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Events 2022

 

A busy few months!

Despite Covid restrictions, it’s been a busy few months for Jonathan on the events scene. He’s done lots of virtual events with bookshops, schools and literary festivals from all over the world.

Jonathan has done virtual events for German fans, including events for Munich Literature Festival, the Cologne Lit Festival, Luneburg and Buchmesse Saar. He’s loved chatting with other authors during the events and of course, his favourite part, answering questions from his readers.

Across the Atlantic, Jonathan took part in a virtual tour to launch The Outlaws Scarlett and Browne in the US! He held wonderful events with top bookshops including Little Shop of Stories, Blue Willow, Joseph Beth, Books of Wonder and more.

Closer to home, Jonathan zoomed into events for ILF Dublin lit festival, Hay festival, YALC, the Edinburgh International Book Festival and more.

The virtual events have been a fantastic way to connect with his readers. Now, in 2022, here’s hoping he can also attend some events in real life too!

London Calling

As pandemic restrictions eased in the UK, Jonathan took to the streets of London to sign copies of The Outlaws Scarlett and Browne in bookshops throughout the capital.

It was a fantastic day – heaps of books signed, lots of lovely catch ups with booksellers and a big bowl of steaming noodles for lunch to keep Jonathan sustained.


World Book Day 2022

To celebrate WBD, Jonathan will be doing two events for a schools audience, one with a central London school and one closer to Jonathan’s home, Beaumont School, in St Albans.

Beaumont School has been running a wonderful reading initiative over the past year – it’s called The Whole School Read and they’ve chosen to focus on The Outlaws Scarlett and Browne.

Led by the wonderful library team, and supported by all the school staff, pupils have been challenged to read Scarlett and Browne. But it doesn’t stop there – parents, staff, even the lollipop lady, have been encouraged to read the book.

The initiative has resulted in some amazing bits of artwork, reviews, jacket images, and enthusiasm throughout the whole school for Jonathan’s book.

To bring this amazing initiative to a close, Jonathan is going to visit Beaumont on World Book Day (Thursday 3rd March) to meet the students and hear all about their adventures with Scarlett and Albert.

 

 
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