Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

Actress and UN ambassador Emma Watson interviewed political activisit Gloria Steinem about her autobiography My Life on the Road (Oneworld), which was Watson's first pick for her new feminist book club, at London's Emmanuel Centre on Wednesday 24th February.

 

Author Holly Bourne with her Quiz Writers Choice award at the What Kids Are Reading Awards on Thursday 25th February at the Royal Festival Hall.

 

Author Abi Elphinstone meets young fans at the launch of her second book, The Shadow Keeper (Simon & Schuster), held at Daunt Books on Marylebone High Street on Wednesday 24th February.

 

A group of young trustees for disability charity Whizz-Kidz came to The News Building on the afternoon of Friday 19th February and took part in sessions with The Sun and representatives from HarperCollins’ Harlequin division.

 

Peters Fraser and Dunlop held a Crime Classics blogger day to celebrate the works of Dennis Wheatley and John Creasey at the Groucho Club in Soho, London on Saturday 20th February, where Charles Beck, aficionado on Dennis Wheatley, Richard Creasey, son of John Creasey, and Camilla Shestopal, agent and director of Estates at PFD, spoke.

 

1,000 children attended a gala performance of War Horse for the 40th anniversary of the charity founded by Clare and Michael Morpurgo, Farms for City Children, at the New London Theatre on Thursday 25th February.

 

Some of the children in attendance presented Clare and Michael Morpurgo with an anniversary cake after the performance.

 

Stephen Cherry, Anne Richards and Frances Spufford were among the authors on the shortlist for the 2016 Michael Ramsey Prize for the most promising contemporary theological writing, which was announced at the Church Times Bloxham Festival of Faith and Literature, held from Friday 19th February to Sunday 21st February at Bloxham School in north Oxfordshire.