Sir Terry Pratchett has been announced the Author of the Day for the Opening Day of the 2014 London Book Fair on April 8.
Commenting on Sir Terry Pratchett’s attendance, Jacks Thomas, Director, The London Book Fair says, ‘Terry’s presence at The London Book Fair 2014 is a complete treat; a national icon and international inspiration, Terry has created a literary fan base of millions around the world; his contribution to the book industry is tremendous and his influence continues to stimulate new generations of readers in numerous markets and languages. We are looking forward very much to welcoming him to Earls Court in April.’
Children’s laureate Malorie Blackman previously was announced as the London Book Fair Children’s Author of the Day for April 10.
[Thanks to Michael J. Walsh and Andrew Porter for the story.]