Candice Carty-Williams is a marketer, author and
journalist based in London. Born in 1989, the result of an affair between a Jamaican cab driver and a Jamaican-Indian dyslexic receptionist, she worked in the media before moving into publishing aged 23.
In 2016, Carty-Williams created and launched the Guardian 4th Estate BAME Short Story Prize, is a Penguin Books WriteNow mentor, and also contributes regularly to Refinery29, BEAT Magazine, Guardian Guide and i-D.
June Sarpong was awarded an MBE on the Queen’s 2007 New Year honours list for her services to broadcasting and charity and has worked extensively with HRH Prince Charles for ten years as an ambassador for his charity, The Prince's Trust. Sarpong’s 2017 book Diversify put the spotlight on groups who are often marginalised in our society, including women, ethnic minorities, disabled people and LGBTQ+ people.
For ages 16+