Full Name
Jasmine Richards
Job Title
Founder & CEO
Jasmine Richards is an award-winning author and screenwriter, and the founder of Storymix, an innovative fiction studio that 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. Jasmine has worked in children's publishing for over eighteen years and was Lead Editor on the multi-million-selling series, Beast Quest. Jasmine has written a dozen books for children, including The Unmorrow Curse, and has been a screenwriter on Disney's PJ Masks and BBC's JoJo and Gran Gran.
Jasmine Richards