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  • Introducing... Ink Road – The journey starts here...

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    Edinburgh-based independent publisher Black & White Publishing is launching a new Young Adult imprint, Ink Road.

    The imprint will broadly cater for all genres of commercial fiction for teenage and new-adult readers, and welcomes titles from both debut and experienced authors. Publishing books with a contemporary and forward-thinking focus, the imprint is committed to creating books for every reader’s tastes, and is encompassed by the slogan: ‘The journey starts here’.

    Megan Duff

    Ink Road will be led by Megan Duff, Black & White’s assistant commissioning editor, who said: ‘We want our books to take readers on a journey. It’s an important idea, as great stories accompany us from our teenage years right through our adult lives. We want to produce original, exciting and memorable books at the same time as fostering a lifelong love of reading.’

    The first title to be released in March under Ink Road (now changed from the previously announced Neon Books) is The Jungle by debut author Pooja Puri, exploring the experience of life in the Calais refugee camp as told through the eyes of teenager, Mico, one of many "unaccompanied children". Other titles signed to the imprint include award-winning Sheena Wilkinson’s Street Song  a story about a teenager who runs away from his tumultuous showbiz past in order to find true friends, true music, and his true identity – and T is for Tree by debut author Greg Fowler, an unorthodox coming-of-age novel about a boy who has never left his bedroom.

    Also being published under the imprint is internationally bestselling teen-author, Estelle Maskame, whose standalone contemporary love story will be published in July.

    Managing Director, Campbell Brown, says that the new imprint ‘feels like a natural progression. We’re really excited to be embarking on this new venture with so many talented writers, and we’re aiming to really connect with YA audiences both in the UK and around the world.’

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    For editorial enquiries contact Megan Duff: megan@blackandwhitepublishing.com

    For press enquiries contact Lina Langlee: lina@blackandwhitepublishing.com

    For rights contact Janne Moller: janne@blackandwhitepublishing.com

    or T: 0131 625 4500

    Black & White Publishing, 29 Ocean Drive, Edinburgh, EH6 6JL

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