The grime star has joined the cast of BBC One series Noughts & Crosses.
She is one of a host of new writers for the upcoming series.
The literary competition will return this year.
The National Portrait Gallery has acquired portraits of 37 black Britons at the height of their achievements.
Audience members will have a chance to submit questions to the veteran actress at the London event.
Tory leadership candidate Rory Stewart and comedian James Acaster are some of the new names added to events this year.
BOOK OF THE WEEK Five Rivers Met On A Wooded Plain by Barney Norris is published in hardback by Doubleday, priced £12.
Nearly 450 people bid for 15-year-old Nur Huda el-Wahabi to be a part of the author’s fictional world.
A former teacher of 15-year-old victim Nur Huda el-Wahabi championed her name.
Six winners – all girls – were announced during a ceremony at Windsor Castle.