Curated by Stormzy, #Merky Books Is To Launch A How-To… Book Series This Autumn
#Merky Books has announced that they will launch a landmark new non-fiction series this autumn, commissioned by editor Lemara Lindsay-Prince.
The twelve-part series will arrive on 3 September 2020 with three standout titles. Publishing the remaining books at key moments throughout the calendar year. The staggered approach allows the reader to guide their own experience and development, as well as curating a personalized collection of titles.
How To… is a fresh series and ground-breaking programmeS of short and practical pocket-sized guides. The books are designed to empower a new generation to unlock their potential, provoke change, and learn more. Creatively presented, packed with practical advice, clear steps, and relatable through lived experiences, the How To… series offers a new model in publishing, helping to break down barriers of knowledge.
How To…Change It: Make a difference
Written by Joshua Virasami
Introduction by Patrisse Cullors
How To: Change It is your indispensable guide to activism. How can we as individuals help to solve some of the biggest issues of today? How can we tackle injustice and inequality at a local level, and at a national level? What are your rights? Where does power sit, and how can you access it? How is it possible to create real change? How To: Change It provides the answers to these questions and many more. In seven* simple steps, artist and activist Joshua Virasami sets out a clear and concrete path for successful campaigning, drawing on the experience and actions of a number of successful activist and political movements, including Extinction Rebellion, Occupy and Black Lives Matter.
How To…Build It: Grow your brand
Written by Niran Vinod and Damola Timeyin
Introduction by Nando’s
In a society where everyone is trying to monetise their side hustle, and the 5-9 is as valuable as the 9-5 – building a brand seems like the right answer, but how can you do it in a way that maintains relevancy in the digital age, and has longevity? This guide will take you through all the key considerations as you grow, giving your brand solid foundations to thrive. Complete with creative tasks, and shared personal insight from two creative strategists who have worked with some of the world’s most renowned brands, How to Build It will set you on the road from nowhere to everywhere.
How To…Write It: Write your story
Written by Anthony Anaxagorou
Introduction by Candice Carty-Williams
How To Write It will be a masterclass in the craft of writing and poetry from one of Britain’s most celebrated poets and educators, T.S. Eliot Prize nominee Anthony Anaxagorou. Taking readers on a personal journey through his early life and school years, through to his relationship with literature, education poetry, and writing, this book is filled with tips, anecdotes, and publishing advice for anyone interested in getting their work seen. From Anthony’s first slam win to the evolving British poetry scene, How To Write It will provoke readers into thinking about their writing more carefully – be it a poem, short story, or novel – and help them finally get their book out into the world.
The first three titles in the How To… series will be published by #Merky Books on 3 September 2020, £6.99 each.
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