The Bookseller Rising Stars of 2021
9 July 2021
The Bookseller has announced its 2021 Rising
Stars-the annual list of the book trade's up-and-comers
and leaders of the future.
Many congratulations to all the Rising Stars with special
mentions for Nyla Ahmad (Scottish Book
Trust), Jo Dingley (Canongate Books) and
Sasha de Buyl (now at Cúirt after many years
working in the Scottish book world).
This year's Shooting Star-the one person on the list they give a
little bit more recognition to-is HarperFiction's Phoebe
Morgan, who drove the recent Books for Vaccines online
auction, which raised £60,000 for Covid relief in poorer
In The Bookseller of 9 July 2021, Tom Tivnan says
that 'a clear trend for this year's group is that they have been
tested by the coronavirus, but emerged all the stronger for
For the full list of Rising Stars, see The Bookseller website.