Sharmaine Lovegrove left and Lennie Goodings attended the Southbank Centre’s Women in Creative Industries Awards on Wednesday 7th March. Goodings took home one of three Lifetime Achievement Awards for ”championing women writers”.
Liz Earle visited Chorleywood Bookshop on Tuesday 6th March to celebrate the publication of The Good Menopause Guide (Orion Spring). L-R Sheena Gammidge, Helen John, Sheryl Shurville, Liz Earle, Janet Stewart, Wendy Wright and Gillian O’Driscoll.
Reverend Richard Coles centre is pictured alongside the winners of the Romantic Novelists' Association's Awards, which took place on Tuesday 6th March.
The Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize 2017 was awarded at the Library Club on Tuesday 6th March. Guests included L-R Lara Feigel, Sophie Gordon and Edmund Gordon.
Paddington Bear visited Islington's Copenhagen Primary School on Thursday 1st March, as part of World Book Day celebrations.
Literary agent Luigi Bonomi left, Jacqueline Wilson second right and Waterstones bookseller Trish Beswick right congratulated Jillian Fox, the winner of the Montegrappa writing prize, at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature in Dubai, which took place between 1st and 10th March.
The Borough Press and HarperFiction held their inaugural #FirstTimers event, an introduction to their 2018 debuts, held at the Soho Hotel on Wednesday 28th February.
Bonnier Zaffre held a "Blood in the Water" crime party and quiz on Tuesday 27th February at Tamesis Dock on Albert Embankment. The winning team comprised of L-R Kevin Cleary, author Martyn Waites, critic Jake Kerridge, executive director Kate Parkin and editorial intern Stephannie Cleary.
- Adam Kay shortlisted for Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize
- Cheltenham First Novel Competition launches with The Borough Press
- Lenny Henry and Sharmaine Lovegrove contribute to Headline Windrush title
- The Good Immigrant to continue Dialogue in US
- Lennie Goodings signs deal for The Idealistic Publisher