Authors Aloud seeks to make noise with its virtual roster of author events

Authors Aloud seeks to make noise with its virtual roster of author events

Schools are embracing virtual author and illustrator visits at a time when many of their libraries are still closed, according to a company that organises author tours and events. 

Authors Aloud UK has for the past eight years worked with storytellers and publishers on live events, but it had to quickly think of a Plan B when lockdown was enforced earlier this year. 

“It was a challenging time because the bottom fell out of our business,” Annie Everall, who founded the company with Naomi Cooper pictured above and Anne Marley, told The Bookseller. “We thought we could either weep or look...

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