The London Book Fair has announced writer Caryl Phillips, leading YA novelist Holly Bourne and acclaimed Indonesian author Seno Gumira Ajidarma, to headline its annual Author of the Day programme. A key element of the fair, the programme brings some of the most successful writers working today to showcase their work and celebrating their achievements.
Headlining the opening day of the fair is Caryl Phillips, whose eminent body of work includes sixteen works of fiction and non-fiction including Crossing the River, A Distant Shore and Dancing in the Dark.
Children’s Author of the Day is Holly Bourne, author of the award-winning ‘Spinster Club’ series. In 2018 she released her first, adult novel How Do You Like Me Now while returning to her YA roots with Are We All Lemmings and Snowflakes?