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Nibbies Night 2022

May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

British Book Awards logo 2022

The British Books Awards (or Nibbies) will be announced at a ceremony in London on Monday 23 May 2022 (Nibbies Night) and streamed online. The latter is free to view: see the British Book Awards website.

It’s an exciting night for the book trade and we’ll have our fingers crossed for the Scottish contingent who are shortlisted for the following trade awards:

  • Children’s Bookseller of the Year: The Edinburgh Bookshop
  • Marketing Strategy of the Year: Heather McDaid and Laura Jones at 404 Ink for their Inklings Series Launch
  • Individual Bookseller of the Year: Olivia Kekewich at The Edinburgh Bookshop
  • Designer of the Year: Rafaela Romaya at Canongate
  • The British Book Awards for Export: Canongate
  • Academic, Educational & Professional Publisher of the Year: Edinburgh University Press
  • Rights Professional of the Year: Jessica Neale at Canongate
  • Independent Publisher of the Year: Canongate
  • Publisher of the Year: Canongate

For the full shortlists, see The Bookseller British Book Awards shortlists 2022. There’s also a news article by Sian Bayley in The Bookseller 25 March 2022.

The previously announced Small Press Scotland winner – Cranachan Publishing – will also be in contention for overall Small Press winner (and that winner will then compete to be crowned Independent Publisher of the Year).


Two books published by Canongate are shortlisted for Books of the Year:


May 23
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm