In this episode Alex and I chat about being a Black British writer in the UKYA space, and the unique challenges that comes with
Alexandra’s journey to being traditionally published
“Don’t let your inbox rule your life” - Alexandra Sheppard
“Get it all on the page and sculpt it later.” - Alexandra Sheppard
She mentions both a new publisher in the UK who prioritise marginalised stories and are made up of a very diverse staff and their amazing book shop which does the same. The publisher is Knights Of and their book shop is Round Table Books!
We also talk about her favourite greek myths and greek myth inspired novels, which you’ll have to listen to the episode to find out more on
Thank you for listening!