Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

Val McDermid, winner of the seventh Theakston Old Peculier Outstanding Contribution to Crime Fiction Award, and Clare Mackintosh, winner of the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award for I Let You Go (Sphere), with their awards, presented on 21st July at the opening night of the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival. Picture: © Charlotte Graham

Simon & Schuster and the Bright Group celebrated the launch of Hiding Heidi by Fiona Woodcock (centre) at The Bright Emporium in Clapham on Tuesday 19th July.

Children at Peckham Library take part in a Roald Dahl storytelling session at the library’s launch of the Big Friendly Read on Saturday 16th July.

Baileys Prize 2016 winner Lisa McInerney (right) talked to author and prize founder Kate Mosse on stage at the Latitude Festival on Friday 15th July. Picture: © Dan Dennison

Angela Clarke, winner of the 2015 Young Stationers' Prize awards the 2016 Young Stationers’ Prize jointly to Bryony Woods and Ella Kahn, founders of Diamond Kahn & Woods Literary Agency at a ceremony on Monday 18th July in Stationers' Hall, London.

Cole Horton, co-author of Star Wars Absolutely Everything You Need To Know signing copies of the book at the DK stand at the Star Wars Celebration Europe, which took place from 15th to 17th July in London.

Ben Bailey-Smith at CBBC's Awesome Authors event, which took place in Birmingham from 16th to 17th July.

Ryan Holiday (left), author of Ego is the Enemy (Profile), spoke to Bookomi director Richard Kilgarriff at a Books for Breakfast event at Soho House on Friday 15th July.

"Great British Bake Off" star Martha Collison is interviewed by Catherine Larner for Browsers Bookshop about her book Twist (HarperCollins) on the afternoon of Friday 15th July at Woodhall Manor near Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Chorleywood Bookshop held a signing with Collison on Sunday 17th July at Chenies Manor House.

On Sunday 17th July  the Bright Group held its annual picnic for its team and artists on Wandsworth Common, London.