Hay Festival 2018 in pictures

Hay Festival 2018 in pictures

The 2018 Hay Festival kicked off on Thursday 24th May.


Ruth Jones right spoke to Carolyn Hit about her debut novel Never Greener (Bantam Press). (© Michael Alberry)


Dara Ó Briain performed his new show ‘Voice of Reason’. (© Mogan Selvakannu)


Nick Harkaway signed copies of Gnomon (William Heinemann) for fans. (© Mogan Selvakannu)


Margaret Atwood right discussed her dystopian masterpiece The Handmaid’s Tale with Gaby Wood. (© Shannon O'Donnell)


Authors L-R Catherine Johnson, Tanya Byrne and Patrice Lawrence collected the YA Book Prize Special Acheivement Award for anthology A Change is Gonna Come, on behalf of Stripes Publishing and their fellow contributors. (© Paul Musso)


Bill Bryson was in conversation with Danish scientist Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard, in an event called ‘The blink of an eye: how I died and started living’. (© Mogan Selvakannu)


BBC Radio 4 hosted a panel event entitled 'Beyond belief: religion and humour. How far can you go?'. (© Michael Alberry)


Juno Dawson discussed her latest YA novel Clean (Quercus). (© Marzia Borracci)


Ed Garland second left won the New Welsh Writing Award 2018. 


Will Hill won the 2018 YA Book Prize for After the Fire (Usborne).