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22 January 2019

British Book Awards 2019

8 January 2019

The British Book Awards organised by The Bookseller celebrate the greatness of the British book trade and the people behind it - the best books, the best writers, the best bookshops, the best publishers - from industry greats to those starting out. 

The closing date for entries is Friday 8 February 2019.

The categories are:

Books, Authors & Illustrators of the Year
Book of the Year - Children's Fiction | Book of the Year - Children's Illustrated and Non-fiction | Book of the Year - Debut | Book of the Year - Non-fiction: Lifestyle | Book of the Year - Non-fiction: Narrative | Book of the Year - Fiction | Book of the Year - Fiction: Crime & Thriller | Book of the Year - Audio | Author of the Year | Illustrator of the Year

Bringing Books to Readers
Independent Bookshop of the Year | Children's Bookseller of the Year | Book Retailer of the Year

Great People
Editor of the Year | Rights Professional of the Year | Literary Agent of the Year | Individual Bookseller of the Year

Publishing Success
Imprint of the Year  | Academic, Educational and Professional Publisher of the Year | Children's Publisher of the Year | Independent Publisher of the Year | Publisher of the Year  | Marketing Strategy of the Year | Publicity Campaign of the Year

New for 2019
Small Press of the Year

 

For more information on the awards and how to enter, see The British Book Awards website.