Almost evenly divided between fiction and nonfiction, the 2019 Wellcome Book Prize longlist features issues of gender, identity, mental health and medicine.
While news of book and publishing awards proliferates, the Selfies are being introduced in the UK this year as a competition among independent authors.
With a dual-track structure for booksellers and publishers, the Scottish Book Trade Conference on February 26 will feature workshops as well as discussion.
The London Book Fair’s Trailblazer Awards have honored 20 young publishing standouts in four years. And the GLLI YA Translated Book Prize goes to a PRH work.
Festival directors, journalists, authors, broadcasters, editors, publishers, booksellers, illustrators, translators, educators, and literary agents are among the big cohort of judges for the 2019 ‘Nibbies.’
The 48 subject category winners of the 2019 PROSE Award cycle from the Association of American Publishers will yield four top category titles and an overall winner.
The award program, based at Swansea University in the poet’s hometown, presents a 12-title longlist by authors 39 and younger.
London Book Fair’s 2019 charity is a partnership of BAFTA Kids and Place2Be, which combines film and tv school tours with mental health programming.
The Costa Book of the Year prize goes to its biography category winner, a tale of the Dutch Nazi resistance by Bart van Es.
Bertelsmann announces a ‘Content Alliance’ to explore ‘stronger cooperation among all Bertelsmann content businesses’ like books, film, tv and magazines.