Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

Screenwriter and director Dustin Lance Black discussed forthcoming memoir Mama's Boy at Hodder's 2019 Preview on Thursday 7th March. 

 

Writer Jeanette Winterson centre officially opened the brand new Blackwell’s bookshop in Manchester on Tuesday 5th March. Winterson is pictured alongside left David Prescott and store manager Paul Thornton.

 

Jacqueline Wilson hand delivered a book bundle to Shinewater Primary School in Eastbourne, courtesy of a brand new partnership between the National Literacy Trust and the Morrisons Foundation, to mark this year’s World Book Day.

 

On Monday 4th March, judges L-R Dolly Alderton, Arifa Akbar, chair Kate Williams and Sarah Wood revealed the longlist for the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction.

 

The 2019 Romantic Novel Awards took place in London on Monday 4th March. Pictured are the evenings winners L-R Natalie Cox, Joe Heap, Isabelle Broom, Jane Godman, Liz Fielding, Catherine Isaac and Jane Lovering.

 

Macmillan imprint Two Hoots celebrated its third birthday with a 2019 showcase event on Thursday 28th February at Ham Yard Hotel.

 

The Bookseller’s account director Emma Hare and features writer Natasha Onwuemezi met First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at the Scottish Book Trade Conference in Edinburgh on Tuesday 26th February.

 

Alexandra Sheppard signed copies of her debut book Oh My Gods (Scholastic) at the first Black Girls Book Club event for young readers, held at The Folly on Saturday 23rd February. (©iSeeiCatch photography)