Children's authors M.G. Leonard left and Lauren St John right joined Liz Hyder at Waterstones Islington on Wednesday 18th September to celebrate the launch of her debut novel Bearmouth (Pushkin Press).
Author Sam Conniff Allende told delegates to IPG's conference on Tuesday 17th September that publishing has a "default no" mindset that stops it innovating.
On Tuesday 17th September, Hachette Children’s Group launched Dermot O’Leary and Nick East’s latest installment in the Toto the Ninja Cat series—Toto the Ninja Cat and the Superstar Catastrophe. L-R Nicola Goode, Nick East, Dermot O’Leary, Anne McNeil, Sarah Lambert and Alison Padley.
Christina Dalcher right won the £2,000 Goldsboro Glass Bell Award for her dystopian debut novel VOX (HQ). Dalcher is pictured alongside David Headley at the ceremony, which took place at Goldsboro Books on Monday 16th September.
Lorna Cook centre won the Romantic Novelists' Association's prestigious Joan Hessayon Award for her debut novel The Forgotten Village (Avon). Chair Alison May left and 2018 winner Hannah Begbie presented Cook with the award at the RNA's York Afternoon Tea at Merchant Taylors’ Hall on Saturday 14th September.
Joanna Prior left and Cathy Rentzenbrink spoke at the packed Penguin General 2020 Spring Showcase, held at the Tanner Warehouse in Bermondsey on Thursday 13th September.