Welcome to the Writers Initiative weekly news round-up! Here we bring you our pick of some of literary news and features that you may have missed these last seven days.

Happy reading!

#Publishingpaidme: authors share advances to expose racial disparities The Guardian

How your kitchen cupboard can help you write better poetry The Telegraph

There’s something about Hillary: how the politician became this summer’s muse Evening Standard

Reni Eddo-Lodge breaks book chart record amid BLM protests BBC News

Black-Owned Bookshops In The UK To Buy Your Next Reading Haul From Bustle

 Hachette UK donates 12,000 books to support communities during lockdown The Bookseller

Comedy Women in Print prize unveils mythbusting shortlist The Guardian