Authors from all over the country take part in book signing event at Redbridge Central Library

Authors who took part in the event at Redbridge Library with Mayor Cllr Debbie Kaur Thiara (pictured

Authors who took part in the event at Redbridge Library with Mayor Cllr Debbie Kaur Thiara (pictured centre). - Credit: Melissa Page

“It was clear that whatever race, religion or even distance between us, we are all connected by a common passion. Our love for the English language.”

Authors from across the country came together to take part in a book signing event at Redbridge Central Library.

The books were on display throughout September and on Saturday, October 6, members of the public came along to meet the authors and speak to them about their novels.

Left to right: Illustrator Katie Sherriff, Mayor Cllr Debbie Kaur Thiara, Author Franca B Lawrence a

Left to right: Illustrator Katie Sherriff, Mayor Cllr Debbie Kaur Thiara, Author Franca B Lawrence and Author Lorraine Reed. - Credit: Melissa Page

Authors included: James Agombar, Usha Chudasama, Graham Clingbine, Eithne Cullen, Jane Ulysses Grell, Franca B Lawrence, Irene Nunez Martinez, Nera Hart, Emily Madge Payne and Lorraine Reed.

One author, Sarah Gunn, travelled all the way from France to meet fans and sign copies of her teen fiction books ‘The Wolf’s Tail Part one’ and ‘A Spaceship Adventure’.

Authors at the event at Redbridge Library with Mayor Cllr Debbie Kaur Thiara (pictured centre).

Authors at the event at Redbridge Library with Mayor Cllr Debbie Kaur Thiara (pictured centre). - Credit: Melissa Page


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The Mayor of Redbridge, Councillord Debbie Kaur-Thiara, also popped in to the event.

Lorraine Reed, who organised the event said: “Having the opportunity to bring a growing community of creative and inspiring authors together, has proven to be one of the most rewarding things I have ever done!

Mayor Cllr Debbie Kaur Thiara and author Lorraine Reed

Mayor Cllr Debbie Kaur Thiara and author Lorraine Reed - Credit: Melissa Page

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“My dad and I organised an Author event at Redbridge central Library through our Facebook groups (‘Writers In The Wood’ and ‘Dr Clingbine’s Readers and Authors group.’)

“It was clear that whatever race, religion or even distance between us, we are all connected by a common passion.

Author Dr Graham Clingbine talking to Mayor Cllr Debbie Kaur Thiara

Author Dr Graham Clingbine talking to Mayor Cllr Debbie Kaur Thiara - Credit: Melissa Page

“Our love for the English language, has created strong bonds with people as far away as America and France and as close as Essex and Hertfordshire. Meeting the lovely Mayor of Redbridge ‘Debbie Kaur-Thiara was a true honour. Authors donated many books to the library who in turn supported our event magnificently.

“Thanks go to The Mayor of Redbridge for visiting and talking to us about our books.

Mayor Cllr Debbie Kaur Thiara and author Usha Chudasama

Mayor Cllr Debbie Kaur Thiara and author Usha Chudasama - Credit: Melissa Page

“Thanks also go to Rhonda Brooks and all the staff at the library who supported our event, everyone from countries across the globe who donated copies of their books to Redbridge Library, all who came over to meet us and get their signed copies of our books and of course thanks also go to all the authors who attended our event.”

Left to right: Moira Clark from Wanstead with Author Irene Martinez.

Left to right: Moira Clark from Wanstead with Author Irene Martinez. - Credit: Melissa Page

Illustrator Katie Sherriff and Author Eithne Cullen.

Illustrator Katie Sherriff and Author Eithne Cullen. - Credit: Melissa Page

Author Irene Martinez (right) signing a book for Moira Clark from Wanstead.

Author Irene Martinez (right) signing a book for Moira Clark from Wanstead. - Credit: Melissa Page

Left to right: Illustrator Katie Sherriff, Author Franca B Lawrence talking to Mayor Cllr Debbie Kau

Left to right: Illustrator Katie Sherriff, Author Franca B Lawrence talking to Mayor Cllr Debbie Kaur Thiara - Credit: Melissa Page

Mayor Cllr Debbie Kaur Thiara (left) and author Eithne Cullen (right).

Mayor Cllr Debbie Kaur Thiara (left) and author Eithne Cullen (right). - Credit: Melissa Page

Left to right: Author Dr Graham Clingbine, Development Librarian Rhonda Brooks and Mayor Cllr Debbie

Left to right: Author Dr Graham Clingbine, Development Librarian Rhonda Brooks and Mayor Cllr Debbie Kaur Thiara - Credit: Melissa Page

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