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Footnote is an award-winning publisher that launched in 2022 as a platform for marginalised perspectives. We are committed to inclusivity and innovation across all aspects of our publishing. Our mission is to counter dominant narratives and retell the story.

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Mongrel by Hanako Footman shortlisted for Waterstones debut fiction prize
The winner, picked by Waterstones’ booksellers, will be announced on 25 July. Mongrel was hailed as “absolutely breathtakingly heart-achingly brilliant”.

Sabrin Hasbun wins inaugural £15,000 Footnote x Counterpoints Writing Prize
Sabrin’s book Wait for Her is a memoir-family saga which retraces the love story between her Palestinian father and her Italian mother, and will be published by Footnote Press in Spring 2025.

Footnote Press to publish The Coin, the debut novel from Palestinian journalist and author, Yasmin Zaher
Described by Elif Bautman as ‘bonkers’, Raven Leilani as ‘filthy and elegant’, and Slavoj Zizek as a ‘masterpiece’, The Coin is a bold and unabashed novel about a young Palestinian woman’s unraveling as she teaches at a New York City middle school.

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