Congratulations to Cranachan Publishing which was announced as the 2022 British Book Awards Small Press of the Year Country Winner for Scotland. Congratulations also to the Wee Book Company which was Highly Commended.
The full list of Scottish contenders were:
Cranachan Publishing (WINNER)
The Wee Book Company (HIGHLY COMMENDED)
Member Saraband was also shortlisted in the North England category.
Sponsored by CPI Group, the award celebrates the diversity, innovation and creativity of small presses, selected from a list of 50 finalists. “The Small Press award has become one of the most important at the British Book Awards, with more than 60 submissions showcasing the sheer versatility and breadth of publishing across the United Kingdom and Ireland,” said Philip Jones, editor of The Bookseller, and chair of the judges.
The eight regional and country winners are now in contention for the overall Small Press of the Year Award. The overall Small Press winner will also compete to be crowned Independent Publisher of the Year. The winners will be announced on 23 May 2022 at a ceremony in London.