Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

On Wednesday 24th April, Benji Davies celebrated the launch of new picture book Tad (HarperCollins Children's) at the London Wetland Centre with pupils from The Lowther School in Barnes.

 

The Reading Agency joined forces with Vintage staff on Tuesday 23rd April to hand out copies of Margaret Atwood's classic dystopian novel The Handmaid's Tale to morning commuters at London St Pancras, as part of World Book Night celebrations. (©Ollie Grove)

 

Lebanese author Hoda Barakat became the second woman ever to win the $50,000 International Prize for Arabic Fiction, for her epistolary novel The Night Mail (Dar al-Adab). The ceremony took place on Tuesday 23rd April in Abu Dhabi’s Fairmont Bab Al Bahr hotel. (©Kheridine Mabrouk)

 

Dame Jacqueline Wilson delivered the 2019 Philippa Pearce Lecture at Homerton College in Cambridge on Thursday 11th April. Pictured L-R Louise Joy, Wilson, Will Pearce and Sally Christie.

 

Oneworld brought six rising literary stars from Poland, Italy, Germany, Finland and Slovenia to the UK for a series of events as part of their pro-Europe, anti-Brexit campaign in partnership with Creative Europe. The authors L-R Jasmin B Frelih, Selja Ahava, Piotr Tarczynski, Jacek Dehnel, Olga Grjasnowa and Alessandro D’Avenia are pictured at a signing at Foyles.