Curtis Brown’s Nick Marston and WhatsOnStage.com founder Terri Paddock will join a cross-section of creative industry professionals including digital film makers, literary editors and theatre programmers on the judging panel for the inaugural CAMEO awards.
Front Row’s Samira Ahmed, television presenter June Sarpong, past Publishers Association c.e.o. Simon Juden, former Little, Brown chief executive Ursula Mackenzie, authors Peter James, Lorraine Pascale, Dreda Say Mitchell and Fanny Blake, and literary journalists Andrew Holgate, Arifa Akbar and Claire Armitstead are among the judges for the British Book Awards 2017.
A Soho awards night with David Nicholls, a very special Harry Potter screening at the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London and conversations with Michael Morpurgo and Roddy Doyle lead the eclectic line-up of this year’s London Book & Screen Week (13-19 March 2017).
The International Literature Showcase (ILS) has today issued an open call for three creative commissions each worth £2,500 to explore how literature is written, translated, presented, mediated or expanded online.
Three internationally celebrated writers will be spotlighted at The London Book Fair 2017 (14-16 March), with an Author of the Day line-up set to include bestselling author and former Children’s Laureate Michael Morpurgo, Man Booker prize winning novelist Roddy Doyle and eminent Polish author Olga Tokarczuk, the country’s most widely translated female writer.