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The British Book Awards 2023

Apply by Friday 3rd February to be considered for The British Book Awards 2023.

The British Book Awards, aka The Nibbies, is a celebration of books: it affirms, connects and energises the world of reading by showcasing the authors and illustrators who have stirred our hearts and imaginations, and the industry behind the scenes who have brought them to readers. Above all it celebrates the intimate connection between the books, their makers and their audience.

Dates for your diary

Submissions open – 9th December
Submissions deadline – 3rd February
Independent Bookshops Regional Finalists – 15th February
Small Press Regional Finalists – 17th February
Independent Bookshops Regional Winners – 15th March
Small Press Regional Winners – 16th March
Shortlists announced – 17th March
British Book Awards Ceremony – 15th May


For details and to enter, see The Bookseller website.