#LBF19 – Day Two – The Best Bits

#LBF19 – Day Two – The Best Bits

The halls were buzzing on day two at The London Book Fair. Visitors and exhibitors turned out in force to meet at the global marketplace for rights negotiation and the sale and distribution of content across print, audio, TV, film and digital channels.

Here is a look at some of the best bits from day 2 at #LBF19:

Poets corner…
First up this morning we were joined in Poets Corner by Raymond Antrobus, our Poet of the Fair.

Raymond was in conversation with Isobel Colchester of Poet in the City, exploring some of the themes from his critically acclaimed collection The Perseverance, including a look at deafness, race, masculinity and more.

We caught up with Raymond shortly after:

Behind the scenes…
Next we were joined by James Runcie, he was at the show to plan the launch of the much anticipated prequel to the treasured Grantchester series, The Road to Grantchester, which is being published in the next couple of weeks.

We caught up with James in the LBF Live Lounge:

Author of the Day…
Next up we welcomed Seno Gumira Ajidarma, our Indonesian Author of the Day, and well known advocate of freedom of publication. Seno took to the English PEN Literary Salon stage for a look at the Indonesian literature market.

Seno popped into the LBF Live Lounge to tell us more:

The Usborne Farm Yard…
Throughout day two the Usborne Farm Yard proved popular with visitors young and old. The multiple award-winning publisher’s stand was packed all day long. Here is a look at some of the action:

More to come tomorrow…
That covers just some of day two at #LBF19 and there is still one more day to go!

Thanks to those who attended today, we look forward to seeing you again tomorrow. For those who didn’t attend, if you haven’t already, you can still book your tickets to attend here:

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