Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

The 2018 Laugh Out Loud Awards took place in London on Thursday 18th January. Pictured L-R are the winners - Jim Smith, Jim Field, Christine Hamill and David Solomons, alongside the judges - Nicolette Jones, Katie Thistleton and Michael Rosen.


Michael Foreman attended a private viewing of the Lucky Button exhibition at the Foundling Museum on Thursday 18th January.


On Wednesday 17th January, the writers for Hay Festival Cartagena were honoured at the Colombian ambassador's residence in London, ahead of the festival’s opening next weekend. Pictured are L-R Paola de Osorio, Peter Florence, Nester Osorio Londono, Fernando Montano, Juliet Mabey and Cristina Fuentes.


C.J. Tudor celebrated the publication of her debut crime novel The Chalk Man (Michael Joseph) at The Driver Pub in Kings Cross on Tuesday 16th January.


Journalist Alex Clark left spoke to Australian author Peter Carey centre about his new novel A Long Way From Home (Faber) at Cambridge Literary Festival on Tuesday 16th January. They are pictured alongside Cathy Moore, the festival's director. (© Chris Boland)


On Monday 15th January, Abi Elphinstone signed copies of Sky Song (S&S) at Waterstones Kensington High Street, to celebrate the title being Children’s Book of the Month for January.


Ocean Vuong left won the £25,000 T S Eliot Prize for his "remarkable" debut poetry collection Night Sky with Exit Wounds (Jonathan Cape). The ceremony took place at the Wallace Collection in central London on Monday 15th January. (© Adrian Pope)


Chad Sarno introduced the Wicked Kitchen range for Tesco, which rolled out across 600 stores this week, at an event at The Trampery on Wednesday 10th January. The event precedes the publication of The Wicked Healthy Cookbook (Little, Brown) in May.


To mark the publication of Fire on All Sides by James Rhodes, Quercus collaborated with Signum (Rhodes’ record label) on an interactive billboard poster advertising the book and album of the same name. The poster is positioned in Old Street.