Fresh off the back of his shutdown festival in Ibiza Rocks #Merky, Stormzy has touched back in the UK and announced his publishing imprint with Penguin Books, the #Merky Books platform.
Stormzy announced the venture on Instagram this afternoon. It’s set to provide a platform for talented young writers that can sometimes struggle to get their work noticed. He revealed that #Merky Books will host competitions in schools and offer opportunities for paid internships for aspiring writers in 2019. He also commented that the first book released under the imprint “Rise Up: The #Merky journey so far”” will be released on November 1st and is available for pre-order now.
Rebecca Rose (GRM)