Martin Luther King had a dream that one day his children would “not be judged by the colour of their skin but by the content of their character”. We have a dream that one day diverse writers will be judged by the content of their characters and not by the colour of their skin or the nature of their background.
Bridget Blankley wins the 2016 Diversity Writing for Children Prize with her story The Ghosts and Jamal. Read an extract here: The Ghosts and Jamal by Bridget Blankley
We caught up with her after the prize and interviewed her.
The Commonword Children’s Diversity Writing Prize welcomes submissions from unpublished children’s authors whose writing embraces ethnic diversity either through their own ethnicity and culture and/or in their writing.