23 Apr 2023

Can Stormzy’s Merky Book festival spark literary passion in young people?


Now the musician Stormzy says he wants to spark a passion in young people who have never considered a future in the creative arts.

This weekend his publishing company Merky Books has been running a festival of literature at London’s Roundhouse, showcasing established names as well as fresh new voices.

Cathy Newman went down there to speak to some of the authors about their work.