Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

L-R Lesley Thomson, Elly Griffiths and William Shaw read from their new books, The Death Chamber (Head of Zeus), The Dark Angel (Quercus) and Salt Lane (Quercus) at Waterstones in Brighton on Tuesday 17th April. 

 

On Thursday 12th April, the chair of judges Lisa Appignanesi announced the 2018 Man Booker International Prize shortlist at an event at Somerset House in London.

 

Juno Dawson celebrated the launch of her latest YA novel Clean (Quercus) at Icetank on Wednesday 11th April. L-R Maura Wilding, Kate Agar, Dawson, Sallyanne Sweeney, Nicola Goode and Alison  Padley.

 

Teresa Driscoll left and Caroline Mitchell were among the authors at Amazon Publishing’s London Book Fair after-party, which took place at Bluebird in Chelsea on Wednesday 11th April.

 

C. L. Taylor signed copies of The Fear (Avon) on-board a Great Western Railway service from Bristol to London Paddington on Tuesday 10 April 2018.

 

Kicking off London Book and Screen Week, the CAMEO Awards took place on Monday 10th April at The Electric Cinema in London (© Ed Hill) See more pictures from this year's London Book Fair here.

 

Ally Sherrick centre launched The Buried Crown (Chicken House) at Farnham Museum on Friday 6th April. Sherrick was joined by Chicken House m.d. Barry Cunningham left and her father George Burt, who was the real-life inspiration for her story’s hero. (© Paul Stead Photography)

 

Alesha Dixon launched her debut children’s book Lightning Girl (Scholastic) at the Science Museum in London on Thursday 5th April. Dixon is pictured in front of a Tesla Coil which creates real lightning bolts.

 

Indie publisher Hashtag Press celebrated its first birthday and the launch of The Originals - a collection of prize-winning short stories written by five to 21-year-olds around the world - at Jewel Bar, London on Thursday 5th April.