Vilnius Book Fair

In 2018, I organised a a delegate of UK children’s publishers (Pushkin Press, Thames and Hudson, Flying Eye, Tate Publishing, Firefly Press and Tiny Owl) to attend Vilnius Book Fair in Lithuania in an effort to increase children’s literature in translation coming from the region. This resulted in a number of books being published in translation in the UK as well as introducing fantastic illustrators to the UK publishing scene. The trip was organised by the Lithuanian Cultural Institute in a spirit of collaboration and cross-cultural exchange in anticipation of the Market Focus on the Baltic St