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Stormzy announces new #Merky Books imprint with Penguin Random House

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The grime artist's debut book Rise Up will be the first #Merky Books title to be published

#Merky Books will be a home for new voices curated by Stormzy and will publish fiction, non-fiction and poetry. Rise Up will be published in November and in 2019 #Merky Books will announce an open submission competition, with the winner receiving a publishing contract.

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