Last week Bloomsbury launched a piece of statement marketing at Broadway Market in east London. Bloomsbury’s senior marketing manager Victoria Beddow is pictured in front of the one-off special build, which incorporated 3D elements into the cover art for Kate Tempest’s The Bricks that Built the Houses.
On Wednesday 15th March, Melinda Salisbury (centre) launched the conclusion to her bestselling Sin Eater’s Daughter trilogy, The Scarecrow Queen (Scholastic) in The Crypt Gallery under St Pancras Parish Church. Authors (from left) Lucy Saxon, Laure Eve, Non Pratt and Anna James joined Salisbury at the celebration.
On Sunday 19th March the Walker Team ran the 5k Where’s Wally Fun Run in Clapham Common. Over 1,000 people participated in the event in order to raise money for the National Literacy Trust.
On Monday 20th March, Vicky Hayward won the £2,000 Jane Grigson Trust Award 2017 for her translation of influential Spanish cookbook The New Art of Cooking: A Spanish Friar’s Kitchen Notebook (Rowman & Littlefield). The award ceremony took place at Quo Vadis restaurant in Soho.
On Wednesday 22nd March, Simon & Schuster held its inaugural Crime showcase at the Phoenix Artist Club in central London. (credit: Adrian Pope)
Publishing director Joanne Dickinson spoke about their forthcoming titles and thanked their authors, many of whom were in attendance on the night, including (from left) Marcel Berlins and Sandrone Dazieri. (credit: Adrian Pope)
Author Curtis Jobling visited the Children’s Adventure Farm Trust in Altrincham on Thursday 16th March for the trust’s first ever ‘Meet the Author’ day. Waterstones supported the event, during which Jobling spoke to approximately 150 children about his Max Helsing series.