Two of the UK’s bestselling female writers – Joanna Trollope OBE and Dame Jacqueline Wilson OBE – will be spotlighted as part of this year’s Author of the Day programme. The two authors were announced today alongside David Baldacci, who will join the fair as a special guest.
Every year, the Author of the Day brings some of the most acclaimed, successful writers working today, showcasing their work and celebrating their achievements.
- Tuesday 10th April: Joanna Trollope, General Trade Author of the Day
- Wednesday 11th April: Mihkel Mutt (Estonia), Nora Ikstena (Latvia) and Kristina Sabaliauskaitė (Lithuania), The Baltics Market Focus Authors of the Day
- Thursday 12th April: Jacqueline Wilson, Children’s Author of the Day
First introduced in 2006, the Author of the Day featured some of my favourite authors: Anthony Browne, Julia Donaldson, Neil Gaiman, Sir Terry Prachett and Michael Morpurgo.