Titans of Black British Publishing

In this special podcast we meet three women - Verna Wilkins, Susheila Nasta and Margaret Busby - who, over the last half a century, wrote, published, edited, curated and blazed a trail for today's writers.

"[In the 1980s] Toni Morrison and I were going to be interviewed for a television programme about women and publishing, and at the last minute the item was scrapped because in their eyes, Toni wasn't well enough known. So, we made our own film. I interviewed Toni, we made the film, we sold it to Channel 4, and then she went on to win the Pulitzer Prize…” .

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