Carty-Williams, Candice

About Candice Carty-Williams

Official Homepage

Queenie Author Candice Carty-Williams Wins British Book Award.” BBC, 30 Jun. 2020



Malicka, Philly. “Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams, Review: ‘An Essential Commentary on Everyday Racism’.” The Telegraph, 29 Jun. 2020

Cummins, Anthony. “Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams Review – A Smart and Breezy Debut.” The Guardian, 16 Apr. 2019

Evans, Diana. “Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams Review – Timely and Important.” The Guardian, 12 Apr. 2019



Butter, Susannah. “Candice Carty-Williams: ‘I See It all the Time, It Hurts all the Time’.” Evening Standard, 15 Jul. 2020

Sethi, Anita. “Candice Carty-Williams: ‘When I Was Growing Up, Humour Was a Deflection’.” The Guardian, 8 Feb. 2020

Geall, Lauren. ““Everyone Has a Story to Tell”: Candice Carty-Williams Talks Representation, Confidence and How Writing Helps Her Mental Health.” Stylist, 2020

Butter, Susannah. “Candice Carty-Williams: It’s High Time Black Women Had a Voice.” Evening Standard, 25 Apr. 2019

Sturges, Fiona. “Candice Carty-Williams: ‘You Get Accustomed to Men Saying, "You’re Pretty for a Black Girl"’.” The Guardian, 30 Mar. 2019

Mickle, Myles. “An Indies Introduce Q&A With Candice Carty-Williams.” Bookweb, 20 Mar. 2019

Leaver, Kate. “We Spoke to the Most Talked-about Debut Author of the Year.” Glamour Magazine, 28 Apr. 2018

Gay, Roxane. “When Roxane Gay Met Candice Carty-Williams.” Stylist, undated




Queenie (2019)


Essays/Articles/Non-Fiction/Short Stories

“It's Going to Be Hard Work – But there's so much to Look Forward to in 2021.” The Guardian, 2 Jan. 2021

“Three Life-Changing Conversations: 'It Made Me Understand I am not a Dirty Word’.” The Guardian, 19 Dec. 2020

“Being Followed by the Police at 2am, I've Never Felt so Afraid.” The Guardian, 12 Dec. 2020

“Have You Heard George’s Podcast? You Should, for It Is Remarkable.” The Guardian, 5 Dec. 2020

“We're Already Getting Christmas Ads – Did 2020 Run Away from Us?” The Guardian, 21 Nov. 2020

“Is Joe Biden's Win a Turning Point in a Hard Year of Bad News?” The Guardian, 14 Nov. 2020

“Writing a Novel is an Arduous and Solitary Process – That's why I Need Music.” The Guardian, 7 Nov. 2020

“New Year, Old You.” Stylist, 2020

“As The Windrush Generation Are Uprooted, Andrea Levy’s Writing Feels Like Home More Than Ever.” Black Ballad, 20 Feb. 2019

“Seasonal Affective Disorder: Its Effect on Black Women And How To Alleviate Its Grip.” Black Ballad, 29 Jan. 2019

“Follow Our Live Review of Michelle Obama’s Highly-Anticipated Memoir, Becoming.” Penguin, 13 Nov. 2018

“From 'The Real McCoy' to 'Chewing Gum': Black British Television Will Always Be Important For The Culture.” Black Ballad, 5 Oct. 2018

“The Powerful Words of  Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.i-D, 29 Aug. 2018

“Beyoncé and Jay Z’s 'Everything is Love' Is Actually All about Money.” i-D, 18 Jun. 2018

“Kanye West and the Misappropriation of Love.” i-D, 2 May 2018

“The Reverberations of Kendrick Lamar’s Win.” i-D, 18 Apr. 2018

“Conversations People Have With Me About My Body Hair.” Refinery 29, 28 Nov. 2017

“Susan Wokoma.” Wonderland, 23 Oct. 2017

“’Girls Trip’ Is the Brilliantly Raucous Film Everyone Should See.” i-D, 4 Aug. 2017

“Why Women of Colour Aren't Shocked By The Handmaid's Tale.” Refinery 29, 23 Jun. 2017

“This Black British Writer Is Done with Talking to White People about Race.” i-D, 19 Jun. 2017


Audio- and Audiovisual Material

Changes with Annie Macmanus - Candice Carty-Williams, Acast, 1 Mar. 2021

Candice Carty-Williams in Conversation, YouTube, 20 Jul. 2020

Interview with Author Candice Carty-Williams (2020), YouTube, 10 May 2020

“Encore: Authors Candice Carty-Williams And Angie Thomas.” NPR, 27 Dec. 2019 

Shelfie with Candice Carty-Williams, YouTube, 22 Nov. 2019

'Queenie' Author Candice Carty-Williams, NPR, 2 Jul. 2019