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Our Activism and Our Legacy

At Storymix, we create outstanding inclusive stories for children's publishers by collaborating with talented writers and illustrators from diverse backgrounds. We are dedicated to crafting stories that place kids and teens of colour at the center of the action.
 
By discovering new voices, nurturing talent, and opening up publishing opportunities for racially minoritized writers and illustrators, we aim to change the conversation through commercial storytelling. This is our activism and our legacy.
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Storymix bio

Storymix, is an innovative fiction studio which was awarded Start-Up of the Year by the FutureBook Awards in 2022. The studio's mission is to meaningfully increase the number of diverse titles published each year. Storymix's team of industry professionals kickstart the careers of new, experienced, and returning writers and illustrators of colour. Together they collaborate to produce high-quality, high-concept worlds full of joy and adventure. Storymix’s model provides apprenticeship-style support to its creatives, with invaluable editorial guidance, coaching and unique networking opportunities that equip them with the skills necessary to secure their own agents and independent book deals. In 2023, Jasmine received a Special Commendation in the Editor of the Year category at the British Book Awards.

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Jasmine Richards

Founder's Bio

Jasmine Richards has over 18 years of experience in children's publishing. She was the Lead Editor on the multi-million-selling series Beast Quest and has written a dozen books for children, including The Unmorrow Curse. Jasmine has also been a screenwriter on Disney's PJ Masks and BBC's JoJo and Gran Gran. In 2019, she founded Storymix, a multi-award-winning fiction studio dedicated to centring kids and teens of colour in stories full of joy and adventure. In 2023, Jasmine was shortlisted for Editor of the Year by the British Book Awards.

The Story Behind Storymix

Founded in 2019 by Jasmine Richards, Storymix creates original and high-concept series for children and teenagers with inclusive casts of characters. Inspired by the lack of representation in children's books, Jasmine leveraged her extensive background to establish a fiction production company that offers a springboard to racially minoritized creators. Since its inception, Storymix has sold over 250,000 copies of its titles and received multiple industry awards.

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Our Founder

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awards

Here are some of StoryMix's accolades and achievements

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The British Book Awards 2023 Logo
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Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2023

our books

Some of our best selling books. Please always credit the Author and StoryMix when sharing these images.

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Downloadable StoryMix logos for press use.

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Downloadable images for press. Please credit photographer where applicable
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