FRIDAY 24th September 6-7pm (BST)
Releasing a book with an indie or small press is a good middle ground, offering a similar publishing experience to big name publishers with the flexibility and personalisation of self-publishing. Gain first-hand insights into indie publishing from the perspective Knights Of author Elle Nicoll and her role as a neurodivergent author.
is a children’s author from Scotland, now living in East London. One of the most exciting new voices in children’s publishing, Elle is a Neurodivergent writer and is passionate about disability rights and Own Voices representation. Her debut novel A Kind of Spark
was published to critical acclaim in June 2020 and won the 2021 Blue Peter Book Award for Best Story, was Blackwell’s Book of the Year, and has recently been shortlisted for this year’s Branford Boase Award. It was also shortlisted for the 2020 Books Are My Bag Readers Awards. Her second book, Show Us Who You Are, is a gripping story set in the near-future with a platonic love-story at its heart; an organisation called Pomegranate is using AI to create holograms of people – with sinister consequences.