Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

Helen Kellock left was named 2019's Picture Hooks Illustrator of the Year. Kellock is pictured alongside her mentor, award-winning illustrator Maisie Paradise Shearring.

 

Actor Anthony Daniels right celebrated the launch of his memoir I Am C-3PO: The Inside Story (DK) at the Southbank Centre on Sunday 27th October. Daniels is pictured alongside Easons' David O'Callaghan (and C-3PO).

 

David Szalay won the Edge Hill Short Story Prize for his collection Turbulence (Cape), as well as the £1,000 Reader’s Choice Award. The ceremony took place at Waterstones Piccadilly on Friday 25th October.

 

Authors L-R Michelle Gallen, Jean Kwok, Shahnaz Ahsan and Sally Magnusson talked about their forthcoming novels at John Murray Press' 2020 showcase, held at The Greenhouse on Wednesday 23rd October.

 

Scottish Book Trust adopted a phonebox on the Royal Mile to mark Book Week Scotland’s 2019 theme of conversation. Comic artist Frank Quitely is pictured with Superman (SCosplay) and copies of Blether, which will be distributed for free during Book Week Scotland. (©Alasdair Watson)

 

To celebrate her newest book, Tom Gates: Spectacular School Trip (Scholastic), Liz Pichon held an event at Waterstones Piccadilly, where she taught 30 children how to draw the new Tom Gates characters before adding her own doodle to a pillar in the children's department.

 

On Tuesday 22nd October, Andrew McMillan and Angela Chadwick won the 2019 Polari Prizes for Playtime (Cape Poetry) and XX (Dialogue Books) respectively. Pictured L-R David Headley, McMillan, Bernardine Evaristo, Chadwick, Paul Bustron and Fiona McMorrough.

 

Hachette hosted their first Women For Refugee book club, hosted in collaboration with the Women For Refugee charity, featuring a live poetry reading from Nikita Gill, a writing workshop and group discussion.