhopalHouse https://t.co/TVIPeCH8M2 @BhopalHouse 😬Twitter today: white writers being held accountable for repulsive views = book burning and white sex-traffickers be… https://t.co/5r0ykdLbPx
Retweeted by Nikesh ShuklaTomorrow @nktgill and I are having a writing clinic catchup on IG live at 8pm. We’ll be discussing the recent rethi… https://t.co/DxXOAZrQuO
7/5
2020
@Okwonga @JazzTehara @antifatwa Thanos had legitimate concerns @Okwonga https://t.co/gxlrJoR613 @Okwonga Is Thanos BAME? @HalehAgar @nadinematheson @ameranwar The more I think about it....Farmer and his pals go collect his sister from a planetarium. https://t.co/YSDq4Y5p9Q @Okwonga HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
7/4
2020

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